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MonaLisa Jiles Joins Board of Directors for the Treatment Advocacy Center

MonaLisa Jiles Joins Board of Directors for the Treatment Advocacy Center

​​​​​It is with great pleasure that we announce MonaLisa's appointment as a Board of Director for the Treatment Advocacy Center.

COVID-19 Vaccination Incentive for IDD Individuals

COVID-19 Vaccination Incentive for IDD Individuals

As an incentive for getting fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Division (IDD) of The Harris Center will provide a $50 gift card to the first 300 eligible IDD individuals.

The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD Receives $8.93m to Lead New Community Initiative for Mental Wellness and Resiliency

 As a response to the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021, The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD (The Harris Center) is collaborating with Harris County to lead a new community wellness and resiliency program to support communities in Harris County, Texas. Healthy Minds, Healthy Communities, a locally led mental wellness and resiliency initiative, will focus on ten Harris County zip codes (i.e.,77093, 77504, 77022, 77076, 77090, 77060, 77033, 77091, 77038, 77450) that underutilize traditional mental health care and have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 as well other public health issues, such as suicide. The program aims to leverage natural and existing social support systems to create a community-led network of emotional supports and assistance. 

Suicide Prevention 365

Suicide Prevention 365

As we come to the close of Suicide Prevention Month we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the work that is being done around the country as well as the work we are doing here at The Harris Center and the partners we serve as the Regional Suicide Care Support Center. 

Join the Minority Mental Health Forum, July 30

Join the Minority Mental Health Forum, July 30

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will host a forum where community leaders will discuss housing opportunities and challenges minority groups face. Evelyn Locklin, The Harris Center's Director of Emergency Services and Residential Programs, will participate in the forum.

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