Project YES offers free, confidential, online mental health resources to teens

May 7, 2021

Teens across San Antonio and South Texas can improve their mental health while helping others through an online program introduced this spring. Project YES (Youth Empowerment & Support) is an innovative approach to helping adolescents address common mental health issues. The program has been shown to reduce depression and anxiety, decrease hopelessness and boost a […]

University leadership shares secrets to success in SAC’s new Leadership Podcast

May 4, 2021

Andrea Marks, MBA, CPA, senior executive vice president and chief operating officer, knows what it’s like to start at the bottom and work her way up. Her first job was as a hostess at Bonanza, a well-known San Antonio steakhouse from the past. Her biggest “cheerleader” was her grandfather, who believed in her since childhood […]

Staff Advisory Council seeks nominations

April 19, 2021

The UT Health San Antonio Staff Advisory Council (SAC) is seeking nominations through April 30 for 16 open positions. The SAC is the advocacy group non-faculty employees can rely on to answer questions and concerns, and to bring suggestions to university leadership.

Dramatic increases seen in rates of insomnia, sleep apnea among U.S. military

March 25, 2021

Media contact: Will Sansom,, (210) 567-2579 SAN ANTONIO (March 25, 2021) — Insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea have increased dramatically among active-duty military members over a 14-year period, 2005 through 2019. Insomnia increased 45-fold and sleep apnea went up more than 30-fold, according to a study led by The University of Texas Health Science […]

Insomnia and sleep disorders