North Texas Behavioral Health Authority

North Texas Behavioral Health Authority

NTBHA is the Local Behavioral Health Authority (LBHA) contracted by Texas Human Services Commission Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Treatment for qualified individuals in Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, & Rockwall Counties.

Operating as usual

22/08/2022

The 2022 Big Texas Rally for Recovery is happening September 17th at The Sound at Cypress Waters. This year's thems is, The Sound of Recovery. DFW will host advocates, peers, friends, and families across the metroplex for a day filled with fun as we celebrate the 13th Anniversary of the Big Texas Rally for Recovery! This is a FREE event for the whole family. Register here, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/big-texas-rally-for-recovery-dfw-2022-the-sound-of-recovery-tickets-372203730377?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

18/08/2022

Anthem Strong Families presents the 2022 Regional Family and Fatherhood Summit. The theme for this year’s summit slated for Wednesday, September 7, and Thursday, September 8 is: “PROTECTING THE MASTERPIECE OF FAMILY: A COMMUNITY CALL TO ACTION.” The summit will bring together civic, business leaders, and thought leaders to discuss myriad issues that prevent families from being successful. https://anthemstrongfamilies.org/

18/08/2022

Mental Wellness Tip of the Day

Mental Health First Aid - TEXAS VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS 17/08/2022

Mental Health First Aid - TEXAS VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS

The North Texas Behavioral Health Authority, Dallas Police Department, and Parkland Hospital are co-hosting Virtual Mental Health First Aid classes, funded through DFW Hospital Council EXCLUSIVELY for Veterans and their family members who reside in the counties of Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, and Rockwall. There will be 2 more opportunities to participate. Please share.

August 20th, 8:30am – 2:30pm
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mental-health-first-aid-veterans-and-their-family-members-tickets-343228665177

August 27th, 8:30am – 2:30pm
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mental-health-first-aid-veterans-and-their-family-members-tickets-343231303067

Mental Health First Aid - TEXAS VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use. disorders.

16/08/2022

Our virtual DEI trainings are returning in August. August topic is, S.A.F.E (Spirituality and Faith Empowers). This training is appropriate for faith leaders and mental health professionals. Join us August 19th. CEU's are available. Rsvp for either date here, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/313765610387

Photos from North Texas Behavioral Health Authority's post 12/08/2022

Some of our OSAR (Outreach, Screening, Assessment, and Referral) and CHW (Community Health Worker) team members participated in the Maybank ISD back to school event in Kaufman County. NTBHA is out in the community providing outreach and education throughout our six counties. Pictured are Curran Oakley (OSAR), Derrell Harris (CHW), Victoria (CHW), and Carol Williams (Kaufman Bridge)

12/08/2022

Our OSAR (Outreach, Screening, Assessment, and Referral) team has been distributing Narcan and providing Narcan training to volunteer fire and rural police departments. Pictured here is our OSAR Outreach Education Specialist, Curran Oakley, and Lt. Waltz of the Balch Springs Police Department.

The Community Resource Link 12/08/2022

The Community Resource Link

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Photos from North Texas Behavioral Health Authority's post 11/08/2022

Our NTBHA teams have been busy in the community! Our OSAR (Outreach, Screening, Assessment, and Referral), Mental Health First Aid, and S&E Care Coordinator groups have been participating in various back to school events throughout our six-county catchment distributing school supplies and safety tip cards. We are always excited to provide outreach in the community!

11/08/2022

Mental Wellness Tip of the Day

10/08/2022

August 7th -13th is National Health Center Week (NHCW). This is an annual celebration that honors Community Health Centers globally highlighting the roles, strengths, services, and care provided by frontline providers, staff, and individuals in care. Celebrate your Community Health Center. For more information on how you can advocate and celebrate visit https://healthcenterweek.org/focus-days/
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10/08/2022

Our virtual DEI trainings are returning in August. August topic is, S.A.F.E (Spirituality and Faith Empowers). This training is appropriate for faith leaders and mental health professionals. There will be 2 opportunities to participate, August 5th or 19th. CEU's are available. Rsvp for either date here, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/313765610387

09/08/2022

Today is the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples. It is an opportunity to raise awareness and protect the rights of the world's indigenous population. This event also recognizes the achievements and contributions that indigenous people make to improve world issues such as environmental protection. Learn more about the role of indigenous women in the preservation adn transmission of traditional knowledge here, https://www.un.org/en/observances/indigenous-day

05/08/2022

Members of our Community Health Workers (CHW) are pictured with Dallas Mayor, Eric Johnson, for the Mayor's Back to School Bash this morning.

04/08/2022

Mental Wellness Tip of the Day

02/08/2022

Our virtual DEI trainings are returning in August. August topic is, S.A.F.E (Spirituality and Faith Empowers). This training is appropriate for faith leaders and mental health professionals. There will be 2 opportunities to participate, August 5th or 19th. CEU's are available. Rsvp for either date here, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/313765610387

01/08/2022

The North Texas Behavioral Health Authority, in partnership with Child and Family Guidance Center, Homeward Bound, and Southern Area Behavioral Health, is pleased to announce our attainment of Certified Community Behavioral Health Center (CCBHC) status. This national-level certification recognizes NTBHA’s place on the cutting edge of coordinated, comprehensive behavioral healthcare. We thank our Board of Directors, County officials, and stakeholders for their support in this certification process and look forward to the system enhancements this status will bring. Learn more about CCBHCs here, https://www.thenationalcouncil.org/program/ccbhc-success-center/ccbhc-overview/

28/07/2022

Mental Health Wellness Tip of the Day

27/07/2022

Our virtual DEI trainings are returning in August. August topic is, S.A.F.E (Spirituality and Faith Empowers). This training is appropriate for faith leaders and mental health professionals. There will be 2 opportunities to participate, August 5th or 19th. CEU's are available. Rsvp for either date here, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/313765610387

Photos from North Texas Behavioral Health Authority's post 25/07/2022

There is still time to complete the North Texas Behavioral Health Authority's community needs assessment. Your input is valuable to addressing the mental health, substance use, and crisis service needs within the counties of Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, and Rockwall. If you live or work within any of these six counties, your input is needed. The survey closes on August 1st. Complete the survey's relevant to you, www.ntbha.org/survey

21/07/2022

Mental Wellness Tip of the Day

Photos from North Texas Behavioral Health Authority's post 20/07/2022

On July 14th, some of our NTBHA team participated in the Loss Teams training hosted by MHMR Tarrant. Dr. Frank Campbell, founder of the LOSS Teams, facilitated the training. LOSS is an acronym for Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors, and was started to work with those bereaved by suicide.
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Photos from North Texas Behavioral Health Authority's post 20/07/2022

The HCBS-AMH (Home and Community Based Services - Adult Mental Health) program provides specialized support through home and community-based services to adults diagnosed with a serious mental illness, extended stay in psychiatric hospitals, frequent arrests, or emergency department visits. For more information on how to apply contact us at 214-366-9704, option #4
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Mental Health First Aid - TEXAS VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS 19/07/2022

Mental Health First Aid - TEXAS VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS

The North Texas Behavioral Health Authority, Dallas Police Department, and Parkland Hospital are co-hosting Virtual Mental Health First Aid classes EXCLUSIVELY for Veterans and their family members who reside in the counties of Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, and Rockwall. This opportunity is funded through a grant offered by the DFW Hospital Council. There are 4 training opportunities in the month of August. Please share.

August 6th 8:30am – 2:30pm
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mental-health-first-aid-veterans-and-their-family-members-tickets-343170320667

August 13th 8:30am – 2:30pm
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mental-health-first-aid-veterans-and-their-family-members-tickets-343227782537

August 20th 8:30am – 2:30pm
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mental-health-first-aid-veterans-and-their-family-members-tickets-343228665177

August 27th 8:30am – 2:30pm
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mental-health-first-aid-veterans-and-their-family-members-tickets-343231303067

Mental Health First Aid - TEXAS VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use. disorders.

Photos from North Texas Behavioral Health Authority's post 15/07/2022

Your input is requested! Please complete 1 of 3 surveys to help us to identify the mental health, substance use, and crisis services needs of our community. If you live or work in the counties of Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, or Rockwall, please complete. Visit our website or scan the QR code to complete the survey that fits your role as either a community stakeholder, individual receiving services, or a NTBHA funded provider of mental health and/or substance use services. Provide your input by July 17th.

14/07/2022

Mental Wellness Tip of the Day

Photos from North Texas Behavioral Health Authority's post 13/07/2022

Your input is requested! Please complete 1 of 3 surveys to help us to identify the mental health, substance use, and crisis services needs of our community. If you live or work in the counties of Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, or Rockwall, please complete. Visit our website or scan the QR code to complete the survey that fits your role as either a community stakeholder, individual receiving services, or a NTBHA funded provider of mental health and/or substance use services. Provide your input by July 17th.

13/07/2022

July is Month. During this month we honor the significant contributions made by French descendants to the United States such as architecture, language, and art. Join us in celebrating National French-American Heritage Month.

Photos from North Texas Behavioral Health Authority's post 11/07/2022

Your input is requested! Please complete 1 of 3 surveys to help us to identify the mental health, substance use, and crisis services needs of our community. If you live or work in the counties of Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, or Rockwall, please complete. Visit our website or scan the QR code to complete the survey that fits your role as either a community stakeholder, individual receiving services, or a NTBHA funded provider of mental health and/or substance use services. Provide your input by July 17th.

Photos from North Texas Behavioral Health Authority's post 07/07/2022

Your input is requested! Please complete 1 of 3 surveys to help us to identify the mental health, substance use, and crisis services needs of our community. If you live or work in the counties of Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, or Rockwall, please complete. Visit our website or scan the QR code to complete the survey that fits your role as either a community stakeholder, individual receiving services, or a NTBHA funded provider of mental health and/or substance use services. Provide your input by July 17th.

07/07/2022

Mental Health Wellness Tip of the Day

05/07/2022

July is Month. This month highlights the mental health disparities within the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) communities. This year’s theme for BIPOC Mental Health Month is . Join us and together, we will gain knowledge on historical context, systems of support, and actionable ways to move forward toward a mentally healthy future.https://www.mhanational.org/BIPOC-mental-health-month

04/07/2022

Wishing everyone a safe and happy Independence Day!
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30/06/2022

Mental Wellness Tip of the Day

Mental Health First Aid - TEXAS VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS 29/06/2022

Mental Health First Aid - TEXAS VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS

The North Texas Behavioral Health Authority, Dallas Police Department, and Parkland Hospital are co-hosting Virtual Mental Health First Aid classes EXCLUSIVELY for Veterans and their family members who reside in the counties of Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, and Rockwall. This opportunity is funded through a grant offered by the DFW Hospital Council. There are 4 training opportunities in the month of August. Please share. August 6th 8:30am – 2:30pm
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mental-health-first-aid-veterans-and-their-family-members-tickets-343170320667

August 13th 8:30am – 2:30pm
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mental-health-first-aid-veterans-and-their-family-members-tickets-343227782537

August 20th 8:30am – 2:30pm
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mental-health-first-aid-veterans-and-their-family-members-tickets-343228665177

August 27th 8:30am – 2:30pm
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mental-health-first-aid-veterans-and-their-family-members-tickets-343231303067

Mental Health First Aid - TEXAS VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use. disorders.

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Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00