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During COVID-19, our team adapted quickly to deliver services in the safest way possible for everyone. A spirit of flexibility has been essential.
As the COVID-19 vaccines are more widely available and infection rates stabilize, we continue adjusting our service delivery to offer quality care is the most effective way. Many of our team members have now returned to on-site work, and the last phase of field workers will resume face-to-face service by August 9, 2021.
Home visits by service coordinators and therapies provided by our Early Childhood Intervention specialists are included in this phase. We are delighted to provide face-to-face service as we continue to embrace safety practices.
In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month during the month of May, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, in partnership with Texas Systems of Care and Texas Institute for Excellence in Mental Health, presents the 2021 Mental Health Awareness Creative Arts Contest for both children and adults. A prize will be awarded to three special winners and their submissions will be featured on the contest’s online gallery.
The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD received $836,243 from the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) COVID-19 Telehealth Program to enhance its telehealth service infrastructure. The FCC received funding for this program through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES Act. The FCC funds will enable The Harris Center to further expand access to behavioral health and intellectual and developmental disabilities services for Harris County residents via telehealth platforms.
Save the Date! The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD is hosting a hiring event for our Adult Forensics operational area. This event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at The Harris County Jail.
Anyone who has lived in Houston for a little over a week has come across people who speak a language other than English. As one of the most diverse cities of the world, Houston is home to people from all the continents, and a substantial portion of them are not fluent in English. These individuals make up a significant amount of Harris Center clientele.
The Harris Center is always looking for ways to improve. As we're nearing the end of 2021, our leaders are carefully planning the new strategic plan for 2022-2025.
Anaira noted Maritza’s baby seemed happy and well cared for, but during her observations, she became concerned about Martiza when she noticed changes in Martiza’s self-care.
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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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