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713-970-7070 OR TDD: 713-970-7766

Mental Health Mental Retardation Authority of Harris County (MHMRA) provides mental health services for adults residing in Harris County.

Who is eligible for services?
An individual must be:

  • a county resident, at least 17 years old and diagnosed with schizophrenia, severe major depression, bipolar or schizoaffective disorders
  • in compliance with MHMRA financial criteria

How Do I Get Help?
Persons seeking psychiatric treatment at MHMRA may call or go to the Eligibility Center (EC). To be seen, you need proof of:

  • income
  • insurance coverage
  • record of any unusual expenses
  • number of people in the household
  • mail or bill showing that you live in Harris County
  • driver's license and social security card
Persons in crisis, unless they have medical complications, may go to the Neuropsychiatric Center (NPC) at 1502 Taub Loop (713/970-7070).

What Determines Which Services are Provided?
Services provided and how often they will be provided, will be decided by information such as the:

  • patient's diagnosis
  • symptoms, and functioning in school, home, and how they relate to others in their environment
  • what services are available

What Services are Available?

  • Medication Related Services
  • Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • Medication Training and Support
  • Employment Related Skills Services
  • Housing Related Skills Services
  • Coordination of Services
  • Other Independent Living Skills Services
MHMRA also provides services under the county jail system and Texas Correctional Office for Offenders with Mental Impairments with the following programs:
  • Forensic (Jail Services)
  • Pre-Trial
  • The Newstart Program

Where are Services Provided?

Pyramid House | Bayshore Outreach | Southeast Clinic | Northwest Clinic | Southwest Clinic | Ripley Clinic


Branard Street (dual diagnosis of mental illness and substance abuse) | Safe Haven

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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