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.

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Ending the Stigma

Working together we can end the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness. It starts with understanding.

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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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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.


Fighting Depression During the Holiday Season
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For many people, the holiday season is a joyous time. But for those suffering from depression, the holidays can be yet another uphill battle. Merily Keller, suicide prevention coordinator for MHATexas  promotes the importance of surrounding yourself with loved ones.  Read the article.


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