The Blood Center - East Texas
3520 N. University Dr., 936/560-3054, givebloodet.org
This state-of-the-art center is designed to make donation a pleasant experience with three donor screening rooms, six collection beds and a variety of options including whole blood and Apheresis technology. Amenities in the donor relaxation area include freshly baked cookies.
Burke – Mental Health and Developmental Disability Services
936/639-1141, 24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 800/392-8343, myburke.org
Adult and Children Mental Health Services
3824 N. University Dr., 936/558-6200
Early Childhood Intervention Services
4611 N.W. Stallings Dr., 936/560-3411
1718 S. University Dr., 936/569-6849
Burke provides high quality, compassionate and comprehensive mental health and developmental disability services to individuals in East Texas. Areas of service include: Mental Health, Substance Use, Veteran Support, Developmental Disabilities, Early Childhood Intervention and Burke Industries, which provides real-world work and training opportunities for many of their clients.
Nacogdoches County Hospital District
1018 N. Mound St., Ste. 105, 936/568-8524, healthynacogdoches.org
The Nacogdoches County Hospital District was formed to provide health care services to the residents of Nacogdoches County, regardless of an individual’s economic status or ability to pay. Led by an elected board, the organization manages sales tax revenue generated to provide indigent care in our community. Nacogdoches County Hospital District’s outreach includes emergency medical services, the Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, Healthy Nacogdoches Coalition and the Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital Foundation.
Nacogdoches Treatment Center
119 Hughes St., 936/569-7173, nactreatmentcenter.org
The Nacogdoches Treatment Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of individuals who have Alzheimer’s/Dementia and the families who support and care for them. The Treatment Center offers a highly unique Alzheimer’s Day Activity Program — four hours a day, five days a week — which includes activities that promote memory function, self-esteem and social interaction in a safe, stimulating environment. The program is designed to provide constant supervision and attention to clients who participate in activities such as light physical exercise, word and trivia games, music, singing, bingo and simple art projects. The Treatment Center also hosts an Alzheimer’s/Dementia Support Group, which meets at noon the last Thursday of the month. Group discussions provide support and comfort to caregivers who have family members with these debilitating diseases. Bi-annually a nine-week course is offered to caregivers on stress-management, self-care and caregiving techniques.