In a one-of-a-kind short list, HPD names the 30 most troubled mentally ill in the city.
Photo by Chris Curry Travis Bonser is one of Houston's 30 craziest people. Travis Bonser learned how to shoot heroin from his mother. It happened when he was 14, after his mom became too fat to tie her own arm or leave the house to pick up the dope from her dealer. It wasn't long before Bonser was ... More >>
In December, we published a story that involved the Houston Police Department's Crisis Intervention Team, and one of its new programs that only a couple other departments in the country were trying.That program, the Crisis Intervention Response Team, pairs street officers with counselors from MHMRA ... More >>
Not everyone buys into crisis intervention for the mentally ill
Laura Howard got tossed into a jail treatment program, but it was the wrong one for someone whose mental health was in tatters