Mental Health of America of Greater Houston

  • Mental Health America of Greater Houston, established in 1954 by philanthropist Ima Hogg, is the area’s longest-serving mental health education and advocacy organization focused on shaping the mental health of people and communities in the areas of children and education, integrated health care, chronic illnesses, women, suicide prevention, and veterans.


Emotional Backpack Project

  • The Emotional Backpack Project is an education and awareness program led by the Center for School Behavioral Health at Mental Health America of Greater Houston that teaches youth, parents, and educators about mental health and local resources so that all children can grow up to lead happy, healthy lives. Free resources are available on the MHA website, and Public Service Announcements are provided to help spread awareness about mental health.