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Youth Mental Health

3733 S. Port Ave | 361-886-1093

Services for Youth ages 3-17 - Mental Health Services are available for children & adolescents. An assessment is completed by a licensed professional to access a comprehensive array of behavioral health services that are designed to improve a child’s functioning and reduce symptoms associated with behavioral and emotional disorders. Services include assessment, medication training and support, parent support groups, family partner, psychiatric evaluation, pharmacological management, counseling, skills training and development, case management, crisis intervention and inpatient crisis stabilization.

Youth Empowerment Services (YES) Waiver – A Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Waiver that allows for more flexibility in the funding of intensive community-based services to assist children and adolescents with severe emotional disturbance to live in the community with their families. To obtain more information or to get registered on the inquiry list for Nueces County, please call 1-844-253-4947.