Educator Strategies for Addressing Student Trauma

Educator Strategies for Addressing Student Trauma

Join us for the first Center for School Behavioral Health conference! Engage in interactive breakout sessions, hear from nationally renowned keynote speakers, and leave with ready-to-implement campus and classroom strategies.
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SUICIDE...Know the Facts

SUICIDE...Know the Facts

A suicide attempt is a clear indication that something is gravely wrong in a person’s life. 30% to 70% of suicide victims suffer from major depression or bipolar (manic-depressive) disorder.
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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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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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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

  • 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.