Veterans Mental Health Should Be Remembered During International Men’s Day

By Cain Hernandez Blog Content Contributor Nov. 11. Many of you recognize this date as Veterans Day, a time when we pay tribute to the honorable men and women who chose a path of selflessness over all else. Nov. 19. This less recognizable … Continue reading Veterans Mental Health Should Be Remembered During International Men’s Day

Other Side Drive Discusses Suicide Prevention with the Texas State Counseling Center

By Matthew Harrington Other Side Drive Executive Producer   Melissa Johnston and Malik Mingo interviewed Blanca Sanchez-Navarro, an assistant director and LPC-S at the counseling center of Texas State University. They discussed many important topics including suicide prevention, at-risk training, … Continue reading Other Side Drive Discusses Suicide Prevention with the Texas State Counseling Center

Senator Fights for Mental Health

At the Stephen F. Austin hotel in Austin on Thursday, Senator  Judith Zaffirini celebrated her award by talking about her accomplishments and thoughts on mental health. Her interest in mental health was initially sparked at age 5 when she was in the first grade. One of her classmates had contracted polio, and she decided to help by selling peanuts to raise money for the March of Dimes. As she began to be more involved in mental health, she realized the importance of the work that they were doing, even as children, by raising money for research. Later at 22, she was … Continue reading Senator Fights for Mental Health