DFWHC-sponsored “I’m Listening” to air in Spanish tomorrow morning

09/05/2019

A live, two-hour broadcast of “I’m Listening,” will air tomorrow morning in Spanish from 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. on 107.5 La Grande FM. The program will kick off a busy weekend of radio conversation to inspire community awareness on depression while highlighting the start of National Suicide Prevention Week. For the second straight year, the “I’m Listening” program will … Read More

DFWHC participates in State of Reform Conference

02/06/2019

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love was in Austin yesterday for the State of Reform 2019 Texas Health Policy Conference at AT&T Hotel on the campus of the University of Texas. Love moderated the morning panel discussion “Intersection of Behavioral Health and Homelessness.” Panel members included Larry James, executive director of CitySquare; Kevin Denmark, Texas state director of Beacon … Read More

Report reveals Texas Medicaid expansion would improve behavioral health care

03/29/2016

In Texas, 406,000 uninsured people with a mental illness or substance use disorder had incomes that could qualify them for expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act in 2014. A report released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services yesterday revealed the state of Texas would greatly improve access to behavioral health services for residents by expanding Medicaid … Read More

Report shows Medicaid expansion can improve behavioral health care access

03/28/2016

Nearly two million low-income uninsured people with a substance use disorder or a mental illness lived in states that had not yet expanded Medicaid in 2014. Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a report showing that states can greatly improve access to behavioral health services for residents by expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Substance … Read More