LMHA - Tropical Texas Behavioral Health

Tropical Texas Behavioral Health - Veteran Services: Services are available for veterans in Hidalgo, Cameron and Willacy Counties returning from OEF or OIF in order to find coping skills and support as they adjust to a civilian life style.

Services Provided:

  • Counseling: Veterans and family counseling using Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT).
  • Case Management: provides community resource coordination related to basic needs for Veterans and their family.
  • Peer Facilitator: information and available training through: Bring Everyone In The Zone(BEITZ).
  • Community Resources Coordination: related to basic needs (e.g., food, shelter, clothing, employment, mental health, and physical health) for veterans.


Peer to Peer Support Groups

Veterans helping veteran readjust to their civilian life: Dealing with topics such as:

  • Anger
  • Authority
  • Closeness
  • Decision-Making
  • Emotions and Growth
  • Intelligence
  • Loss
  • Mission Orientation

Seeking Safety Treatment

Treatment that is developed to address both trauma and substance abuse in a one to one or group setting: Some of the tops covered are:

  • PTSD
  • Substance abuse
  • Creating meaning
  • Honesty

Operation Resilient Families(ORF)

Is a program of experimental learning: Empowering veterans and their families to address Post-Deployment challenges with strength, intention, and shared communities: Some topics are:
ReadjustmentCivilian FamilyCommunicating
FeelingsBuilding Family

Contact Information: TTBH (956)289-4214 Fax: (956)289-7165

Anna Castillo LPC: Veterans Adjustment Specialist (956)289-7151 E-Mail: Acastill@ttbh.org

Miriam Clark: Veterans Peer Facilitator (956)289-4214 E-Mail: Mclark@ttbh.org

Are you a veteran or a family member of a veteran interested in helping other veterans and/or their family members?

Volunteer opportunities aer available!!!
Please contact for more information
Trainings are available at no cost to you

Veteran services brochure

Operation Resilient Families Brochure

Military Veteran Peer Network (MVPN): connects veterans and their families to local, state, and national resources through active groups of veteran peers. If you would like to join the network copy or click on the link below



No Requirement
Era of Service: 
No Requirement
Career Phase: 
No Requirement
VA Disability Rating Requirement: 
No Disability Requirement
Discharges Allowed: 
No Minimum Discharge