Texas Unveils New Hospital Unit for Veterans

July 19, 2019

Texas health officials announce the creation of a 20-bed specialized care unit for Texas veterans. The first of its kind within the state, the new unit at Terrell State Hospital is designed to provide mental health services to this specific population with unique needs.

HHSC Expands Treatment for Early-Onset Psychosis to Rural Texans

July 22, 2019

Texas Health and Human Services announces the expansion of mental health services to help rural Texans experiencing early-onset psychosis.

Texas Extends Time for June Flood Victims to Seek Benefits

July 10, 2019

People affected by the June flooding in the Rio Grande Valley will have additional time to seek the replacement of food purchased with SNAP benefits that was destroyed due to flooding.

Big Spring State Hospital Hosts Job Fair

July 2, 2019

Big Spring State Hospital hosted a job fair offering onsite interviews and help with applications.

HHSC Hosts Texas Brain Injury Conference

July 1, 2019

The second annual Texas Brain Injury Conference took place in Austin to prompt discussions and education about child and teen brain injuries.

Texas Health Officials Encourage HIV Testing, Awareness

June 26, 2019

HHS encourages people throughout the state to get tested for HIV, know their status, and connect with care and treatment services available to them as needed.

Lubbock State Supported Living Center Celebrates 50 Years of Service

June 26, 2019

The Lubbock State Supported Living Center is commemorating its 50 years of service with a daylong celebration for residents, staff and the community.

Rusk State Hospital Marks 100 Years of Service, Recognizes Staff with Centennial Celebration

June 25, 2019

Rusk State Hospital will host a Centennial Employee Appreciation and Service Awards Luncheon to commemorate the hospital’s 100 years of service.

Texas Health Officials Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony for New State Psychiatric Hospital in Houston

June 24, 2019

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission along with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) will host a groundbreaking ceremony for a new state psychiatric hospital, the UTHealth Continuum of Care Campus.

HHS Calls on Texans to Wear Blue for Men’s Health Week

June 11, 2019

State health officials are calling on Texans to wear blue to commemorate National Men’s Health Week and honor those who have overcome health challenges.