YOU ARE HERE

In 2018, members of DMAC and Spiderweb Salon formed a committee to address the mental health needs of local creatives. Our concern was born from personal and first-hand experience witnessing friends, family, and peers dealing with difficult issues.

Some Members of the You Are Committee, Photo by Kara Dry.

Some Members of the You Are Committee, Photo by Kara Dry.

OUR MISSION

Provide a safe and supportive group environment open to artists, writers, and musicians who live in Denton to address personal and collective issues of anxiety, depression, trauma, and grief in our community.

INDIVIDUAL THERAPY SCHOLARSHIP

You Are Here provides subsidized counseling/therapy for qualifying individuals who identify as artists, musicians, or writers. To qualify, individuals must submit an application to DMAC verifying their needs and in turn, DMAC will connect them with a licensed professional and provide no less than 8 weeks and up to 12 weeks of weekly sessions with a licensed professional. DMAC is currently accepting applications for our Individual Counseling Scholarship, you can apply below.

SUPPORT GROUPS

A NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health) certified peer-led mental health support group, operated by trained volunteers on a weekly basis in the Denton area. You can learn more about attending our support groups below.

You Are Here needs your support! Donations grow our Individual Counseling Scholarship AND help sustain our Support Group!

Want to apply for a scholarship, attend a meeting or volunteer? Are you a mental health professional and interested in helping You Are Here grow it’s resources? Contact us!


DO YOU NEED IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE?

The You Are Here Committee is committed to assisting our creative community in providing resources in an emergency or crisis. If you or someone you know needs immediate assistance:

Call the NAMI HelpLine at available Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm, CST at

800-950-6264

IN AN EMERGENCY

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, calling 911 and talking with police may be necessary. It is important to notify the operator that is a psychiatric emergency and ask for an officer trained in crisis intervention or trained to assist people experiencing a psychiatric emergency.

IN A CRISIS

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - Call 800-273-TALK (8255)

The Trevor Project - Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention for LGBTQ Youth -

Call 866-488-7386

National Sexual Assault Hotline - Call 800-656-HOPE (4673)

National Domestic Violence Hotline - Call 800-799-SAFE (7233)

Crisis Text Line - Text NAMI to 741-741

Trans Lifeline - Call 877-565-8860