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Client Success Stories

Mental illness such as depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorders can be debilitating for individuals and their loved ones. At The Harris Center, we have an inherent passion for helping our clients live to their fullest potential. This is why we work with individuals and their families to create service plans that are specially designed to meet the needs of each person. 

We are delighted to share with you a few client success stories 

 

Jail Diversion 

Nov. 23, 2020

Pathway to Serenity - A male consumer came to our Jail Diversion Center with a long history of substance abuse which was causing multiple problems in his life including difficulty holding a job, strained relations with his loving and supportive family, and repeated homelessness. Staff were working to coordinate transitional housing placement for him, but he left the Center without notice, saying he was going back to stay with family. 

 

SW Child and Adolescent Services 

Nov. 10, 2020

Honor Roll Student - The Trevino family has a daughter who's 9 years old diagnosed with ODD and ADHD. Belinda* came into services because she has presented at school uncooperative, verbally/physically aggressive towards classmates and teachers, and she engaged in fights with her mother to the point where she pulled kitchen knives on her. 

 

Crisis Line 

Sept. 21, 2020

Stuck in the Railroad Tracks - Through The Harris Center’s partnership with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a Lifeline call in the area we cover was answered by our Crisis Line. The caller was inebriated and sitting on the railroad tracks with the intent to die.  

 

Crisis Counseling Program 

Nov. 30, 2020

Reducing and Managing Stress - I received a call from a woman who was depressed and felt like no one appreciated her. She stated that her sons always responded when she requested assistance, but they never just called to check on her and say 'hello.'  

 

Peer Services 

Sept. 28, 2020

Road to Recovery -  Clara* was referred to Peer Services by her SAI and she has been attending peer groups daily for the past year. She came to group to learn coping skills for her schizophrenia and to socialize with her fellow group members.