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One family’s experience demonstrates the importance of addressing mental health not just for one person, but the family as a whole.
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Demand for mental health services for children has swelled as expressions of anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts have increased alarmingly.
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In a Latino community near Chicago, too many victims of COVID are identified as white, Black or other.
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The project's investigative journalism has made an impact. Bexar County, for example, is using maps created for the series to change its approach.
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In the southern part of the city, options for hospitals, medical specialists and surgical centers are limited. Those in the industry say there’s little motivation to change that.
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Building on Express-News Reporter Laura Garcia's in-depth series on health care disparities in San Antonio, she will engage a panel of experts in a frank discussion about such inequities on the South Side, as well as solutions.
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Bexar County will hire a county public health director and other core staff as part of an initiative to revamp health care in fast-growing outlying areas of the community, filling gaps in service that he said were revealed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The San Antonio Express-News analyzed historical census data between 1970 and 2020 that covered three topics: education atainment, Hispanic ethnicity and median family income.
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The city today recognizes the need to add tree cover in certain neighborhoods but so far there is little evidence of a concrete plan to do so.
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Lacking resources, she thought her mentally ill son would be safer in jail. Then he was beaten to death.

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