Mental Health

HHSC Encourages Texas Veterans to Access Free Suicide Prevention and PTSD Treatment Resources

During June, which is Texas Veterans Suicide Prevention and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month, Texas HHS is encouraging military veterans to access the resources available to them for suicide prevention and PTSD. “When a veteran is battling PTSD, not only does it have an impact on them, it affects their families, friends, and communities. Reaching out for help is the first step toward getting support for them and preventing suicide,” said Sonja Gaines, HHS […]

Check on Your Mental Health During the Holiday Season

The holidays are filled with wonder and magic, but this season will look a little different. While it is difficult to imagine not celebrating with loved ones in person, for many this may be the safest option. As   important as it is to protect our physical health, it’s equally important to check in on our mental health during these trying times. These tips may help you, family, or friends deal with those moments where feelings […]