San Antonio Combat PTSD Conference is back in person for 2022

September 2, 2022

The 7th annual San Antonio Combat PTSD Conference, presented by the STRONG STAR Consortium and UT Health San Antonio, will resume an in-person format Oct. 26-27, 2022, at the Briscoe Western Art Museum along the San Antonio River Walk. Focal areas include resiliency enhancement, suicide prevention, research outcomes with next-generation PTSD treatments, advancing treatment of co-occurring conditions and implementation of evidence-based treatments in clinical settings.

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UT Health San Antonio is regional provider for school youth mental and behavioral health telemedicine services

April 27, 2022

The Texas Child Health Access Through Telemedicine (TCHATT) program provides psychiatric medication management and behavioral health therapy services for children and adolescents referred by their schools. Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu Article by Kortinae Lozano, UT Health San Antonio SAN ANTONIO (April 27, 2022) – As part of the Texas Child Mental Health Care […]





Brief writing therapy effective as treatment for military members with PTSD, study shows

January 11, 2022

A brief, five-session treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) called Written Exposure Therapy is as effective as a longer, gold-standard treatment for military service members, a new study shows. In their paper published today by JAMA Network Open, researchers say the treatment option potentially can make effective PTSD treatment more appealing and accessible to military personnel […]




Brief writing therapy effective as treatment for military members with PTSD, study shows

January 11, 2022

Media contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 11, 2021) — A brief, five-session treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) called Written Exposure Therapy is as effective as a longer, gold-standard treatment for military service members, a new study shows. In their paper published today by JAMA Network Open, researchers say the treatment option potentially […]

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Project YES seeks to reach 3,000 adolescents with free mental health help by Dec. 31

November 9, 2021

Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 9, 2021) — Coordinators at UT Health San Antonio are putting an urgent word out today about Project YES, which provides free, anonymous, online mental health resources to area young people coping with stress of the pandemic, school, relationships and the upcoming holidays. Project YES (Youth […]