Mental & Behavioral Health
KERRKIND, the Kerr County Inter-agency Directory, is a listing of important support, emergency, resource, and hand up agencies, non-profits and organizations serving the Kerr County and surrounding areas communities.
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HILL COUNTRY MHDD – KERR MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC
To provide mental health services delivered through a Disease Management Model: Treatment of major depression, bipolar and/or schizophrenia disorders that focuses on an individual’s outcomes, selected services, tools, and strengths in order for them to recover. Outpatient drug and alcohol counseling is offered.
ADDRESS: 955 Water Street, Kerrville, TX 78028
PHONE: 830-257-6553 OR 1-888-445-5232 (toll free)
CONTACT: Shannon Gray, Clinic Director
Jeremy Simon, Outpatient Drug & Alcohol Counseling
CRISIS LINE: 877-466-0660
To provide an activity center for adults with diagnosis of mental illness. Breakfast & lunch served at no cost.
Eligibility: Adults with diagnosis of mental illness
ADDRESS: 900 Paschal, Kerrville, TX 78028
HOURS: Wednesday & Friday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
CONTACT: Marilyn Ketcherside
KERRVILLE ISD DISTRICT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
To provide mental health assessment and intervention to KISD students as referred by campuses. Referrals for services for students come from school counselors and administrators. Assessment is non-diagnostic and intervention is short term. Referrals to community mental health providers will be provided and schools will coordinate with these providers as needed.
Eligibility: KISD General Education students at all campuses
All KISD campuses; Mental Health Services office is located near KISD Central Office
HOURS: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm during school year
CONTACT: Anne Carlson, LCSW-S and Leah Tull, LMSW
LAHACIENDA TREATMENT CENTER
To provide outreach services, family support, and 12-step meetings after discharge from treatment. The staff is skilled in accepting each individual for who and where they are then providing an individual plan for recovery. Adult programs and programs for men are provided. Treatment is provided for alcoholism, dual diagnosis, mental health and substance abuse, and opioid addiction. Levels of care include outpatient, 12-step, and alternate support. Clinical services include family therapy, group therapy, individual therapy, and life skills. Private insurance and self-pay options are accepted.
ADDRESS: 429 Earl Garrett Street, Kerrville, TX 78028
HELP LINE: 888-771-6276 (available 24/7)
NEW HOPE COUNSELING SERVICES (HILL COUNTRY CHRISTIAN COUNSELING CENTER, INC.)
To provide professional, evidence-based mental health counseling services and well-being across the family life cycle for all in the Hill Country area in English or Spanish. New Hope provides a wide array of services, such as, but not limited to: grief/loss; violence/abuse-sexual, substance abuse; anger management; PTSD; anxiety/depression; veteran’s issues; play therapy; trauma-focused strategies; and integrated behavioral healthcare with a focus on diabetes, obesity, smoking cessation, etc. Helping to promote personal development and independence, the New Hope therapists counsel with individuals: children from 4 years of age, adolescents, teens, adults, the elderly as well as couples and families; inclusive of all faiths and all socio-economic levels. Medicare, Medicaid, and most insurance accepted; sliding fee scale & financial assistance available for those below 200% Federal poverty guidelines. The 18-week BIPP State-approved curriculum is provided every Monday evening from 6-8 pm. Call for details/registration. New Hope does NOT provide psychology/psychiatry services or medication.
Eligibility Criteria: All are welcomed for outpatient mental healthcare. Please visit website www.newhopecounselingtx.org to review therapists and complete & submit intake packet for adults and/or children—English or Spanish. The New Hope office then calls to schedule the appointment. Requests may be made for therapist; no referral is required. The number of counseling services provided to be determined between client and therapist.
ADDRESS: 1127 East Main, Suite 100, Kerrville, TX 78028 (In the Hill Country Resource building (HCRC), best known as BCFS
HOURS: By appointment 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday; Additional appointment times may be available as needed; In-person or distance counseling available (phone, face-time, zoom, etc.)
PHONE: 830-257-3009 (New Hope Office)
CONTACT: Brenda Fudge, Director
SAN ANTONIO COUNCIL ON ALCOHOL AND DRUG AWARENESS (SACADA) HILL COUNTRY COUNCIL ON ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE (HCCADA)
To provide prevention programs and services, education and outpatient treatment & recovery support for Bandera, Bexar, Kendall & Kerr Counties. Most substance use prevention services are free of charge & include youth prevention programs taught in elementary, middle, & high schools; adult & community prevention presentations; & fun, creative activities for school districts, civic & parent organizations, & senior centers. We can provide presentations on stress relief, bullying, communication skills & journaling. We also provide mental health awareness training &, for a fee, alcohol & drug assessments. Education services include court ordered classes like the Drug Offender Education Program, DWI Education and DWI Intervention, referral services, Victim’s Impact Panel, Alcohol Awareness/Minor in Possession courses, & tobacco counseling & education. HCCADA’s Kerrville office also conducts 5-Panel Hair Follicle drug tests. Outpatient treatment & recovery services include individual & group counseling. Parent Awareness & Drug Risk Education (PADRE), & recovery support services.
LOCATION: Hill Country Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse - 102 Business Drive, Kerrville, TX 78028
HOURS: Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
GROUP COUNSELING: Monday – Wednesday 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
CONTACT: Andrea Salazar, ACPS Director Youth Prevention; Phone: 830-428-8797
Kristen Staton, Youth Prevention Specialist; Phone: 210-225-4741 (Ext. 5010)
EMAIL: email@example.com (Andrea Salazar); firstname.lastname@example.org (Kristen Staton)
WEBSITES: HCCADA – www.hccada.org; SACADS – www.sacada.org