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Employers: Is Your Workplace Trauma-Informed?
6/25/2020 - Forbes

Access Director Jennifer Battle shares what a trauma-informed workplace includes and ways for employers to look for signs of significant stress in an employee.

FCC grants $29.41M more in telehealth funding to 77 providers
6/25/2020 - Becker's Hospital Review

The Federal Communications Commission approved its 12th wave of COVID-19 telehealth program applications June 24, granting another $29.41 million to 77 healthcare providers nationwide.

Cornyn: Houston Area Clinics to Receive $932K in Funds to Improve Telehealth
6/25/2020 - The Katy News

The funding, which was appropriated by Congress in March as part of the CARES Act, comes through the Federal Communications Commission.

Mental Health Hotline Open to All Texans During Pandemic
5/21/2020 - NBC Dallas

There's a new hotline open to Texans battling the secondary health crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic: the strain on mental health.

The Texas Health and Human Services department is running the COVID-19 crisis hotline as an outlet for moments of crisis or just a listening ear.

New Harris Center COVID-19 Support Line Offers Comfort Across the Lone Star State
5/21/2020 - Houstonia Magazine

The hotline is free and operational 24/7.

Quarantine Anxiety: Do you or someone you love need help?
5/13/2020 - KPRC Local 2

The impact of the coronavirus is taking a mental health toll on so many. More people are taking anti-anxiety medication and experts believe it could get worse.

How do you know if you might need help? What about someone you love? We are here to help.

Doctors seeing major increase in anxiety, depression among patients amid COVID-19 pandemic
5/12/2020 - KHOU 11

Mental health care professionals and others in the medical community are seeing the coronavirus pandemic take its toll on their patients.

Strong demand for mental health support in Houston area
5/12/2020 - KPRC Local 2

The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t just caused physical pain and suffering. It’s also taken quite a toll on the mental health of thousands of Texans.

The COVID-19 crisis is taking a mental toll. Anxiety and anger over the potential infection, job loss, and isolation are showing up in calls for help with mental issues. 5/12/2020

Mental health hotline is helping Texans navigate the pandemic
5/11/2020 - Brownsville Herald

Within the first month of its launch, the state’s new mental health support line received nearly 2,000 calls from Texans in 100 counties who were struggling with fears of getting sick, feelings of isolation from social distancing and anxiety over a crashing economy caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Mental health hotline helping Texans navigate COVID-19 pandemic
5/8/2020 - Texas Tribune

The Harris Center, a health authority in the Houston area, and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission — which had seen a 500% jump in traffic to its webpages on mental health and substance abuse resources — joined forces and provided the service to callers statewide March 31.

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