Mental Health for Heroes

Our medical professionals are currently on the front lines of the COVID-19 response working hard to keep our communities safe. The toll that this responsibility is taking on the mental health of these individuals and their families is yet to be fully realized. We recognize that this is a resilient community. So in response, business leaders and mental health agencies have come together behind the scenes to build a foundation of support for these heroes. Mental Health for Heroes is an initiative designed to rally support behind the medical community by bringing together mental health resources throughout Texas and putting them at the fingertips of our medical professionals. Response will be provided in the following ways:

Immediate Crisis Interventions: Medical professionals in need can visit www.mentalhealthforheroes.org to sign up and speak to a mental health professional for a Crisis Intervention call done over HIPAA-compliant telehealth platforms. These responses will be provided by therapists trained in the medical culture and will include the following: identification of crisis situation, identification of personal resources to address crisis situation, a 360 scan of overall current wellness and stress management strategies, development of a plan going forward, and follow-up with resources available to address challenges.

A donation of $1,000 will provide 20 crisis intervention sessions for medical heroes! Donate now and please donate what you can. Every donation helps!

Subsequent Recover Phase: For some individuals, crisis intervention will be enough to regain control. For other situations, therapeutic intervention may be required. Mental Health for Heroes will establish contracts with community mental health agencies to provide telehealth counseling sessions to medical providers. The goal is to be able to provide these services to our medical heroes at minimal cost or completely free.

Long-term Sustainability of Support: the community we are building to support the mental health of our heroes will remain in place well after we beat the pandemic so that our healthcare community has the education and tools necessary to develop positive post-traumatic growth.

A donation of $1,000 will provide 10 trauma-informed counseling sessions for medical heroes! Donate now

There are over 400,000 medical professionals in the State of Texas. Please donate if you can! Every donation helps.

*NOTE* - Mental Health for Heroes applied for expedited 501(c)(3) tax status on April 16, 2020. We are confident that status will be obtained, but make no guarantees. If granted, your donation should be treated as any other donation you make to a recognized 501(c)(3) organization. However, we are not CPAs and this is not tax advice. Please consult an accountant.

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  • Margaret Bonner 
    • $15 
    • 2 mos
  • Christopher Stoy 
    • $500 
    • 4 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $300 
    • 4 mos
  • Danny Cunningham 
    • $100 
    • 4 mos
  • Kimberly Presley 
    • $100 
    • 5 mos
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Travis Patterson 
Organizer
Fort Worth, TX
Courtney Hanson 
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Brenda Tillman 
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Kelly Guidry 
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Tennessee Walker 
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Travis Patterson 
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