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24/7 Support

Whitney ISD counselors are available for all of our students throughout the school day.  If you are in need of assistance outside of school hours, the list of options below are available 24 hours a day.


Whitney ISD Bully Reporting  To report an incident of alleged bullying, contact a school administrator or use our online forms.  If you wish, you can complete the forms anonymously.
 

The 988 Lifeline  The 988 Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States.

Crisis Text Line  Whether it’s friends, family, or community, everyone needs someone to lean on.  If you don’t know where to turn, you can text HOME to 741741.  It’s free and 24/7.

Texas Youth Helpline  The Texas Youth Helpline provides free and confidential services to youth, their parents, and families of youth in crisis.  You are not required to share your name or address.  Not a reporting hotline, and not associated with law enforcement or Child Protective Services.   phone or text: 1-800-989-6884   online chat
 

Self-injury Outreach & Support  A non-profit outreach initiative providing information and resources about self-injury to those who self-injure, those who have recovered, and those who want to help.

 
love is respect  Confidential support for teens, young adults, and their loved ones seeking help, resources, or information related to healthy relationships and dating abuse in the US. Available by text (“LOVEIS” to 22522), call (866-331-9474), or live chat online.

Additional Resources

The following resources are additional avenues for information and assistance, but do not offer 24 hour a day assistance.


The National Child Traumatic Stress Network  Resources and services for traumatized children, families, and communities.
 
Heart of Texas Behavioral Health Network  The Heart of Texas Behavioral Health Network strives to deliver accessible, caring, and responsive support services to individuals and families coping with mental illness, intellectual and developmental disabilities, developmental delays, and emotional conflict.
 
iwatchtx.org  Report suspicious activities or behaviors that may indicate criminal, terroristic, or school safety-related threats.  This site is not designed to report emergencies. If you have an emergency, call 911.
 
Texas Public Sex Offender Registry  The State of Texas Department of Public Safety maintains a current registry of all sex offenders who have registered with the state. The database can be sorted by name, address and zip code.  The school district does not maintain this list. This link is offered only as a service to our families.
 
Our Daily Bread-Whitney Food Bank  Our Daily Bread Food Bank provides food assistance to residents of the Lake Whitney area, including Aquilla, Blum and Whitney.
 
Partnership to End Addiction  Ensuring families impacted by addiction get the support they need.  Personalized guidance, online support groups, and helpline support available.
 
Rehab Help in Texas  Find recovery options in nearby cities.
 
MADD-The Power of Parents Program  Empowers parents of middle school and high school students to have ongoing, intentional conversations about the dangers and consequences of underage drinking and other drug use
 
Keep 'Em Safe Texas - The Keep ‘Em Safe Texas program was created to inform and educate gun owners about the importance of safely storing firearms when not in use.