Service | Compassion | Education
About the Program
The San Antonio Mobile Mental Wellness Collaborative was founded in 2019 by six nonprofits wanting to provide a holistic approach to mental wellness by breaking barriers and bringing services right into the schools.
Organizations in the Collaborative include:
- Jewish Family Service of San Antonio
- Family Service Association
- Clarity Child Guidance Center
- Rise Recovery
- Children’s Bereavement Center of South Texas
- Communities in School of San Antonio
Who is Eligible for the Free Confidential Services?
Services are available to students, their families, teachers, and staff of the following school districts:
Services are free and confidential. They are available virtually or in person. Spanish-speaking counselors are available.
- Individual counseling to include anxiety, anger, grief, trauma and more
- Group therapy
- Drug and alcohol evaluation and counseling
- Case management
- Trauma-informed assessments
- Screenings to identify Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
Questions about the Collaborative? Reach out:
The Collaborative offers no-cost education and training opportunities for mental health professionals, school employees, caregivers, students and the community. For more information or to request a training, please email the Collaborative at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here to view the online version of the curriculum guide.
One in Five Minds – Powered by Clarity Child Guidance Center, this website has a plethora of information about children’s mental health.
The backbone support of this program has been generously provided by the following:
In the News
Learn more about the program through recent news coverage.
San Antonio Report (July 13, 2021) Commissioners approve $4.75M for student mental health, $3.9M on jail overtime
KSAT (March 29, 2021) School mental health pilot program expands into more districts
KSAT (March 16, 2021) KSAT Town Hall [Parenting During a Pandemic Part 2]
Texas Public Radio (October 21, 2020) Mental Health Collaborative Expands Into Harlandale, Edgewood School Districts
San Antonio Report (October 14, 2020) Mental health collaborative with roots in South San ISD now growing into Harlandale, Edgewood ISDs
Spectrum News National Documentary (July 29, 2020) Divisible/Indivisible Part 3: Inside the Care Zone
KSAT (June 11, 2020) ‘You Can Be the Judge’ During the First-Virtual Event by Philanthropitch
San Antonio Magazine (June 11, 2020) Philanthropitch San Antonio Goes Virtual
San Antonio Business Journal (June 10, 2020) San Antonio Nonprofits Compete in Fast-Pitch Event to Seek Support for Innovative Initiatives
Rivard Report (June 8, 2020) Nonprofits Compete to Grow at Third Annual Philanthropitch
Mental Health Weekly, Wiley Online Library (June 5, 2020) Texas Pilot Program Bringing MH Services to Local Community
San Antonio Express-News (June 2, 2020) Pilot program brings long-awaited mental health services to South San ISD
Spectrum News (May 18, 2020) Mobile Mental Wellness Collaborative Stays Active During Pandemic
San Antonio Magazine (March 11, 2020) At Philanthropitch, Nonprofits Compete for Funds to Grow
San Antonio Magazine (March 2020) Collaborating for a Cause (p. 8-9)
KENS 5 (November 20, 2019) Students help open ‘Care Zone’ with free mental health services for South San Antonio ISD
Texas Public Radio (November 15, 2019) Four Years In The Making, Mental Health Center Opens In South San Antonio School District
Rivard Report (November 15, 2019) Mental Health Resource Center Opens in South San ISD After Push From Students
KSAT (November 8, 2019) South San ISD students’ grassroot movement produces results
KENS 5 (October 8, 2019) SA Mobile Mental Wellness Collaboration
KSAT (August 30, 2019) Mobile mental wellness pilot program begins at South San ISD