*All videos are Closed Captioned on Youtube*
"The Trevino family has a daughter who's 9 years old diagnosed with ODD and ADHD. Belinda* came into services because she has presented at school uncooperative, verbally/physically aggressive towards classmates and teachers, and she engaged in fights with her mother to the point where she pulled kitchen knives on her.
LAR reported, 'I am afraid to sleep at night because of Brenda's threats towards me.' Working with Belinda has been refreshing; she has been open to working through skills training, and she looks forward to providing me with a good report of her progress.
Belinda has been on the honor roll for several semesters now, and she is currently passing all classes with at least a B average.
Recently, Belinda had a loss in the family. This brought her much closer to her mother. Although she is grieving, Belinda has not had anger outburst towards her mother. She has been really engaged in school and open regarding her thoughts about her loved one."
*The names of the client's and his family have been altered to safeguard their privacy.
The Harris Center Psychiatric Emergency Service (PES) located at the NeuroPsychiatric Center (NPC) is one of the major public mental health emergency programs in Harris County. Started in 1999, services are available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to anyone in Harris County experiencing some type of mental health crisis.
The Harris Center has exciting news to share: Adult enrollment for ongoing care at our mental health outpatient clinics is now taking place also on Saturdays!
8 am to 5 pm every Saturday
at 9401 Southwest Freeway, Houston TX, 77074.
Continuing our goal of increasing access to care, The Harris Center is happy to add a new Saturday location for adults to enroll in ongoing mental health care. The Saturday enrollment service for adults kicked in January this year at our Southwest Community Service Center (9401 Southwest Freeway, Houston). The Northwest Community Service Center will also provide this service starting Saturday, March 23, 2019.
8 am to 5 pm every Saturday at
3737 Dacoma St Houston, TX 77092
The Harris Center is happy to announce the third new location providing Saturday services for adults to enroll in ongoing mental health care. The Southeast location on (5901 Long Dr
Houston, TX 77087) is the newest addition to the two other sites providing this service on Saturday: (9401 Southwest Freeway and 3737 Dacoma St Houston, TX 77092). The Southeast Community Service Center will begin enrolling adults on Saturdays starting April 27, 2019.
"Clara* was referred to Peer Services by her SAI and she has been attending peer groups daily for the past year. She came to group to learn coping skills for her schizophrenia and to socialize with her fellow group members. When I met Clara she was having schizophrenic episodes daily and she was very depressed. Clara was also self-medicating with drugs and alcohol to manage her schizophrenic symptoms. She was very good at interviewing for and getting hired at many different companies, however had difficulty keeping a job. Clara felt very lonely and was close with her family but didn’t have many friends.
The blue skies and shiny green leaves dancing to the rhythm of the friendly summer breeze were the perfect background for the many smiling faces at Bayland Park.
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