As more reports come in on the spread of coronavirus COVID-19, TMA has convened a task force of public health experts to help Texas physicians prepare for the next phase. We’ve started by compiling all the news and information you need right now on our online resource center. Bookmark that page as we will update it continually.
COVID-19 Resource Center
The pandemic highlighted the need to revitalize the infrastructure of our public health system and to protect it from political influence at all levels. The trauma inflicted by the pandemic has touched all of us. Many have lost family members or friends. Other stresses include loss of employment, insurance coverage, housing, and access to health care.
Many families have had to stay home during the COVID-19 pandemic, but for some people, family violence and abuse means home is a dangerous place.
Texas spends about $2.2 billion each year helping young mothers and their children deal with maternal mental health condition, according to a report released today.
The restrictions in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic have created unique challenges for children and teens, including isolation from friends and classmates, uncertainty about the future, and concerns about health and safety.
As a physician, what can you do to check on your patients’ mental well-being during COVID-19, even if you’re not a behavioral health specialist? A new frequently-asked questions (FAQ) document and podcast published by the Texas Medical Association COVID-19 Task Force provide answers to many questions you might have.
Got Behavioral Health questions? Call the Knowledge Center.