Philip Grantham counts on his meds and his MHMRA doctor to stay straight. Too bad Texas is slashing funding.
In a one-of-a-kind short list, HPD names the 30 most troubled mentally ill in the city.
Two men went into a walled-in courtyard at a mental hospital. One came out alive.
A group of unsupervised mental patients running from Katrina made it from New Orleans to Houston. Victor Fruge led the way.
Parents plead with the state not to shut down the state schools for the mentally retarded. But it looks like a done deal.
Houston is scrambling for psychiatric and emergency medical services. But hoping for better state funding is just another psychotic episode.
For many mentally ill teenagers in Texas, the only way to get treatment is to get arrested.
MHMRA restricts Medicaid services at mental health clinic pharmacies
Increasing deficits cause MHMRA to close a new treatment clinic
When the sickest of Harris County's mentally ill break down, an ACT team is there to pick up the pieces and put them back together again
A money-starved mental health treatment unit may die in its infancy
Mind Games, Bad Form, Executioner's Wrong
Can the system keep up with the evolution of mental health?
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.
Crisis care for the mentally ill crumbles under the weight of not enough money, too much beauracracy
Mental health cuts may come back to haunt the public
Need emergency psychiatric care in Harris County? Have a seat. Or call a cab.