The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD (formerly Mental Health & Mental Retardation Authority of Harris County) The Harris Center, Harris County’s state-designated Local Mental Health Authority and Local Intellectual and Developmental Disability Authority, provided mental health and intellectual and developmental disability services to 51,518 unduplicated individuals in Harris County in Fiscal Year 2020 through its five service divisions:
»Outpatient Mental Health Services
»Intellectual and Developmental Disability Services
» Forensic Mental Health Services
»Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program
»Harris County Mental Health Jail Diversion Program
The Agency also served over 18,000 individuals at the Harris County Jail through its contract with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. As the largest behavioral and developmental disability care center in Texas, The Harris Center strives to provide high quality, efficient, and cost effective services so that persons with mental disabilities may live with dignity as fully functioning, participating, and contributing members of our community.
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