@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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Houston Endowment Invests More Than $2M in The Center

Houston Endowment Invests More Than $2M in The Center

“Through this grant of more than $2 million, we are continuing our commitment to ensuring that youth and those who educate them have access to tools and services they need for the best behavioral health experience possible.”
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Children's Art Contest 2016

Children's Art Contest 2016

The #HTxMentalHealth Children's Art Contest is a way kids can express their understanding of mental health through art. The contest is held in observance of National Children's Mental Health Awareness Week (May 1-7) and Children's Mental Health Day (May 5). ...
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Announcing The Center for School Behavioral Health

Announcing The Center for School Behavioral Health

Mental Health America of Greater Houston has received more than $2 million from Houston Endowment to establish The Center for School Behavioral Health at Mental Health America of Greater Houston. This award, dispersed over three years, will enable The Center ...
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2016 Raising of America (Houston): Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation

2016 Raising of America (Houston): Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation

Join us for lunch and a viewing of the Raising of America documentary series followed by a meaningful discussion of how the economy and early childhood intersect in our own community.
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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

  • 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.

  • School Behavioral Health Initiative

    A collaborative dedicated to improving the prevention, identification, and treatment of behavioral health issues among students.   

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.