The Emotional Backpack Project

The Emotional Backpack Project

The Emotional Backpack Project teaches youth, parents and educators about mental health and local resources so that all of our children can grow up to lead happy, healthy lives.
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The Workplace Toolkit

The Workplace Toolkit

The Workplace Toolkit with Mental Health America of Greater Houston is an awareness campaign and training workshop made especially for the workplace, designed to reduce the stigma associated with mental health and foster a workplace culture that supports emotional health.
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SE Texas Gulf Coast Region Veterans Mental Health Summit

SE Texas Gulf Coast Region Veterans Mental Health Summit

Save the date! This year's SE Texas Gulf Coast Region Veterans Mental Health Summit will be held on August 18th at Houston Community College - Central Campus.
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Celebrating Postpartum Depression Awareness Month

Celebrating Postpartum Depression Awareness Month

On May 11th, the Yates Children Memorial Fund for Women’s Mental Health Education at Mental Health America of Greater Houston hosted a screening and panel discussion of a short film on postpartum depression featuring Houston mothers, Molly Hackett LaFauci and ...
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2017 Treasures of Texas

2017 Treasures of Texas

We’re excited about the 2017 Treasures of Texas SHINE – a “Year of the Woman,” celebration honoring Ima Hogg Award recipient Dr. Lucy Puryear. Please join us for a memorable night.
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Bullying and Cyber Bullying Resources

Bullying and Cyber Bullying Resources

Bullying and Cyber bullying hurts. No one deserves to be bullied. Everyone has the right to be safe. The Center for School Behavioral Health at Mental Health America of Greater Houston wants parents and children to know the meaning of ...
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7 Ways Mental Health is Changing in Houston

7 Ways Mental Health is Changing in Houston

Pearls of Wisdom Highlights • School Behavioral Health Initiative Milestones • The Center for School Behavioral Health • Children’s Mental Health Art Contest • Educator Strategies for Addressing Student Trauma • The Center for School Behavioral Health • BridgeUp at ...
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Videos

Take a look at our PSA campaign for "The Emotional Backpack Project," and more...

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About MHA Houston

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The area’s longest serving 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

  • 2017 Treasures of Texas

    Purchase a Table or Ticket Here. We’re excited about the 2017 Treasures of Texas SHINE – a “Year ...

  • 2016 Integrated Health Care Recommendations Report

    A report on financing and provider preparation for integrated health care.  

  • 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

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.