The Mental Health Officer position created in December 2012, is dedicated to positively impact the quality of life for the citizens of Kyle by assisting those suffering from a variety of mental illnesses. The Mental Health Officer offers services for those suffering from major depression, Bipolar disorders, Schizophrenia disorder and all other mental illnesses and disorders. The Mental Health Officer also helps those consumers that are in crisis and assures the consumer gets the help they need.
Primary Mission and Purpose: To assist those in crisis to get the treatment they need and to strengthen mental health awareness in the community.
Crisis Response (on-scene): Provides mental health and practical intervention as close to the time of the event as possible. This intervention may include crisis counseling, medical help and stabilization, placement in a mental health facility or treatment center and provide information and referrals to other helpful service providers.
Investigative Support and Follow-Up: The Mental Health Officer conducts Mental Health Evaluations on consumers that may be experiencing a mental breakdown or crisis. The Mental Health Officer conducts home visits and follow-up visits to help avoid relapse.
How do you Contact the Kyle Police Department’s Mental Health Officer
If emergency assistance is not needed, you may call 512-268-3232 for assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For emergencies, please call 9-1-1
Mental Health Fair, Saturday, May 10, 2014, 11am-2pm, more information to come soon!
For additional information you may contact Officer Natal at:
• 111 N. Front St., Kyle TX 78640, Monday-Thursday: 7:00am-6:00pm
• Email:gnatal [at] cityofkyle [dot] com
Mental Health Resources:
*Hill Country Community MHDD Center (Scheib Center)
1200 N. Bishop Street, San Marcos, Texas 78666
1-888-648-3947 (toll free)
*Mental Health/Suicide Crisis Line: 1-877-466-0660
*National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)