America leads the world militarily and economically – and in mental health disorders. In Texas, stigma and access to behavioral care are problematic.
Policymakers at every level have a critical role in preventing and treating the Zika virus. The most at-risk group are pregnant women, since the virus can cause severe birth defects.
END HIV in Houston
Legacy is spearheading the first-ever end HIV campaign for the City of Houston (#get2zero), thanks to a generous grant from the Ford Foundation and AIDS United.
Both inside and outside the halls of government, Legacy’s public affairs practice moves public policy to improve the lives of the patients and communities we serve. Along the way, we – with the rest of the nation’s large community health centers – save the American health care system $24 billion each year.
Our 2017 issue advocacy portfolio is made up of five core areas: the Affordable Care Act, childhood literacy, HIV, LGBT, and autism . We take our advocacy to multiple stakeholders across Texas and in Washington through high-impact lobbying and communications campaigns.
Today we announced our health care priorities ahead of the 2019 Texas legislative session, which begins in January. Some key issues include school-based mental health services, telemedicine, and HIV prevention and treatment. Our longtime focus on non-discrimination protections and women’s health continues. The full policy portfolio can be found here. Moving forward, Legacy’s government relations…Learn more
By Carolina Boyd Has 2018 turned into the year of eating dangerously? This year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has already investigated 22 foodborne outbreaks, including the recent E-coli investigation linked to California-grown Romaine lettuce. That’s the highest number of investigations in more than decade. The CDC says it is OK to eat…Learn more