Mental Health Treatments

  • Music

    September 26, 2013

    Sigh No More

    Mumford & Sons finally played America's fourth-largest city September 17.

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    Music Therapists Bring Healing Through Tunes and Beats

    Elton John once said, "Music has healing power; it has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours." This divertive nature forms the science behind the music therapy field, a burgeoning subsector of behavioral health care that is popping up in institutional settings -- from hospital ... More >>

  • Film

    February 14, 2013

    May Induce Queasy Pleasure

    Side Effects is well worth risking.

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    Exposer of Fraudulent Texas Drug Protocol Named Whistleblower of the Year

    The man who exposed a drug maker's fraudulent marketing of an antipsychotic drug that is still given to Texas's foster care children has won the Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund's Whistleblower of the Year Award. Allen Jones was forced out of his job at the Pennsylvania Office of Inspector G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2012

    Dynamo Fan Gets Tazed at Game (VIDEO)

    In its five-plus years of existence, the raucous folks of El Batallon -- one of four longstanding support groups that show up to Houston Dynamo home matches (and sometimes away games) -- had never gone to the media. That's changed since one of their boys got the stun-gun treatment during the Dynam ... More >>

  • Film

    December 22, 2011

    What Do Men Want

    The birth of psychoanalysis in A Dangerous Method.

  • News

    December 15, 2011

    Down the Hatch: The Rothman Report

    A scathing, 86-page report called out doctors who "subverted scientific integrity" for money.

  • News

    December 15, 2011

    Down the Hatch

    The Texas Attorney General's Office says a drugmaker lied in order to push an antipsychotic on foster children. So why are kids as young as three still taking the drug?

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    Cover Story: Foster Kids on Antipsychotics

    ​Here's a riddle: If the Texas Attorney General sues a drug manufacturer for allegedly lying about the safety and efficacy of one of its antipsychotics, why would the state agency that oversees the foster care system still allow that drug to be given to kids as young as three? Why would the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    RIP Gay Montrose? Community Members Say Yes, No and Maybe So

    According to some, Montrose is seeing fewer rainbows these days.​Montrose's "gayborhood" status is officially over. Or it's just like it has been for the past five to ten years. It depends on who you ask. Hair Balls recently spoke with various movers and shakers of the neighborhood's GLBT co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    Flummoxed Radiohead Fans Start Support Group

    Next week will see the physical release, both vinyl and compact disc, of Radiohead's new album The King of Limbs. The album was released online a little over a month ago on the band's website to nearly universal acclaim from longtime fanatics and at least a passing reverence from fair-weather fans ... More >>

  • Music

    February 10, 2011
  • News

    September 16, 2010

    Mental Cases

    Philip Grantham counts on his meds and his MHMRA doctor to stay straight. Too bad Texas is slashing funding.

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Texas Monthly Looks At (Most Of) Houston's Mental Health Issues

    There's at least one local program for mentally ill people that shouldn't be affected by the state's proposed budget cuts. ‚ÄčThis month's Texas Monthly features a "Letter from Houston," which focuses on the city's mental health services, primarily the Houston Police Department's Mental Health Unit, ... More >>

  • Music

    August 5, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Can Music Fight Cancer? MD Anderson's Celebration Singers Think So

    Earlier this year, we lost God himself Ronnie James Dio to cancer. Dio had been valiantly fighting the disease at Houston's own MD Anderson Cancer Center. Approximately 1,500 people in America die every day of cancer, but MD Anderson continues to find new avenues to help heal those afflicted, incl ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 25, 2010

    Cele Keeper: It's Never Too Late to Grow Up

    Today is the first know the rest

  • Calendar

    January 28, 2010


    It's the wild side of Wilde today at the Jung Center

  • Calendar

    November 5, 2009
  • Calendar

    December 18, 2008
  • News

    October 4, 2007

    Naked Men: The ManKind Project and Michael Scinto

    The organization was supposed to make him a better man. Instead, his parents say, it made him a dead one.

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2007
  • Calendar

    August 17, 2006
  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Scuba Instructor

    Robert "Scuba Bob" Knapick

  • News

    November 9, 2000

    Catch Us If You Can

    Steve Chesser went to MHMRA for help. Sent home from its emergency clinic without medicine or therapy, he shot his and killed himself. Diagnosis: A mental health care system in free fall.

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Bar Manager

    Betty Campbell, Little Woodrow's

  • News

    September 14, 2000

    Tackling the Taboo

    Despite suicides and inner strife, Asian-Americans resist psychotherapy

  • News

    July 22, 1999


    Quiet Rage: Insurers and the state have given up, but parents are battling to get help for their severely troubled boy

  • News

    December 3, 1998
  • News

    October 30, 1997

    Captive of Fantasy

    A paroled sex offender is sent back to jail -- for trying to please his therapist