Community Resources in Texas

There is hope. There are resources to help you get on with living a happy, fulfilling life. If you had a broken arm, you would not wait to get medical attention; likewise, the best time to ask for help is when you first notice the problem. 

What to Look For

Everyone has their ups and downs, but if you or a loved one is experiencing overwhelming feelings of distress that interrupt daily life, it may be time to ask for help. The following are some signs that it’s time to talk to a mental health professional:

  • Persistent feelings of unhappiness or hopelessness
  • Excessive anxiety that disrupts your activities
  • The inability to concentrate on daily tasks
  • Insomnia or fatigue
  • A change in appetite or significant, sudden weight gain or loss
  • Difficulty coping with a recent loss, like a death or the end of a relationship 
  • Feeling so overwhelmed by your current circumstances that you cannot focus on everyday activities
  • Thoughts of hurting yourself or others