University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing to Improve Access to Primary Care with $842,000 in St. David’s Foundation Grants
The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing has received grants totaling $842,000 from the St. David’s Foundation to expand its nurse practitioner program and provide much needed primary care support.
A growing number of Texans will have difficulty accessing mental health services unless steps are taken now to address a critical shortage of mental health professionals, according to a policy brief (PDF) published by the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health and Methodist Healthcare Ministries.
A statewide strategy to increase Spanish-language mental health services has proven so successful the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health is investing an additional $1.5 million to extend the program three more years.
Houston public school students have a new opportunity to explore science through GeoFORCE Texas, a summer college prep program that inspires students to pursue studies in the earth sciences.