Protect Yourself Against Phone Scams

Protect Yourself Against Phone Scams

April 9, 2019

Keep your information and money secure by staying aware of possible telephone scams involving people who falsely identify themselves as a Health and Human Services employee.

At 99, Foster Grandparent Volunteer Makes a Difference Every Day

At 99, Foster Grandparent Volunteer Makes a Difference Every Day

March 29, 2019

Conster Davis really wanted the seamstress job when she went to volunteer at the Corpus Christi State School in 1997.

Chief Deputy Executive Commissioner Honored

Chief Deputy Executive Commissioner Honored

March 22, 2019

Chief Deputy Executive Commissioner Cecile Young was honored for her outstanding contribution to public service by Executive Women in Texas Government and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs earlier this month.

DSHS is on Instagram

DSHS Launches Instagram Account

March 5, 2019

The Texas Department of State Health Services has launched an Instagram account to reach new audiences of Texans and help protect and guide their health.

The Texas Senate unanimously confirmed the appointment of Dr. Courtney N. Phillips as Health and Human Services executive commissioner.

Phillips Confirmed as HHS Executive Commissioner

February 27, 2019

The Texas Senate unanimously confirmed the appointment of Dr. Courtney N. Phillips as Health and Human Services executive commissioner.

HHS Chief Medical Director Dr. Ryan D. Van Ramshorst

Van Ramshorst Takes on Chief Medical Director Role

February 26, 2019

Dr. Ryan D. Van Ramshorst is the new chief medical director for HHS, driving the clinical vision to ensure Texans on Medicaid and CHIP get the best services available.

Health Care Parity

Parity Ensures Mental Health, Substance Use Disorders Get Equal Care

February 22, 2019

Health-care parity recognizes that treatment of mental health conditions and substance use disorders is just as important as physical health.

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is now on Instagram.

HHSC Launches Instagram Account

February 14, 2019

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is now on Instagram.

Health and Human Services has updated the School-Mental Health Resource Guide.

Mental Health Resource Guide for Parents, Teachers Updated

February 12, 2019

Texas Health and Human Services has updated the School-Mental Health Resource Guide, which provides resources to help parents and teachers find help for children with behavioral health needs.

Updates on the multiyear project to modernize Texas state hospitals

Video: Texas Showcases State Hospital Construction

February 8, 2019

Texas Health and Human Services and its higher education partners recently provided updates on the multiyear project to modernize Texas state hospitals.