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The Apple Health app in iOS 17 and iPadOS 17 and the Mindfulness app in watchOS 10 offer users an engaging and intuitive platform to reflect on their mental state. Users can interact with multidimensional shapes, scrolling through them to express their feelings, ranging from pleasant to unpleasant. Keena Pace, chief operating officer for The Harris Center, expressed optimism about the future of technology in mental health: “Over the last few years, we’ve seen an increase in the development of technology to support accessibility of innovative mental health care.”
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The man charged in the shooting has been deemed mentally incompetent to stand trial. Dr. Steven Coats from The Harris Center's Forensic Mental Health Service Division explained how such determinations are made.
The Homeless Outreach Team is a partnership between The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD and the Houston Police Department. Program Director Amber Honsinger described the collaborative outreach and engagement services provided to individuals experiencing homelessness.
Harris Center CEO Wayne Young shares information on how to access mental health services and describes the services The Harris Center provides.
Many people are unsure of how to access mental health services or what to expect when they do. The Harris Center can provide you with resources and aid. Wayne Young, CEO of the Harris center for mental health, explains how to get help
The help and support of the care team at the Southwest Clinic and the Hospital-to-Home program at the Harris are highlighted in this special mental health awareness piece.
Following more than a year of program building, Harris County Public Health (HCPH) is launching a new initiative to improve the lives of individuals experiencing hardship by providing an integrated, “no-wrong- door” service care approach across different local agencies. The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD is among these organizations.
The theme for this year's Mental Health Awareness Month is "More Than Enough," which focuses on joining our voices to advocate for mental health, and highlighting that regardless of our diagnosis, appearance, or socioeconomic status, each of us we are worthy of happiness, support, love and life. The Harris Center is listed among local community resources.