Mental Health Speaker Series attracts 90-plus

02/13/2019

More than 90 attendees turned out for this morning’s educational event “Growing Up in North Texas: Removing the Stigma Around Mental Health” at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The mental health speaker series was hosted by Children at Risk in coordination with the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and the National Alliance on Mental Illness North Texas. By way of … Read More

Local groups team together for Feb. 13 Mental Health Speaker Series

01/16/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with Children at Risk and the National Alliance on Mental Illness North Texas will host the educational event “Growing Up in North Texas: Removing the Stigma Around Mental Health” on Wednesday, February 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The seminar will focus on the policies … Read More

Children at Risk to examine dangers of E-cigarettes

04/12/2018

Are E-cigarettes a safe solution for teenagers or just as dangerous as tobacco? Find out during the Children at Risk educational event “The Hidden Dangers of E-cigarettes on our Youth” on April 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Meadows Conference Center in Dallas. Educator CPEs and Social Work CEUs will be available and lunch is provided. Serving … Read More

Children at Risk – Two million Texas children have limited access to food

02/24/2017

The DFW Hospital Council is posting blogs submitted by our Associate Members. The following was provided by Children at Risk. For guidelines, please contact Chris Wilson at chrisw@dfwhc.org. Nearly two million Texas children are considered “food insecure,” meaning they have limited access to food and do not know where their next meal will come from. With numbers like these, it … Read More

DFWHC’s Fall Interlocutor is now available

11/24/2015

The Fall edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s Interlocutor is now available. Click the graphic below for a recap of last month’s Annual Awards Luncheon, detail on the updated “Healthy North Texas” website and a story on the growing food deserts within Dallas. Hard copies will be mailed to membership next week. You can also read the issue here.

Love to participate in Aug. 18 legislative update in Fort Worth

07/09/2015

Part of a panel of experts, W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council, will participate in a special legislative debrief hosted by Children at Risk, August 18 at The Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) in Fort Worth. The “2015 Texas Legislative Session: The Impact on Texas Children” takes place from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Cost is … Read More

Love speaks at legislative briefing

01/27/2015

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Steve Love introduced legislative priorities this morning during the Children at Risk Legislative Briefing Breakfast at the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas. “It is an ambitious agenda, but one that can be achieved,” he said. Love is a board member of Children at Risk, a nonprofit organization that drives change for children through research, education and … Read More

Sept. 24 event offers education on collection of sexual assault evidence

08/21/2013

As a result of Senate Bill 1191, starting Sept. 1 all Texas hospitals with emergency rooms will be required to have staff trained in at least basic collection of forensic evidence from sexual assault victims. On Sept. 24, the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) will sponsor “Rape Kit Responsibility: The impact of Senate Bill 1191” from 7:30 – 10:00 a.m. … Read More