Free mental health clinic for Uvalde community following mass shooting at Robb Elementary

UVALDE – Licensed clinical providers will offer support to members of the Uvalde community who feel anxious, lost and confused following the mass shooting at Robb Elementary that killed 19 students and two teachers.

Children, adults and families are invited to attend a free in-person and virtual mental health clinic.

The clinic will be staffed by licensed clinical providers and will take place at the El Progreso Memorial Library, located at 301 W Main St.

Providers are registered and monitored through the Give an Hour network provider portal to ensure valid licenses.

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Give an Hour is a “nonprofit organization that strives to build resilient individuals and communities across the United States by providing free, barrier-free access to mental health care, according to their website.

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“When community members feel safe enough to reach out, we’ll be there,” said Bob Stead, MS, LPC, provider and Give an Hour Ambassador, who runs the clinic. “We understand that it can take time and that’s okay. We are ready when they need us.

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The event runs Monday, June 6 through Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Friday hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

To schedule an appointment, contact Bob Stead at 210-843-1540 or email [email protected]

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