External Support

To ensure the provision of services or assistance in directing others to available resources, awareness and recognition play a crucial role. Once an individual acknowledges and becomes aware that they may benefit from speaking with someone, there are alternative services offered including external and internal options. These options are also confidential.  

Neighboring agencies: 

  • Garland Police Department:  
    • Todd Gyure: 972-485-4857  
    • Patrick McCully: 972-487-4844 
  • Garland Fire Department:  
    • JD Schulgen: 214-677-8115  
    • Gregory Goff: 214-417-0535  
  • Dallas Fire Department:  
    • Case Ellsworth: 817-938-2025  
  • Overwatch OPS Peer Support
    • The NAMI North Texas OPS program is the first of its kind: in person, no cost, confidential, inter-agency peer support network for first responders! The OPS program is available for all law enforcement professionals, including communications, corrections, and civilian employees. They will expand to fire and EMS this fall. 
    • To request Overwatch OPS peer support please click this link!