Ector County ISD is invested the health and wellbeing of our staff, faculty, students, and community. Please know that we are thinking of you all as you adjust to lives that likely look much different than they did just one week ago. As we all work to navigate the various physical, emotional, and financial impacts of the rapidly-evolving novel coronavirus, we want to ensure that we continue to provide our community with helpful resources for navigating the uncertainty this situation has created for our community and our world.
Mental and Emotional Health Support
This is an extraordinary situation and you may be feeling like you need additional support. If you’re feeling anxious about coronavirus, know that you are not alone. It is normal to feel worried during stressful times. If you need immediate assistance or have a life-threatening emergency call 911, otherwise, here are resources to support your mental and emotional health.
If you do not know where to begin to get metal health or emotional help for yourself or someone you know, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) can help. SAMHSA provides confidential and immediate support, 24/7/365. If you are in crisis or need help dealing with one, you can:
- Call 1-800-985-5990 to speak to a trained professional
- Text TalkWithUs to 66746
You can also learn more about mental health support resources available locally by calling PermiaCare at 844-420-3964.
Texas State Health Services Department
The Texas State Health Services Department is available to help answer questions about COVID-19. To learn more you can:
- Call 2-1-1, then choose Option 6; Available 7 days a week from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org