Tag Archives: Alief

KPRC Channel 2 Visits Legacy Community Health to Bust Flu Myths

KPRC Channel 2’s Health Reporter Haley Hernandez sat down with Legacy Community Health to discuss flu season.

Mental Health Access and Public Schools

One out of five of the 50 million public school kids exhibit signs of a mental health disorder, including depression, and anxiety. Mental disorders dramatically affect a child’s ability to learn.

Racial Disparities in Accessing Mental Health Care

Americans getting treatment for a mental health condition is difficult for many, and may be even worse for young African Americans and Hispanics

How to Talk to Your Child About Bullying

Mental health is just as important as physical health. Over the past few years, incidents involving bullying have escalated across campuses throughout the US.

Legacy Patient Worried about Zika Virus

One of Legacy’s pregnant patients speaks with NBC about Zika fears and precautions.

Amid Congressional Inaction, Legacy Confirms More Patients Testing Positive for Zika Virus

Three additional patients, pregnant moms, are testing positive for the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

Healthy Lifestyles Pilot Program

Recently, The Legacy Community Health Bissonnet clinic completed a three-month Healthy Lifestyles pilot program for children, a first of its kind at Legacy. The goal of the program was to educate families of our young at-risk patients about the disease process of obesity and how to make sustainable changes in their nutritional behaviors and physical activity.

What do We do after Mass Violence

After the recent mass shooting, we all have probably experienced a lot of strong emotions. An important point to remember after events like this is that any emotion is valid, there is NO right or wrong way to feel. Common reactions can include having a sense of shock, experiencing sadness, grief, outrage, anger, anxiety and fear, helplessness (especially concern that it can happen anywhere to anyone), numbness, and many other emotions. Adults and children alike can exhibit trouble sleeping, poor appetite (or overeating to soothe themselves), difficulty concentrating, or having trouble with organization and memory.