John S. Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center

About Us

The John S. Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center is a joint operation between the Health and Human Services Commission and UTHealth Houston. It is a state-of-the-art psychiatric hospital and learning center.

Patients typically stay several days to a few months. Treatment focuses on stabilizing acute psychiatric illnesses and eventually returning to the community where they can continue to heal through community-based options. Our 253,000 square-foot facility opened in 2022.

5615 H. Mark Crosswell Jr. Street      
Houston, TX 77021      

Visitor Information

We encourage family members and friends to visit their loved ones at our facility. Please arrange your visit before coming.

How to Arrange a Tour

For more information, please call 713-500-1500.