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Minority Mental Health is #NotACharacterFlaw

In minority and marginalized communities, mental health is often considered a taboo or weakness, which is one reason why July ...
Author: Jean-Phillipe Regis
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Integrated Health Care for Foster Youth

Children in the foster care system present some unique challenges for caregivers and service providers.The Harris County Protective Services (HCPS) ...
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One Woman's Brave Email is Helping to Break the Mental Health Stigma

We've all heard that we should take a mental health day from time to time, but how many of us ...
Author: Almie Rose
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Low-Income Moms Will Get Screened For Postpartum Depression During Baby Checkups

Governor Greg Abbott signed the bill last week as part of ongoing efforts to curb the state's maternal mortality crisis. ...
Author: Ashley Lopez
Website:KUT 90.5
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Local Crime Reporter Reflects on PTSD

Mike Glenn, a reporter for the Houston Chronicle, writes for the first time about experiencing post traumatic stress disorder.

Mayor Turner Announces Meaningful Change for Veterans

Mayor Sylvester Turner announces a $2.3 million mental health grant for local veterans has been secured by the Mayor’s Office ...

Empowering Arms

Veterans Treatment Court was created in Texas in 2009 and is a second chance for Veterans entering the criminal justice ...
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Mothers in Crisis

A proposed state law would improve access to mental health care for new moms.