Crisis Intervention Services are available 24 hours a day by calling, toll-free 1-800-621-8504(903-472-7242) Behavioral Health & IDD Centralized Intake 1-800-669-4166
Outreach, Screening, Assessment, and Referral (OSAR) for Substance Abuse Treatment 1-800-588-8728 or 940-224-6200 Wichita Falls and surrounding counties
Bullying Prevention: Lessons from Research and Practices American Psychological Association (APA) Bullying among school-age youth is a pervasive problem that challenges the teaching and learning environment, increases mental health and behavior problems, diminishes school connectedness and violates the right of students to receive equal educational opportunities in a safe environment.
Boys & HPV Vaccine Lee Memorial Health System In 2006 the HPV vaccine was recommended for young girls. In February of 2012, it was extended to boys. Children between 9 and 12 get the best response to the vaccine and side effects are minimal. In the end, it falls to parents to make a choice for their child.
Accident Proofing Kids Lee Memorial Health System Car seats, seat belts and obeying traffic laws go a long way in accident prevention, but kids face additional hazards off the road. The number one reason children go to the hospital relates to falls.