Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report AR19 Final - Page 22

24-Hour Mental Health Crisis Line A caring listening ear Open and honest communication even about difficult subjects Brainstorming for ways to cope and stay safe Collaborative problem solving for appropriate solutions Continued support after the call Crisis Center Excellence Award 2016 & 2018 39 Counties Served 1/3 Of the Texas Population Accredited by the American Association of Suicidology and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities 130 K Annual Calls The Harris Center answers National Suicide Prevention Lifeline calls and mental health crisis calls from Harris and 38 partner counties. What happens when someone reaches out to The Harris Center for help? Partner Counties 50% Harris County 37% National Lifeline 13% FOX26 aired a special news series on teens in crisis. This resulted in a great opportunity to properly shine a light on mental health issues teens face. The Harris Center was tasked with helping viewers understand what happens when people reach out for help, hoping that they will be more likely to seek professional help if and when they need it. Three of our programs were featured. Watch the news clip using this link: