Behavioral Health Solutions of South Texas is starting a program called Empowering Communities- the program provides prevention and intervention skills and training sessions for truancy, substance abuse, parenting, family bonding, enhancement in mental health and life skills. The program will operate in Brooks, Duval and Jim Hogg counties.

The mission is to provide a multilevel approach inclusive of prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery to reduce substance abuse and related existing conditions in our communities and encourage healthier lifestyles related to at-risk public behaviors and promote stronger families.

For more information about Behavioral Health Solutions, its programs or to become a volunteer please visit the website at