MCOT (Mobile Community Outreach Team): 713-970-7520
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance: (713)-600-1131
Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation
MHMRA of Harris County Hotline: 713-970-7070, 713-970-4600, 1-866-970-4770, 713-970-7000
Harris County Psychiatric Center - UT-HCPC: 713-741-5000
Mental Health Association of Greater Houston: 713-522-5161
Children's Mental Health Resources
The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law's mission is to protect and advance the rights of adults and children with mental disabilities to exercise meaningful life choices and to enjoy the social, recreational, educational, economic, political and cultural benefits of community living.
1101 15th Street, NW, Suite 1212, Washington, DC, 20005
Web site: Bazelon.org
ChildBuilders programs teach parents and children important skills to help them lead healthier lives. Parents learn how to raise emotionally healthy children. Children learn skills they will need to be good parents.
7000 Regency Square, Suite 230
Houston, Texas 77036
Web site: ChildBuilders.org
Children At Risk improves the quality of life of Greater Houston's children through research, public policy analysis and advocacy.
2600 Southwest Freeway, Ste. 810
Houston, Texas, 77098
Web site: ChildrenAtRisk.org
DePelchin Children's Center, a United Way agency, provides services to children and families in Harris, Ft. Bend, Montgomery and Waller counties in Texas, regardless of their ability to pay. Programs: Family Life Education; Teen Pregnancy and Teen Parenting; Counseling Services; Adoption; Post-Adoption Counseling and Services; Emergency Shelters for Housing Abused, Neglected, Homeless and Runaway Children and Adolescents; Foster Care; Therapeutic Counseling; and Treatment Services for Emotionally Disturbed Children and Adolescents.
4950 Memorial Drive
Houston, Texas 77007
Phone: (713) 730-2335
Toll Free: (888) 730-2335
If you need assistance with an immediate stressful situation, but it is not an emergency, call the Circle of Parents helpline, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: (713) 861-4847
If you are pregnant and need immediate, non-medical assistance about your options, call the 24-hour maternity number: (713) 582-7129
Fax Number: (713) 802-3801
Web site: Depelchin.org
Early Connections provides free information for parents of children, ages 0-6. To order free materials, in English or Spanish, or to ask questions, call the Information Line or go to the website. Information includes: Child Developmental Stages; Age-appropriate Activities; Discipline Ideas; Places to Take Young Children in the Houston Area; and How to Read to Young Children.
Web site: EarlyConnect.org
The Houston Association of Black Psychologists (HABPSI) offers community participants an information and referral service network to facilitate connecting with Black mental health practitioners. The Houston Association of Black Psychologists is dedicated to enhancing the psychological well-being of Black people and other ethnic minorities in America.
P.O. Box #301045
Houston, Texas 77230
Web Site: www.habpsi.org
Houston Independent School District Psychological Services Department works to increase academic achievement and to reduce the dropout rate of identified students. These goals are met by providing direct, individual, and group intervention to students in crisis as well as by providing consultation to parents, administrators, teachers and support personnel within assigned areas.
Web site: HISDPSD
The National Mental Health Association (NMHA) is the country's oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness. With more than 340 affiliates nationwide, NMHA works to improve the mental health of all Americans, especially the 54 million people with mental disorders, through advocacy, education, research and service.
2001 N. Beauregard Street, 12th Floor
Alexandria, Virginia 22311
Phone: (800) 969-6642
TTY: (800) 433-5959
Fax: (703) 684-5968
Web site: NMHA.org
Mental Health Association (MHA) of Greater Houston is dedicated to improving the health of all individuals and to achieving victory over mental illness. MHA serves Greater Houston best as a change agent and coalition builder. MHA Houston’s advocacy components include: Systems Advocacy and Collaborative Initiatives; and Legislative Change. The Information and Referral (I&R) Service, also available in Spanish, responds to people seeking information about mental health problems and mental illnesses as well as those who need referrals to community mental health resources.
2211 Norfolk, Suite 810
Houston, Texas 77098
Web site: MHAHouston.org
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
P.O. Box 27607, Houston, Texas 77227
Web site: www.dbsahouston.org
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses.
National web site: nami.org - finds local affiliates
NAMI Texas web site, www.namitexas.org - lists all local affiliates in Texas
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BayArea (Baytown/Clear Lake/Southeast), (281) 922-7032, firstname.lastname@example.org
Central Houston (Bellaire/Houston/Southwest), (713)729-1242, email@example.com
Northeast Houston (Humble/Kingwood), 281-459-1518, firstname.lastname@example.org
Northwest Houston (Cypress/Spring/Tomball), 281-376-5368
Sugarland/Ft. Bend County, (281) 494-5193, email@example.com
West Houston (Memorial/Katy/Cypress/290), 832-598-2760, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.namiwesthouston.org
The Woodlands, (281) 367-2314, email@example.com
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