Author Archives: Brian Block

PSA: “The Voice in Your Head”

Watch our new PSA and accompanying longer video to see what intimate partner violence is and how to stop it.

Get Your Zzzz’s: The Role of Sleep in Mental Health

About a third of all Americans get less than the recommended seven hours or more of sleep a night. While an occasional bout of sleeplessness may not be anything to worry about, chronic sleep problems have been linked to many mental health issues including depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder.

American Cancer Society and the Houston Texans Award $100,000 Grant to Legacy Community Health to Help Reduce Breast Cancer Disparities

The American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Houston Texans has awarded a grant to Legacy Community Health to address disparities in breast cancer mortality by providing access to breast cancer screening, follow-up of abnormal mammograms, and timely access to specialty care if needed. The grant funding was made possible through ACS’s partnership with the NFL …

Legacy Community Health Warns of Mental Health Impact of Family Separation on Children

Legacy Community Health today highlighted the potential behavioral health impacts of separating children from their asylum-seeking parents. Almost 2,000 children have been separated from their parents as of May, according to the Department of Homeland Security.

Mental Health Mondays: Stigma no more.

“Mental health should be seen like any other health condition, like diabetes or hypertension,” says Dr. Chad Lemaire, Legacy’s medical director of behavioral health.

Mental Health Mondays: Mindfulness Explained

Watch Legacy Community Health therapist, Tierra Ortiz-Rodriguez, explain mindfulness, its stress-relieving benefits and how to do it. Ortiz-Rodriguez runs a mindfulness group therapy session at Legacy.

Why Vaccines Matter

Vaccines matter more than you know. Print this vaccine schedule to keep up with your kid’s immunizations. Immunization Schedule for Children & Adolescents Aged 18 Years or Younger   Call Legacy Community Health at 832-548-5000 to schedule your child’s vaccine or checkup.

Mental Health Mondays: Social Worker Helps Teen’s Behavioral Health

“This is where we come in,” says Licensed Clinical Social Worker Maria Webb. “We treat the needs that exist outside of the doctor’s visit.”