Turning Point: Criminal Justice to Behavioral Health

Turning Point: Criminal Justice to Behavioral Health

New resources are available to help communities identify and divert people with mental or substance use disorders to treatment.
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Turning Point – Criminal Justice to Behavioral Health

Turning Point – Criminal Justice to Behavioral Health

New resources are available to help communities identify and divert people with mental or substance use disorders to treatment.
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Accommodating Mental Illness in the Workplace

Accommodating Mental Illness in the Workplace

Workplace accommodations help individuals with mental health conditions to remain employed and productive.
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Pearls of Wisdom

Pearls of Wisdom

A Luncheon with Jenna Bush * Proceeds from the Luncheon to support community-based behavioral health education, training, outreach and awareness initiatives such as those focused on children and schools, aging, veterans, perinatal mental health and public policy at Mental Health ...
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@StopTXSuicides Statewide Symposium (2016)

@StopTXSuicides Statewide Symposium (2016)

@StopTXSuicides 2016 Texas Suicide Prevention Symposium Registration is Now Open! For the 14th year, Texas will host one of the nation’s largest suicide prevention events. This year, the Council has assembled national subject matter experts to address many of the ...
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2016 Children's Mental Health Art Contest Winners

2016 Children's Mental Health Art Contest Winners

This year’s #HTxMentalHealth Children’s Art Contest theme, “How I Take Care of My Thoughts and Feelings,” offered children ages 5 – 14 an opportunity to create and submit original art based on their understanding of mental health. The 2016 #HTXMentalHealth ...
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New Center To Support Mental Health Issues In Schools

New Center To Support Mental Health Issues In Schools

According to Texans Care For Children, nine out of ten students who have an ‪#‎emotionaldisturbance‬ were suspended or expelled from campus.
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Videos

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Take a look at our newest PSA campaign, "Your Child's Emotional Backpack," and more...

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About MHA Houston

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The area’s oldest mental health education and advocacy organization focused on shaping the mental health of people and communities in the areas of children and education, integrated care, chronic illnesses, women, veterans and aging.

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Programs & Initiatives

  • 2016 Pearls of Wisdom Luncheon

    Join Jenna Bush Hager and Mental Health America of Greater Houston for the PEARLS OF WISDOM luncheon on September ...

  • BridgeUp at Menninger

    The David and Helen Gurley Brown Trust and the Menninger Clinic, one of the nation’s leading mental healthcare systems, ...

  • The Center for School Behavioral Health

    Addressing School Behavioral Health in the Southeast Texas Region

  • Veterans Behavioral Health Initiative

    Through peer-to-peer outreach, we ensure that no veteran who needs peer-to-peer support goes without it.

Public Policy & Advocacy


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Public policies protect and improve mental health services, increase access to quality mental health services, and support effective recovery services for people with mental illness.