We hosted an interview Friday with Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo, who discussed the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the Houston community.
The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD located in Houston is providing a COVID-19 24/7 mental health support line that covers Victoria.
There are now more options for people who might need to see a doctor without having to leave their homes.
As discussions regarding mental health have become more socially acceptable and a frequent topic of conversation, many social workers have been spearheading these efforts throughout their careers.
Texas Health and Human Services is getting a financial boost from the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline aimed to help more Texans get the mental health help they need… The other organizations that receiving grant funds are the Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD, Integral Care in Travis County and Emergence Health Network in El Paso County.
Grant to enhance Lifeline - Health and Human Services plans to contract with four local mental health authorities to implement the grant in March 2020: The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD; Integral Care (Travis County); MHMR of Tarrant County; and Emergence Health Network in El Paso County.
Harris County is booking hundreds fewer offenders since the Judge Ed Emmett Mental Health Diversion Center opened in September 2018.
On a September day in 2017, police were called to a red brick multi-family home on Pratt Avenue in the Eastchester section of the Bronx. They went to perform a “wellness check” at the request of a landlord who was concerned about his tenant.
Experts say there are a number of factors to keep in mind when picking a Houston-area mental health professional, such as office location and specialties.
The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD strives to provide high quality, efficient, and cost effective services so that persons with mental disabilities may live with dignity as fully functioning, participating, and contributing members of our community, regardless of their ability to pay based on a sliding scale rate schedule.
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