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HHS Celebrates Ombuds During Awareness Day

October 14, 2021

HHS celebrates ombudsmen by highlighting their dedicated work serving as advocates for people using HHS services and licensed long-term care facilities, and their families.

HHSC Encourages Breast Cancer Screenings During Awareness Month

October 1, 2021

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and HHSC is encouraging women to get screened regularly for the disease.

HHSC Expands Pediatric Telehealth Services to Four Rural Hospitals

September 24, 2021

HHSC is awarding more than $531,000 in grants to four rural Texas hospitals to expand telehealth services for children.

Texas Creates New Donation Fund to Support Youth Survivors of Human Trafficking

September 7, 2021

HHSC is launching a new donation account to raise funds for youth survivors of human trafficking. The funds will be used to provide dedicated housing and treatment services.

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HHS Recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 18, 2021

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month brings attention to lifesaving resources for people who have experienced physical violence, emotional abuse, financial abuse or sexual abuse by family members or intimate partners.

October Spotlights Mental Health Parity

October 11, 2021

The Texas Legislature designated October as Mental Health Condition and Substance Use Disorder Parity Awareness Month to educate Texans on behavioral health parity.

HHS Recognizes Down Syndrome Awareness Month

October 7, 2021

October is a time to learn about this condition that about 6,000 babies are born with each year in the United States.

Celebrate White Cane Day Virtually in October

October 4, 2021

White Cane Day offers an annual opportunity to celebrate and raise awareness about visual impairments and blindness.