UTHealth Houston Harris County Psychiatric Center

HCPC News Media Requests

Geigerman EventThe University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center treats more than 8,000 people annually for various forms of mental illness.

UTHealth HCPC, along with McGovern Medical School's Louis A. Faillace, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, is also a leading research institution and acts as a teaching facility for psychiatrists, social service clinicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other health professionals. UTHCPC's teaching staff includes graduates and former employees of leading medical schools such as Johns Hopkins, Yale Medical School and The University of Texas Medical School at Houston. The staff and students participate in research studies ranging from schizophrenia to the effects of drugs on mental illness. Additionally, HCPC is committed to educating the community on the value of good mental health. The end result is one of the finest psychiatric centers in the country.

UTHCPC faculty and staff are considered to be a leading resource for information on the following topics:

  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Children's Mental Illnesses
  • Stress Disorders
  • Mental Illness in the Elderly
  • Anxiety Disorders

Topics which the media find of interest may include:

  • Stress Issues
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Family Mental Health Issues
  • Job Layoffs and Uprooting Your family Family Violence And Abuse
  • Child Abuse
  • Depression
  • Child/Adolescent Mental Health Issues
  • Childhood Depression
  • Teen Suicide
  • Out of Control Children
  • Attention-Deficit Disorder
  • Dating Violence
  • General Mental Health Issues
  • Schizophrenia
  • Eating Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ethnic Differences In Mental Health

For more information contact:

Deborah Mann Lake, Director, UTHealth Media Relations
Telephone: 713-500-3304
Media Hotline (24/7): 713-500-3030
Email: Deborah.M.Lake@uth.tmc.edu