Mental Health Association in Texas
Health America of Texas is the state's
for mental health information, education and advocacy.
Mental Health America of Texas
formerly the Mental Health Association in Texas (English/Spanish)
about the Mental Health Association in Texas' name change
about the Mental Health America National Campaign
Health America of Texas Affiliates
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in the Fight
NOMINATE A HERO IN YOUR AREA!
The fight against mental illness is
waged in countless ways by countless heroes. From
the mother fighting to reclaim her son, to the social
worker looking for clients lost to the streets,
to the policeman who knows when someone needs medical
help, not prison timethese are the souls who
make a difference. By making one life better. One
family stronger. One burden lighter. And by giving
us one more reason to believe in heroes again.
A HERO OR
LEARN MORE TODAY!
Mental Health America is
proud to champion Operation Healthy Reunions, a
first-of-its-kind program that provides education
and helps to bust the stigma of mental health issues
among soldiers, their families, and medical staff
to ensure that a greater number of military families
receive the prompt and high-quality care they deserve.
with the leading military organizations, Mental Health
America distributes educational materials on such
topics as reuniting with your spouse and children,
adjusting after war, depression, and post-traumatic
stress disorder (PTSD).
the Operation Healthy Reunions site...
Depression: What Every Woman Should Know
A fact sheet that describes the symptoms of depression
and the reasons why women are more likely to suffer
Depresión: Lo Que Toda Mujer Debe Saber
Un folleto con datos que describe los síntomas
de la depresión y las razones por que el riesgo
de sufrir depresión es mayor para las mujeres
que para los hombres. También
disponible en español
DO YOU KNOW ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH AND MENTAL ILLNESSES?
increases a community's understanding of mental
illness and reduces the stigma that keeps many
people from seeking help. Mental Health America
of Texas formerly the Mental Health Association
in Texas encourages
learn more about the social, health and economic
impact that mental illnesses are having on individuals,
families and communities.
the full press release
The social, health and economic
of mental illnesses on Texas
Landmark Mental Health Report
Community Mental Health
Services in Your Area
More Real Men Speak About Their Mental Health
Depression is a serious but treatable medical condition
- a brain disease - that can strike anyone, including
In America alone, over 6 million men have depression
Recognizing and preventing men's
health and mental health problems is not just a man's
issue. Because of its impact on wives, mothers,
daughters, and sisters, men's health is truly a family
Mental Health America of Texas formerly the Mental
Health Association in Texas encourages men to take
care of their mental health and physical health equally.
Visit the Men and Depression website:
PARENTS AS TEACHERS
Parents as Teachers is an award-winning,
early childhood parent education program
which supports the parent in their role
as their child's first and most influential
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT TXPAT
Assistance Program May Help
REPORT CALLS FOR REFORMS OF STATE’S MENTAL HEALTH
The state's leading
advocates for people with mental illness today released
a landmark report documenting the economic and human
costs of failing to prioritize mental health care
and proposed a comprehensive agenda for improving
the lives of the 4.2 million Texans who live with
mental illness, the families who care for them,
and the taxpayers who foot many of the bills.
THE LANDMARK STUDY
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A Website that
Addresses Stigma in the Texas Workplace
profiles Texas leaders who have not only dealt
with serious mental illness themselves or in their
immediate family, but they also had the courage
to tell their stories.
the site and become
our partner by linking to the site.
Home and Older Adult
a unique collaboration, Mental Health America of Texas formerly the Mental Health Association in Texas and the
Health Quality Institute has developed a
one-of-a-kind toolkit that nursing home
staff can use to improve the assessment
and treatment of depression in nursing home
Depression Toolkit is an educational resource
that will guide staff in better assessment
and treatment of depression in nursing home
Health Quality Institute (TMF) is formerly
known as the Texas Medical Foundation.
AND Use the
Nursing Home Depression Toolkit
supporting mental health.
Health America of Texas, formerly the Mental Health Association
is the state's leading source for mental
health information, education and advocacy.
It is an original affiliate of the national organization, Mental
Health America and
state outreach partner for the National
Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).