How to Access Mental Health Resources During A Crisis

Mental Health Resources for Amarillo Area (updated 5-18-21).

Virtual event on how to access mental health resources in the Texas Panhandle during emergencies with speakers from:
– The Pavilion
– Family Support Services
– Texas Panhandle Centers Mobile Crisis Outreach Team
– Amarillo Police Department Crisis Intervention Team

(May 18, 2021)

 


2020 Peace of Mind Conference

List of local resources from Day 2’s Ask an Expert Panel.

PBHA hosted it’s second annual Peace of Mind Conference in a 2-day virtual event with program sessions including: A keynote presentation about “Caring for Employees’ Mental Health” by owner Joe Street and chaplain Danny Mize followed by a Q&A; a panel discussion on “Community Perspectives on COVID-19 & Mental Health;” and a Q&A in an “Ask an Expert Provider” panel. The conference also had Creative Peer Expression videos by local artists’ and concluded with a virtual resource fair.

(October 20 & 21, 2020)


Bedlam: An Intimate Journey into America’s Mental Health Crisis Online Viewings

List of mental health resources by Bedlam.

Psychiatrist and documentarian Kenneth Paul Rosenberg, M.D., chronicles personal, poignant stories of those suffering from mental illness, including his own family, to bring to light this epidemic and possible solutions.

(April 14, 2020)


Angst: Raising Awareness around Anxiety Documentary Viewings

The film aims to help people identify and understand the symptoms of anxiety and encourage them to reach out for help.

Three separate viewings held at Caprock High School, West Texas A&M University, and Amarillo College.

(October 2019)


2019 Peace of Mind Conference

Keynote speaker presentation and panel discussion.

Watch Terry Bentley Hill’s compelling, personal story of dealing with her husband’s and 14-year-old daughter’s deaths by suicide and her own related issues with depression. Ms. Hill was keynote speaker for our Peace of Mind Conference. Her talk is followed by a Q&A with local behavioral health experts.

(May 21, 2019)


2-1-1 Tour: Behavioral Health Agencies & Services

Presentations:
— National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
— The Agape Center (Amarillo Area Mental Health Consumers)
— Texas Panhandle Centers Peer Services
— Panhandle Behavioral Health Alliance

Site Visits:
— Amarillo Veterans Affairs Medical Center
— The Pavilion at Northwest Texas Healthcare System
— The Hope & Healing Place
— Amarillo Domestic Violence Shelter
— Texas Panhandle Centers Homeless Services

(May 15, 2019)