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Coming Soon: CARF International

Coming Soon: CARF International

A survey team from CARF International* will be visiting on September 25 - 27, 2019. We invited the surveyors to evaluate how well we meet international standards for quality. The survey will tell us what we are doing well and ways we might improve. As a result of this survey, we may earn or continue accreditation.

As part of the survey, the surveyors will interview people who receive services, their families, our staff, and others. Some questions the survey team members might ask people are:

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

At The Harris Center we understand how crucial it is for everyone to care about mental health. Our team had a great time celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month and everything we do together to promote the importance of mental health in our community. How awesome it is to be part of this worthy cause!


Harris County Mental Health Jail Diversion Program

Harris County Mental Health Jail Diversion Program

Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg and The Harris Center’s CEO Wayne Young met with law enforcement leaders from throughout Harris County earlier today to give an update on the success of the Harris County Mental Health Jail Diversion Program, which includes the Judge Ed Emmett Mental Health Diversion Center. This innovative program provides law enforcement with a community-based alternative for persons with mental illness who have been picked up for low-level, non-violent offenses such as trespass.

Third Saturday Adult Enrollment Location

Third Saturday Adult Enrollment Location

The Harris Center is happy to announce the third new location providing Saturday services for adults to enroll in ongoing mental health care. The Southeast location on (5901 Long Dr
Houston, TX 77087) is the newest addition to the two other sites providing this service on Saturday: (9401 Southwest Freeway and 3737 Dacoma St Houston, TX 77092). The Southeast Community Service Center will begin enrolling adults on Saturdays starting April 27, 2019.

We're Hiring! Career Fair for Licensed Mental Health Professionals

We're Hiring! Career Fair for Licensed Mental Health Professionals

9401 Southwest Freeway

Houston, TX  77074

Thursday, March 28th

6:00pm-8:00pm

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