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MOTHERS BE AWARE OF YOUR EMOTIONS AFTER DELIVERY

“It is especially important for new parents to recognize the signs and symptoms of depression. Postpartum depression is the most common complication of childbirth,” said Tiffany Ross, director of education and outreach at Mental Health America of Greater Houston. Approximately 11-20% of women will experience postpartum depression after giving birth. Though treatable, postpartum depression is […] Read more»

INTEGRATED HEALTH CARE AIMS TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE AND SERVICES

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 50% of people will experience mental illness in their lifetime, however only 44% of adults with a mental illness seek treatment. Mental health is the foundation of healthy people and communities. October 1-7, 2017 is Mental Illness Awareness Week. Early intervention and support are crucial […] Read more»

HARVEY TRAUMA NOTABLY HARD ON YOUTH

As our Houston community embarks on our post-Harvey rebuilding process, the emotional impact of the collective trauma to our city is surfacing. We know from other storm-related disasters that all Houstonians will feel the impact of Harvey for a long time. This will be truest for our children and teens, as they struggle to make […] Read more»