February 15, 2019

New treatment for depression

Sudhakar Selvaraj, MD, PhD, and a patient were interviewed by KTRK-TV Channel 13 for a story about transcranial magnetic stimulation for people with treatment-resistant depression. The story also ran on the station’s website.

January 24, 2019

Construction to start soon on Houston public mental health hospital

The Houston Business Journal ran its second story on the vision for the new UTHealth Continuum of Care Campus for Behavioral Health.  

January 18, 2019

UTHealth plans to build new mental health hospital

Giuseppe Colasurdo, MD; Melissa Allen, DO; and Stephen Glazier, MBA, were quoted in a story about the new UTHealth Continuum of Care Campus that ran in the Examiner, a Houston Chronicle community newspaper serving Bellaire, West University, and River Oaks.

January 18, 2019

What Are Happy Lights, and How Do They Treat Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Luis Fernandez, MD, was quoted in a Prevention article on the use of light therapy to treat seasonal affective disorder.

January 15, 2019

Opioid crisis

Michael Weaver, MD, was interviewed on FOX 26 News this morning about the rise in opioid overdose deaths.

January 11, 2019

New UT psychiatric hospital will be specially designed for longer-term patients

Plans for the new UTHealth Continuum of Care Campus for Behavioral Health were unveiled Friday, and the event was covered by the Houston Chronicle, Houston Business Journal, Houston Public Media’s KUHF Radio, TMC News, KPRC-TV Channel 2, Telemundo Houston Channel 47, Univision Houston Channel 45, San Antonio Express-News,…

December 27, 2018

Houston-area families of missing persons mourn unexplained loss

Melissa Goldberg, PsyD, was quoted in a Houston Chronicle story about the mourning process for families of missing persons

November 9, 2018

Teen murder suicide

Iram Kazimi, M.D., spoke to KTRK-Channel 13 reporter Steve Campion about teen suicide, including possible signs that might alert parents, how to bring up the topic and questions to ask their teenager. Stories quoting her aired at 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6…

October 15, 2018

Growing Up in America

Melissa Goldberg, Psy.D., spoke on Children At Risk radio show Growing Up in America about trauma and resilience in children after natural disasters.

August 24, 2018

When heavy rain falls, anxiety returns for many survivors of Hurricane Harvey

Jair Soares, M.D., Ph.D., was quoted in a Washington Post story about how people are faring after Hurricane Harvey. The story also referenced a School of Public Health study on levels of unprecedented stress reported by Houstonians four months after the storm…