It's Mental Health Awareness Month, and this year we all have a lot to talk about when it comes to this subject. According to a report from the Kaiser Family Foundation, in 2020 the number of Americans reporting symptoms of depression and anxiety increased 400 percent over the previous year.
Between the stress of the lock downs, the loneliness of extended isolation, and grief from the loss of loved ones, the pandemic has taken an emotional toll on all of us.
Disability Rights Texas protects and advances the rights of people with a variety of disablities, including those experiencing mental health issues. Read on to learn more about your rights, our work, and resources for taking care of your mental health.