Posts Tagged ‘alcohol misuse’

Guests from Parkland, MADD and Children’s Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 35 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on a new partnership between hospitals and first responders and alcohol awareness during the pandemic. Guests included: • Kurtis Young, Director of Social Work, Parkland Health & Hospital System; […]

Substance misuse research covers 16 North Texas counties

Eleven North Texas counties have deaths attributed to drugs and alcohol higher than state averages, while seven counties have death totals higher than national averages, according to a Substance Abuse/Misuse Community Needs Assessment Report of North Texas released this week. The 214-page document by the North Texas Community Health Collaborative was a first-of-its-kind study rendering […]