Patient Care * Education * Research * Community Service
Now Recruiting for Inpatient Psychiatrists!Welcome to The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center (UTHCPC), a teaching hospital, delivering a comprehensive program of psychiatric and psychosocial services to more than 6,100 inpatient admissions and 14,000 outpatient visits annually.
Our patients, including children, adolescents and adults suffer, from mental illness, including bipolar disorder (manic depression), depression, schizophrenia, behavioral disorders and adjustment disorders.
UTHCPC is grateful for your support of our patients, faculty and our mission. Your financial or in-kind support is an important investment in people and their good mental health. As a donor, you are our partner in supporting mental health treatment for children, adolescents and adults, in educating the future leaders in mental healthcare, providing opportunities for expanded community outreach and in conducting innovative research to understand how to better identify mental illness and to treat the disease that affects one in five people. The quality of life for you, your family, and your community are dependent upon a mentally healthy community.
UTHCPC is proud of our accomplishments in reaching out beyond our walls to serve the community at large. Successful treatment programs and relationships have been established with The Children's Assessment Center (operated by Harris County's Children's Protective Services), providing psychiatric and psychological assessments of abused children; Neighborhood Centers and Gulf Coast Community Head Start (serving children ages 3 - 5 and their teachers, UTHCPC offers evaluations and clinical assessment services); and the Harris County Juvenile Probation Department (providing a 16-bed treatment unit for those who require special mental health care not available in the detention center).