Rocky Shore

Behavioral Health

The Public and Behavioral Health members have services including counseling, support groups, substance use support, medical care and more.

Mental Health Support

Your local community partners and agencies understand that managing stress, decision-making, and self-care after a disaster can be difficult, and finding the time to take care of yourself might feel impossible.  But you aren't alone! 
We are here to help!

FOR COUNSELING SERVICES: 

GULF COAST CENTER 
(409) 944-4436
www.gulfcoastcenter.org

 
FAMILY SERVICE CENTER 

GALVESTON: (409) 762-8636 
DICKINSON: (281) 576-6366 

www.fsc-galveston.org
 
COASTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS 

(409) 938-2234 &
(281) 309-0255
www.coastalhw.org

FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE: 

BAY AREA COUNCIL ON DRUGS AND ALCOHOL
1-800-510-3111 
www.bacoda.org

GULF COAST CENTER 
(800) 643-0967
 www.gulfcoastcenter.org


NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS- GULF COAST
(800) 950-6264 https://namigulfcoast.org

Education & Support:

GULF COAST CENTER 
(800) 643-0967
 www.gulfcoastcenter.org

NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS- GULF COAST(800) 950-6264 https://namigulfcoast.org

FAMILY SERVICE CENTER 
GALVESTON: (409) 762-8636 
DICKINSON: (281) 576-6366 
www.fsc-galveston.org

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Common Reactions to a Disaster

  • Difficulty making  decisions and concentrating

  • Loss of interest in usually pleasurable activities

  • Feeling like the disaster experience is happening all over again (flashbacks) 

  • Feelings of numbness, detachment, or withdrawal from others 

  • Irritability or outbursts of anger 

  • Difficulty falling or staying asleep 

  • Reluctance to talk about feelings for fear of burdening others 

  • Physical symptoms like headaches, stomach-aches or worsening health conditions 

Common Reactions Children
Have After a Disaster

  • Regressive behaviors can occur such as thumb-sucking or bed-wetting 

  • Attention-seeking from parents or adults 

  • A decline in school performance 

  • Anger, aggression or increased risky behaviors for adolescents/teens

Taking Care of Yourself & Children