According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 5 American children ages 3 through 17 (about 15 million) have a diagnosable mental, emotional or behavior disorder in a given year.
DeSoto County Schools is committed to the wellness of all students by providing a safe learning environment and the necessary mental health supports to address the social and emotional needs of all students.
Please see our links and resources. If you have any questions, please contact Tajuana Williams, Director of Mental Health Services.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Available 24 hours everyday or 1-800-273-TALK
Crisis Text Line-Text "TN" to 741 741
Suicide Prevention Lifeline for Hearing and Speech Impaired
The National Hopeline Network
Region IV Mobile Crisis Team
Links & Resources
- 10 Ways to Help a Grieving Child.pdf
- 6 Hiddens Signs of Teen Anxiety.pdf
- Bullying Guide Handout.pdf
- Mental Health Consult Request Form.pdf
- Mental Health Information for Students.pdf
- Middle School to High School Transition.pdf
- Region IV Referral.pdf
- Request for Social Work Services.pdf
- Suicidal Thoughts or Behaviors Parent Information.pdf
- Student Wellness Plan.pdf
- 6 Common Triggers of Teen Stress.pdf
- Mental Health Education Websites.pdf