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The Wellness Alliance for Total Children’s Health (WATCH) of Denton County is a collaboration of both public and private organizations and individuals who are invested in the total wellness of Denton County’s children. Below you will find a list of organizations that are members of WATCH and work together to increase awareness of and access to mental health services in Denton County. 

Connections Wellness Group

A full-service mental health practice, Connections Wellness Group provides psychiatric evaluations, medication management, individual, play, family, and couples therapies, and day treatment programs for youth and adults. Services are available in-person and via teletherapy and telemedicine platforms.

For more information, please contact Vianey Reinhardt at 940.206.7480 or vianey.reinhardt@connectionswellnessgroup.com or reach out to our office directly at 940.222.2399.

Cook Children’s Medical Center – Behavioral Health, Southlake Psychology & Denton Psychology

Our psychology department provides therapy and diagnostic testing to children, ages 2 to 18, and behavioral consulting to their families. We engage children and adolescents in environments that are nurturing and developmentally appropriate for their specific needs. Our staff is specifically trained to work with young patients and our psychologists are board certified in child and/or adolescent psychology.

Southlake Clinic Manager: Joy Crabtree, Psy.D
Denton Clinic Manager: Lisa Elliott, Ph.D.
Department-wide intake: 682-885-3917

Denton County Friends of the Family

At Denton County Friends of the Family (DCFOF) we are dedicated to providing compassionate, comprehensive services to those impacted by rape, sexual abuse, and domestic violence, while partnering with our community to promote safety, hope, healing, justice, and prevention. We provide free counseling, advocacy, legal, transitional housing, and shelter services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and their children. We also provide education to the public through our prevention and education team as well as a Battering Intervention and Prevention Program.

For more information, please contact:
Kirsten Kram, Director of Clinical Services
(940) 387-5131 x239


Denton County MHMR Center

Denton County MHMR Center is a non-profit organization serving as a the local Mental Health and Developmental Disability Authority for Denton County. DCMHMR’s mission is to enhance the quality of life of persons served and their family members. Each day, DCMHMR works hard to serve adults and children (aged 3 and up) in the Denton County area that are indigent or underinsured and have the most severe and persistent mental illnesses and most challenging developmental disabilities. The center provides an array of services, including 24 hour crisis response, psychiatry, case management as well as suicide post-vention to ensure the best quality of life.

For more information, please conatct:
Kayla Roddy
(940) 381-1746

Innovations and Mesa Springs Hospital

Mesa Springs Hospital is a newly constructed 72-bed hospital providing mental health and addiction treatment in both inpatient and outpatient setting for ages 12+. Innovations provides PHP and IOP treatment for children and adolescents ages 5-18. Three locations are available in Fort Worth, Keller, and Arlington. Innovations offers transportation and a private, accredited education option during the school year.

For more information, please contact Karly Taylor at 817-372-4422 or karlytaylor@spsh.com

Perimeter Behavioral Hospital of Arlington

We are dedicated to providing hope and transforming the lives of children in our community. Perimeter Behavioral Hospital of Arlington is a 116 bed children’s hospital in Arlington, Texas. We provide inpatient programs, intensive outpatient programs (coming 2020), and partial hospitalization programs (coming 2020) for children (5-12) and adolescents (13-17). Our uniquely designed therapeutic framework gives us the ability to treat the individualized needs of our patents through trauma, mental health, ad chemical dependency tracks.

For more information, please contact:
Joshua Marshall, LMFT, LCDC
Assistant Director of Business Development
940.231.9669 | jmarshall@perimeterhealthcare.com