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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2017 Children’s Mental Health Community Recognition Awards

2017 Children’s Mental Health Community Recognition Awards

The Center for School Behavioral Health at Mental Health America of Greater Houston is now accepting nominations for our 2017 Children’s Mental Health Community Recognition Awards.
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PROJECT: I Wish My Teacher Knew...

PROJECT: I Wish My Teacher Knew...

Teacher Kyle Schwartz asked her students to fill in the blank in this sentence: “I wish my teacher knew ______.” The results astounded her. Some answers were humorous; others were heartbreaking. All were profoundly moving and enlightening. The results opened ...
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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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85th Texas Legislative Session Platform

85th Texas Legislative Session Platform

Take a look at Mental Health America of Greater Houston's primary objectives this session.
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Children's Art Contest 2017

Children's Art Contest 2017

Art sparks the brains of children. In fact, it improves their mental health. We are excited to announce the 3rd Annual #HTXMentalHealth Children’s Art Contest. The contest is open to children 5-14 years old now through April 1, 2017. The ...
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County Investigators Learn to De-Escalate Crisis Situations

County Investigators Learn to De-Escalate Crisis Situations

Learn More in the eNews: Lauren Pursley, Program Coordinator at Mental Health America presented,"De-Escalating a Mental Health Crisis Situation," to Investigators with the Harris County District Attorney's Office.
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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 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

  • 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.