Important Notice

Due to the Spring Holiday Weekend, Saturday services to enroll adults in ongoing care at our outpatient mental health clinics will not take place on Saturday, April 20, 2019. These services will resume on Saturday April 27, 2019. All other programs and services are operating within normal business hours. 

Por motivos de los días festivos este fin de semana, los servicios de enrolamiento para adultos para recibir servicios continuos en nuestras clínicas ambulatorias de salud mental se suspenderán este sábado 20 de Abril de 2019. Estos servicios resumirán el sábado 27 de abril de 2019. Todos los demás programas y servicios están funcionando en horario normal. 



New Behavioral Health
Advisory Committee

The Harris Center is launching a new Behavioral Health Advisory Committee to help us better meet the needs of those we serve. Interested in joining? If you’re a current or past recipient of our mental health and/or substance use disorder treatment services or a family member of someone we currently or previously served, then we want you.

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Saturday Enrollment

Continuing our goal of increasing access to care, The Harris Center is happy to add a new Saturday location for adults to enroll in ongoing mental health care. Adults who are currently not enrolled in ongoing treatment at our outpatient mental health clinics may begin the enrollment process from 8 am to 5 pm at our new Saturday location, Northwest Community Service Center. The Harris Center also offers this service on Saturdays from 8 am to 5 pm at our Southwest Community Service Center.

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Transforming Lives

Welcome to The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD. Our work is centered around the individuals we serve. Our breadth and depth of services are designed to treat the whole person within a warm and caring environment. Providing the highest level of quality and integrated care, we work to successfully navigate the complexities of each individual, nurturing them along the way and, ultimately, transforming lives.

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Crisis Line

24 –hour Crisis Line - The Crisis Line is available 24 hours per day/7 days per week. It serves anyone in Harris County who is experiencing a mental health and/or an intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) related crisis. If you or a loved one are experiencing a crisis, you may call The Harris Center Crisis Line at 713-970-7000, option 1.

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Our Services

If you need immediate assistance for a mental health and/or intellectual and developmental disabilities related crisis, or if you are a current client and have an after-hours medication concern, please call our 24-hour Crisis Line at 713-970-7000, option 1,to speak with a crisis counselor. If this is not a crisis, but you are interested in receiving information on available services, please press option 2.

Outpatient Mental Health Services

Provided at our outpatient clinics throughout Harris County, our treatment teams create service plans that are uniquely designed to meet the needs of each person based on diagnoses, symptoms and functioning levels.

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Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program

Prompt and high quality assessments, and efficient stabilization services for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis.

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Intellectual Disability & Autism Services

From respite care to Home and Community-based Services and day habilitation drop-in programs, we coordinate caring, compassionate support for individuals with intellectual & developmental disabilities and their loved ones.

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Forensic Mental Health Services

Effective assessment and treatment in the community and in supervised settings for clients who are involved in the criminal justice system.

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Harris County Mental Health Jail Diversion Program

This voluntary program serves as a one-stop shop for law enforcement to divert persons with mental illness who have been picked up for low-level, non-violent offenses, such as trespass. 

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Contact Us

If you need immediate assistance, please call our 24-hour Crisis Line at 713-970-7000, option 1. If this is not a crisis, please press option 2.

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