Panhandle Behavioral Health Alliance

Welcome to the Panhandle Behavioral Health Alliance website! We’re working to improve mental health service delivery in 26 counties of northwest Texas by supporting the development of a highly responsive, clinically effective and efficient community behavioral health system. While on this website, you can learn more about our organization, find behavioral health resources, see PBHA in the news or contact us if you’re interested in getting more involved. If you’re in a crisis situation and need immediate help, call 1-806-359-6699 locally or 1-800-692-4039 toll free.

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Behavioral Health Careers Presentation

Click here to see the flyer for the October 9th presentations from 1:30 – 3:30 pm via Zoom. Topics are addiction and forensic mental health, and virtual employer booths to follow immediately after. Registration required for attendees and employer booth.

Behavioral Health Employee Retention Survey
(click on the link to take the survey)

PBHA is gathering feedback and data to address behavioral health professional and clinician shortages in our region. This anonymous survey is for employees who are in behavioral health professions, including mental health and addiction. The purpose of the survey is to identify what factors influence your retention with a behavioral health employer.

(Click on the image to take a test)

Take a free Mental Health Test!

A screening is a tool that has been proven by research to help identify symptoms of a mental health disorder. MHA's screening tools provide an anonymous, free and private way to learn about your mental health and if you are showing warning signs of a mental illness. A screening only takes a few minutes, and after you are finished you will be given information about the next steps you should take based on the results.

A screening is not a diagnosis, but it can be a helpful tool for starting a conversation with your doctor or a loved one about your mental health.

Texans Recovering Together:  COVID-19 IDD and Behavioral Health Resources

Texans Recovering Together provides short-term stress management and crisis counseling to individuals and groups having psychological reactions to large-scale, presidentially declared disasters. Texans experiencing anxiety, stress or emotional changes due to the pandemic can seek help from these resources.

Mental health support line includes peer support groups for frontline healthcare workers.

To call a local number: (806) 359-6699

Texans Recovering Together is a program administered by HHS’s Disaster Behavioral Health Services.

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Prevention and Early Intervention

Prevention and early intervention can improve our community's mental health for the future. Learn what PBHA is doing to address these opportunities in our local community.

 

 

Mental Health Access and Alignment

The Panhandle Behavioral Health Alliance works to improve access and alignment of our local systems:

Click to learn more about Integrated Care which focuses on integrating physical and behavioral health.

Click to learn more about Justice activities.

Panhandle Provider Shortage

The top 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle have a shortage of mental health workers. The Panhandle Behavioral Health Alliance is working to address this shortage in the Panhandle.

 

 

Click here to find out what others have to say about ending the stigma of mental illness.

Let's work together to help people know that mental health is just as important as physical health, and mental illnesses are treatable.