National Suicide Prevention Month: Resources

September is National Suicide Prevention Month

Suicide is one of the top three leading causes of death in people ages 15-44.  If you are depressed, seek help.

HOTLINES:
In the event of a medical or mental health emergency, please call 911.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  1-800-273-TALK (8255)
GLBT youth in crisis-  Trevor Project 1-866-488-7386

Natural Approach
Here are a couple of articles that have useful information on natural approaches to depression.  Georgia’s Naturals carries a fine selection of supplements mentioned in these articles. Grace can help with Natural Health Consultations.

Natural Remedies for Depression

Natural Depression Treatment

Self Help Reading:
Feeling Good , David Burns, MD
Identifies behaviors that are your weak points that keep you depressed or anxious.  Cognitive therapy to help change the way you think to a more positive and healthier thinking.  There is also a workbook that is separate, but the book itself has several self-assessments in it that are helpful.  Buy it here.

Get Professional Help, Seek Counseling:
Dr. Jim Wayland, M.A., PhD., LPC, LCDC
3007 Dawn Drive
Georgetown, TX 78628
512-966-2488
www.jimwayland.com

Dr. Andrew Reichert, PhD., PLLC
3007 Dawn Drive
Georgetown, TX 78628
210-708-5909
www.andrewreichert.com

Williamson County Crisis Intervention Team
The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) consists of highly trained Sheriff’s Office law enforcement officers that provide crisis intervention assistance to the citizens of Williamson County.
The Crisis Intervention Team offers assistance to those suffering from emotional and psychological issues and assists them in obtaining the appropriate social service available to their specific need. The Crisis Intervention Team is also tasked with performing follow-up checks when deemed necessary.
The Crisis Intervention Team is structured to assist citizens by providing professional and immediate assistance in obtaining proper care and assistance.  Each member of the crisis team is licensed by the State of Texas with specific training in mental health, crisis intervention, first aid, CPR and are licensed Peace Officers with the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office.
This service is offered to the citizens of Williamson County 24 hours a day.
Sheriff Wilson and his staff are committed to the citizens of Williamson County. Their guidance and commitment to the Crisis Intervention Team brings this valued service to the community.
To Reach a Crisis Intervention Team Member
For Emergencies – Call 911 for assistance
For Non-Emergencies Monday – Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm – contact numbers are:
Lt. Robert Gremillion – 512-943-1650
Sgt. Frank Saenz – 512-943-1650
Captain Mike Gleason  – 512-943-5270
For Non-Emergencies After Hours –  512-864-8282

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About Gracies Garden, LLC

Grace Bryce is a Clinical Herbalist and certified Transformational Breath® Facilitator. She is also a Jin Shin Jyutsu® practitioner, QRA Practitioner and Ordained Minister. Grace has been doing natural health consultations since 2008 and enjoys working with people. She formulates custom herbal products as requested and has a line of herbal products for sale. A number of services are offered to benefit the health of her clients through harmonizing energy. All products and services are available as a part of the sacred healing she practices. www.gracebrycemh.com Grace is an avid gardener and has a passion for herbs. She loves organically growing herbs and formulating salves, lotions and tinctures. Helping people feel better is also something she is passionate about.
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