We Advocate for Overall Mental Health

 

By connecting people with resources, we help people recover from a mental health crisis. Through long-term systemic improvements, we envision comprehensive behavioral health for every person in Denton County using cross-system collaboration to repair and restore lives.

 

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THROUGH COMMUNITY INVESTMENTS AND COLLABORATIVE PROGRAMS, WE
  • Improve access to mental health care
  • Create conversations to reduce mental health stigma
  • Analyze data to assess gaps in mental health care services
  • Work with law enforcement and court systems to help repair and restore lives
     

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"BEHAVIORAL HEALTH" vs. "MENTAL HEALTH" 
What's the difference?
 
Behavioral health is a broader term that not only includes mental health conditions like depression or bipolar disorder, but also includes interventions for substance abuse and other addictions.

 


DENTON COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH LEADERSHIP TEAM
As an advocate for overall mental health, United Way of Denton County serves as the backbone organization to the Denton County Behavioral Health Leadership Team. This team advocates and facilitates a collaborative person-centered behavioral health system to repair and restore lives. 
 
 
 
 
 

 

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

Mental Health First Aid is a FREE workshop designed to teach you the signs and symptoms of common mental health conditions and how to respond and refer. Resources for Veterans are highlighted as this workshop as it is component of Project Camo, a grant initiative funded through Texas Health and Human Services Texas Veterans+Family Alliance. Medical City Denton is a proud sponsor of this event.

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