Loading...
Home 2017-05-12T14:00:15+00:00

What’s Happening Now

  • Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Sometimes, first aid isn’t a bandage, or CPR, or the Heimlich, or calling 911. Sometimes, first aid is YOU!

The Science of High Risk Behavior and How To Prevent It

Participants will learn how parts of the brain are affected by high-risk behavior and how high-risk behavior arrests key adult brain development. In addition, participants will learn how to prevent loved ones from engaging in high-risk behavior.

  • Focusing On Me

Self-Care and Mindfulness

Self-care is the primary defense against illness, emotional overload, and traumatization.

Support Group for Survivors of Loss by Suicide

The Support Group meets weekly on Monday – 7:30 pm. at Jewish Family Service, 4131 S. Braeswood Blvd (entrance on Linkwood). The group is free of charge and open to the community.

View All Events

Our Goals

  • to increase awareness and decrease stigma
  • to provide support to those suffering and those effected by mental illness
  • to develop a conversation in the community about mental illness
  • to decrease suicide in the Houston Jewish community
  • to promote and train the community in Mental Health First Aid

Need help now?
Call  1-800-273-8255

WHAT IS
MENTAL HEALTH

LEARN MORE

Latest Articles

  • Source: Antonio Guillem/Shutterstock

6 Things You Need to Know About Empathy

Empathy. It’s the bedrock of intimacy and close connection; in its absence, relationships remain emotionally shallow, defined largely by mutual interests or shared activities.

  • Source: retoncy/Shutterstock

5 Distorted Thought Patterns and How to Change Them

Life is all about how you think. Success or failure, however you define them, will only amplify your thought processes, especially unhealthy patterns of thinking.

  • LaNelia Ramette holds a portrait of her son Michael

Suicide Prevention Efforts Focus on Small Texas Towns

Public health experts are looking more closely at the issue of suicides in small towns.

Anxiety at Work

Getting a handle on your worries at work.

  • Katherine Langford as Hannah Baker

‘13 Reasons Why’ depicts a graphic suicide. Experts say there’s a problem with that.

Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” offers a well-intentioned message about being kinder to others and asking for help when you need it, but some suicide prevention experts say the series could do more harm than good.

View All Articles