Vol 2, Issue 17

At the University of Houston, there are about 3,200 students for every counselor in the counseling center - more than double the recommended ratio of 1,000 to 1,500 students per counselor.
At the University of Houston, there are about 3,200 students for every counselor in the counseling center - more than double the recommended ratio of 1,000 to 1,500 students per counselor.

Texas Colleges Lag in Mental Health Services

Students who need help dealing with depression, anxiety and other mental health issues often must wait weeks to see a counselor at Texas' major public universities.

Health care providers, reproductive rights activists and anti-abortion groups attended a hearing on a proposed state rule that would require the cremation or burial of fetal remains.
Health care providers, reproductive rights activists and anti-abortion groups attended a hearing on a proposed state rule that would require the cremation or burial of fetal remains.

Sharp Disagreements at Fetal Remains Hearing

Dozens of health care providers, funeral directors and reproductive rights activists packed a hearing before state health officials Thursday to criticize a proposed new rule that would require that all fetal remains be cremated or buried.

Baker Harrell, CEO of It's Time Texas.
Baker Harrell, CEO of It's Time Texas.

The Q&A: Baker Harrell

In this week's Q&A, we interview Baker Harrell, the CEO of It’s Time Texas, a nonprofit organization devoted to studying and promoting health in Texas.

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