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

6502 Nursery Drive, Suite 100
Victoria, TX 77904
(361)575-0611
(800)421-8825
Fax: (361)578-5500

 
Welcome to Gulf Bend Center

"Improving Life Through Recovery"

 

 

Gulf 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 in our community for individuals and their families by providing excellent and trusted care for wellness.


Our experienced staff provides a wide array of treatment and 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. 

 

 

 

 

 

Gulf Bend COVID-19 Hotline

Gulf Bend Center’s Crisis Counseling Program provides information, educational resources, and emotional support. Are you interested in talking to someone, learning how to manage your stress or understanding the common reactions to disasters like the current pandemic? If the answer is yes, please call our Covid-19 Hotline at 361.220.6735, Monday - Friday, 8 am – 5 pm. Together We Can Recover! More...

AHA News: Eat Healthy, Move Your Body During Pandemic

Move over, "Freshman 15." There's a new belt-busting threat fueled by the coronavirus pandemic cramming Americans into their homes, dangerously close to their snacks, suds, sodas, sofas and streaming videos. Beware gaining "the COVID-19."

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May is Mental Health Month

Gulf Bend Center wants everyone to while 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime, everyone faces challenges in life that can impact their mental health. The good news is there are practical tools that everyone can use to improve their mental health and increase resiliency - and there are ways that everyone can be supportive of friends, family, and co-workers who are struggling with life’s challenges or their mental health. #Tools2Thrive More...

Mental Health Support Line for COVID-19

The Harris Center has activated a Mental Health Call Line to support our community during COVID-19. The purpose of the line is to provide trauma-informed support and psychological first aid to those experiencing stress and anxiety related to the COVID-19 event. More...

 
Featured Topics
Mass Violence. This topic center provides resources on coping with and discussing mass violence events that have occurred. More...
Mental Health Recovery. This center contains material on taking control of your own mental health recovery and creating self-help plans for daily living and crisis times. More...
Terrorism & War. Terrorism is the use of force or violence against persons or property in violation of the criminal laws of the United States for purposes of intimidation, coercion or ransom. More...

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People Are Avoiding the ER During COVID-19 Crisis at Their Peril: Study
Visits to U.S. emergency departments are down by 42% compared to the same time last year, and that's not good news, researchers report. More...

Coronavirus Pandemic Spurring Mental Health Crisis, Especially in the Young
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AHA News: Looking for Ways to Protect Against Pandemic PTSD
"We're going to have many more mental health issues as time goes on," said Dr. Rima Styra, a psychiatrist at Toronto's University Health Network and associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Toronto. "And people will refer to it as a mental health pandemic." More...

In a Pandemic-Stressed America, Protests Add to Mental Strain
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