Health and Human Services Children
18 June

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

Category: Advocacy, Behavioral Health Services, Public Affairs

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.

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Stigma no more
21 May

Mental Health Mondays: Stigma no more.

Category: Adult Primary Care, Behavioral Health Services, Mental Health Mondays, Pediatrics

“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.

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Mindfulness Explained Mental Health Mondays
07 May

Mental Health Mondays: Mindfulness Explained

Category: Behavioral Health Services, Mental Health Mondays

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.

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Social Worker Helps Teens Behavioral Health
16 April

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

Category: Behavioral Health Services, Mental Health Mondays

“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.”

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World Autism Day: Caregiver Advise
02 April

Care for Caregivers on World Autism Day

Category: Behavioral Health Services, Mental Health Mondays, Pediatrics

By Dr. Dana Kober, Psychiatrist It’s World Autism Awareness Day. And while many are focused on bringing more awareness to the condition, I’d like to take this time to draw attention to those caring for those with autism – the caregivers. Caring for children with autism can be quite stressful. Studies have shown caregivers of…

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Legacy Pediatrics
27 March

Top 7 Reasons to Choose Legacy Pediatrics

Category: Behavioral Health Services, OB/GYN & Maternity, Pediatrics, Vaccination & Immunization

By Dr. Tamisha Jones, Director of Pediatric Services Welcome! I am so excited to launch our new digital series, “Legacy Pediatrics.” We hope this will be a place to discuss health topics affecting our youngest patients, ages 0 to 18. Our goal is to provide parents with accurate, quality medical information affecting their kids and…

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National LGBT Health Awareness Week Out Front for LGBT Health
26 March

Legacy Champions 2018’s LGBT Health Awareness Week

Category: Adult Primary Care, Behavioral Health Services, Gender Health, LGBT, Public Health

Almost 40 years ago our roots began as a clinic for gay men during the AIDS crisis.  Then, as now, one of our guiding principles is diversity and inclusion.

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I think I'm OCD
19 March

Mental Health Mondays: I think I’m OCD

Category: Adult Primary Care, Behavioral Health Services, Mental Health Mondays, Pediatrics

By Betsy Vasquez, Therapist Houston’s Gallery Furniture owner Jim McIngvale’s daughter, Elizabeth, had such an extreme case of obsessive compulsive disorder, or OCD, that she would wash her hands, repeatedly, until they became raw. Thankfully, she sought treatment and is now a public advocate for OCD and other mental disorders. Due to public advocates like…

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Mental Health Monday Change Your Thinking
12 March

Mental Health Mondays: Change Your Thinking

Category: Adult Primary Care, Behavioral Health Services, Mental Health Mondays, Pediatrics

Watch Legacy Therapist, Tierra Ortiz-Rodriguez, explain how to change negative thought patterns to improve your life, in three easy steps.

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05 March

Mental Health Mondays: How to Keep Your Cool

Category: Behavioral Health Services, Mental Health Mondays

Legacy’s Director of Therapy Services, Roma Bhatt, explains how to keep your cool with her top five anger-management tips. Watch this video to learn more.

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