Updated: Mar. 27, 2023 at 10:36 AM CDT
“It’s important to meet the people where they are and bring them information surrounding opioid use disorder and substance use disorder to help break the stigma surrounding that use as well as save lives in the process,” said UT Health Science Center lead community health worker Kayla Hopper.
Updated: Jan. 24, 2023 at 9:10 AM CST|
“One day we each had four (participants), so that was kind of overwhelming, but it was so much fun. They interact with each other and it just works out everyday,” Johnson said. To volunteer or donate meals you can all the alliance at 903-509-8323.
Updated: Jan. 22, 2023 at 9:51 AM CST
Apollo will roam around in the classrooms and offices throughout the building. Crew members will even stop by Wiggins’ office after a tough day. “When they’re ready they get up and leave and a lot of them will comment at the end, ‘I just needed this before I went home to my family.’ So it’s really calming for them.”
Updated: Jan. 8, 2023 at 10:08 AM CST
The suicide mortality rate is just one of the issues that workers in the East Texas health care field face. In about three weeks, local advocates will travel to Austin for the capitol rally day.
Updated: Jan. 6, 2023 at 10:36 AM CST
Glaucoma refers to a group of three eye diseases that damage the optic nerve, but many patients with these conditions might go years without realizing something is wrong.