Bullying & Suicide Prevention:
   Tips for Parents/Guardians

Texarkana Independent School District has designed this page to assist Parents/Guardians with identifying bullying behavior and mental health concerns. Working together, as a team approach, we can help to assist students going through these struggles and create a community-wide effort which addresses the overall safety of all students.

There are numerous collaborative efforts, statutes, services, programs and strategies available to support the identification of bullying and mental health challenges and how to address them. We encourage you to bookmark this page and share the assorted links made available below.


CDC: Suicide Prevention
Mental HealthTX
NASP: Preventing Youth Suicide
Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Suicide Prevention Resource Center: Be A Link Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training
TEA Mental Health and Behavioral Health
The Jason Foundation

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  • Call: 800.273.8255 (800.273.TALK)
  • Chat online: suicidepreventionlifeline.org
  • Support for people who are deaf and hard of hearing: 800.799.4889
  • La Red Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio: 888.628.9454

Local Resources:

Office Address Counties Served
ARK-TEX AAA 4808 Elizabeth Street
Texarkana, Texas 75505
Bowie, Cass, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar, Morris, Red River, Titus
Ark-Tex ADRC 2435 College Drive
Texarkana, Texas 75501
Bowie, Cass, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar, Morris, Red River, Titus
Community Healthcore 1911 Galleria Oaks Drive
Texarkana, Texas 75503
Bowie, Cass, Gregg, Harrison, Marion, Panola, Red River, Rusk, Upshur