• Mental Health Awareness Month 2024: Get involved

    With Mental Health Awareness Month underway, now is a great time to get involved and spread the word that mental illness is something everyone should care and talk about.

    Throughout New Braunfels and surrounding areas, there are several ways to get involved. Whether it’s attending an event, spreading the word, volunteering, or seeking help, we can all play a part in bringing mental illness awareness to the forefront.

    Mental Health Awareness Events:


    Hill Country MHDDC will host virtual LIVE Youth Mental Health First Aid (for adults assisting youth) meetings on the following days:

    • Friday, May 10 at 8 a.m.
    • Saturday, May 11 at 8 a.m.
    • Wednesday, May 15 at 9 a.m.
    • Friday, May 17 at noon.


    Your Best Life Festival hosted by the National Alliance of Mental Illness Guadalupe County:

    • Saturday, May 11, located at Seguin Events Complex from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


    Mental Health Awareness Month Webinar with Dr. Crystal Collier

    • Thursday, May 30 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., register here 


    Where to Volunteer:


    CACCC provides a child-friendly environment to the community that assists in the detection, investigation, prevention, and treatment of child abuse. You can fill out a form to volunteer here.

    Communities in Schools South Central Texas empowers K-12 students through the support of basic life needs, mental health, tutoring, and college preparation. You can find volunteering information through their website here.

    Aiming to provide exceptional compassionate care, Hope Hospice offers personalized end-of-life care and help through the grief and loss process. For more information and how to volunteer click here.

    Dedicated to creating a caring community that embraces well-being and mental health, you can find out more information or fill out a form to volunteer for River City Advocacy, Inc. here.



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