UT Health San Antonio’s behavioral health services move to new site

October 24, 2023

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio’s behavioral health services have moved to a new location convenient for patients. The UT Health San Antonio Behavioral Health and Wellness Center, located at 5788 Eckhert Rd., is home to all child, adolescent and adult psychiatry, the Transitional Care Clinic (TCC) and the New Opportunities for Wellness (NOW) clinic. General psychiatry […]

UT Health San Antonio, statewide program provides free child mental health services

June 2, 2023

    In a recent study published in the Journal of American Medical Association, pediatric visits nationwide to the emergency room for mental health reasons have doubled. Of those visits, the proportion of visits for suicide-related symptoms increased five-fold. Steven Pliszka, MD, chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at The University of […]

Community members invited to attend Women’s Health Conference May 6

April 6, 2023

    UT Health San Antonio Women’s Health Conference slated for May 6. The annual Heart to Heart Women’s Health Conference, presented by UT Health San Antonio takes place May 6 at the San Antonio Botanical Gardens. The half-day event is from 8 a.m. to noon and tickets are $25. The event is dedicated to […]

A cold room, not a warm bath, encourages sleep

March 9, 2023

    A cold room, not a warm bath, encourages sleep If the recent change to daylight saving time is making it difficult to sleep at a regular bedtime, Okeanis Vaou, MD, FAAN, a UT Health San Antonio neurologist with a specialty in sleep medicine, said a warm glass of milk or warm bath before […]

Myth or fact? Test your knowledge of the brain and learn ways to keep your brain healthy

January 27, 2023

By Arash Salardini, MD, Neurology, Glenn Biggs Institute The brain is among the most complex organs in the human body. As the body’s command center, it controls our memories, emotions, thoughts, movements, vision, motor skills, the processes that regulate our bodies and the attributes that make each one of us unique. Given its complex job, […]