24-Hour Crisis Hotline: (877)SAFEGBC or (877)723-3422 Mental Health & Substance Abuse Issues

6502 Nusery Drive, Suite 100
Victoria, TX 77904
(361)575-0611
(800)421-8825

 
WELCOME TO GULF BEND CENTER

"Improving Life Through Recovery"

Executive DirectorGulf Bend Center is a regional provider of integrated behavioral health and intellectual & developmental disability services for Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson Refugio, Lavaca and Victoria Counties. The mission of the Center is to improve the quality of life of persons and their families who are challenged with problems related to mental illness and intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Our experienced staff provides a wide array of treatment & support services in a professional and compassionate way. We not only support patients, but we also support families and friends, giving them the tools they need to provide the proper level of care for their loved ones. The Center employs more counselors, psychologists and/or psychiatrists, therapists and case managers than any other local provider.

 

Office Break In / Access to Limited Client Information

Over the July 4th weekend, there was a break in at Gulf Bend Center's Place4 suite, located at 6502 Nursery Drive in Victoria, Texas. Cash from the cash box was missing and a Place4 Counselor's office was broken into. A locked cabinet in the counselor's office that contained folders with minimal client information was also broken into. The incident was reported to the police who conducted an investigation. More...

Dealing with the Effects of Trauma

You may have had one or many very upsetting, frightening, or traumatic things happen to you in your life, or that threatened or hurt something you love—even your community. When these kinds of things happen, you may not “get over” them quickly. In fact, you may feel the effects of these traumas for many years, even for the rest of your life. Sometimes you don’t even notice effects right after the trauma happens. Years later you may begin having thoughts, nightmares, and other disturbing symptoms. You may develop these symptoms and not even remember the traumatic thing or things that once happened to you. More...

Mental Health First Aid Training

You may know CPR and Basic First Aid, but can you administer first aid in a mental health crisis? In this course, you learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help. More...

What Is an Intellectual Disability?

Intellectual disability (formerly mental retardation) is a type of disability that results from a number of genetic and gestational factors, brain injury, and other medical conditions that negatively affect the development of intellectual functioning. More...

 
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