Thank you so much for supporting the Samaritan Center. We could not do this critical work without you, and I want you to know how grateful I am.
I hope you and your family are healthy and finding ways to cope during this pandemic and economic crisis. My heart goes out to all of you who have been touched personally by this crisis. Let me know if there’s anything we can do for you.
Your mental, physical, spiritual and social wellbeing are so important right now. Take care of yourself: Go outside, get some exercise, eat healthy foods, tune into online church or other source to nurture your spirit, and stay in touch with friends and family. With so many things out of our control, these are things we can all do to support our community.
You can support your community in a greater way, and now, your community is counting on that support. As we hear about increases in domestic violence, suicide and substance abuse related to isolation and unemployment, we must respond with resources for those who need us most. We are working with people who have lost their jobs, who have lost loved ones, and people who are unable to cope with the isolation and anxiety surrounding this health crisis.
The wellbeing of first responders is also critical right now. Currently we are offering free mental health services to first responders, in addition to our services for low-income families, service members, veterans and military families.
Please, if you can, support our community’s mental health by making a donation today.
There is little doubt that this crisis will change our world forever. With your help, we can limit the emotional suffering and improve the mental health of Central Texas. Your support is critical to ensure that we can reach everyone who needs us. The long-term health and wellbeing of our community will depend on our ability to meet the building mental health crisis that industry experts are predicting.
Consider a donation through our secure website. If monthly giving is easier on your budget, a monthly donation ensures a reliable source of support for our work. $10 each month pays for one counseling session for someone who lost their job and now has no insurance. You can also mail a check to:
Development Office, 8956 Research Blvd., Bldg. #2, Austin, Texas, 78758.
Cindy Long, CEO
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