At Mental Health America of Texas,
we believe that mental health should be the cornerstone of public health.


For 80 years, we’ve worked to transform the systems that promote mental health, prevent mental disorders and substance abuse, and achieve recovery from mental illness and addictions through innovative education, advocacy and services.


Help people lead
healthy, meaningful lives.


MHA Texas, the Texas Suicide Prevention Council and Texas DSHS presents the largest Suicide Prevention Symposium in the State. The full day event features national and regional speakers on some of the most important topics in suicide prevention.

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MHA Texas is a community partner in Okay to Say, a new Texas-based movement .   Join the movement.


"An Evening of Hope"

Photos from the event celebrating Senator Jane Nelson and Dr. Chris Brownson for their leadership and contributions to mental wellness in Texas.

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Newsroom: Austin-based group rings the bell for liberty and mental health

Austin American-Statesman: Mental Health America of Texas has been looking out for the mentally ill for 80 years. Read the article on or download a PDF.

Press Release: MHA Texas Responds to Coverage of CDC Report on Increase in Suicides

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Impacting Policy

MHA Texas offers education and expertise so state leaders have the information they need to make good decisions on policies that impact Texans with mental health and substance use disorders

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Building Strong Families

Helping parents embrace their roles as their child's first and best teacher builds strong and healthy families. When parents are empowered through education they can help their children develop during the crucial early years of life.

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Watch Zach's Story of Help & Hope

One in a series of our "Stories of Help & Hope" suicide prevention videos.



Preventing Suicide

The stigma that mental health concerns carry prevents far too many people from reaching out for help when they need it the most. Through training, MHA Texas helps professionals and others recognize the warning signs and know how to respond to someone in crisis.

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