Substance Use Counseling

The HEARTS@UTHealth Houston program, funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), aims to bring awareness and relief to clients, with free client-centered counseling to address substance use disorders and other mental health conditions. The HEARTS program is an outpatient treatment program for problematic substance use and substance use disorders. Services are offered in person or virtually (i.e. telehealth).

The goals of counseling can include setting goals, addressing the difficulties associated with behavioral change, developing or strengthening coping skills, and increasing resiliency. The program uses evidence based treatment modalities which include, but are not limited to:

  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Seeking Safety
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

If you or someone you know has problems associated with current or past substance use and would like to begin working towards recovery the HEARTS@UTHealth Houston program is available.

Additional Treatment Resources:

Inpatient Substance use treatment:

The Right Step

The Harris Center

If you or are loved one are interested in learning more about the HEARTS@UTHealth services, fill out this form: HEARTS Contact Form