Welcome to the training website for

Mental Health Wellness for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
(MHW-IDD)

Multiple training modules are available to a variety of people including healthcare professionals, support providers, and caregivers who support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and behavioral health needs.

Please select a category below to begin.

Direct Service Workers

DSWModules for direct service workers (DSW) and others who provide support for individuals with IDD and co-occurring behavioral health conditions.

Healthcare Professionals

HCPModules for healthcare professionals – including physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other providers – delivering care for individuals with IDD and co-occurring behavioral health conditions.

Direct Service Workers

Modules for direct service workers (DSW) and others who provide support for individuals with IDD and co-occurring behavioral health conditions.

Healthcare Professionals

Modules for healthcare professionals – including physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other providers – delivering care for individuals with IDD and co-occurring behavioral health conditions.

If you are a Texas HHSC contractor, please access these same modules at the Centralized Training website.

Announcements

2021 Visual Art Winners!

The 2021 Texas Mental Health Awareness Creative Arts Contest brought in nearly 700 submissions! This year’s selection was particularly moving, with so many entries focused on the impacts of Covid-19, social isolation, and grief on one’s mental health.You can also follow our Instagram, where we’ll showcase even more awesome entries throughout the year. Thank you all for participating, and we look forward to seeing your work next year!

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MentalHealthTX.org

To better serve Texans seeking mental or behavioral health assistance, the Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council is launching its redesigned Mental Health Texas website, MentalHealthTX.org, linking people to available local resources in one website.

This online resource is available for people seeking mental health and substance use disorder services, crisis hotline numbers, local mental health authorities, as well as information about common behavioral health conditions and social services from multiple government agencies. Check out the new site.