Connect with a community of women who share your journey. The Healthy Texas Women (HTW) program provides you with the resources you deserve to make family planning choices that resonate with your unique needs.
Non-suicidal self-injury, often simply called self-injury, is the act of hurting your own body, such as cutting or burning yourself. It’s not meant as a suicide attempt. Rather, this type of self-injury is an unhealthy way to cope with emotional pain, intense anger and frustration.
Schizophrenia is a severe brain disorder in which people see what’s real differently. It may cause hallucinations, delusions and extremely disordered thinking and behavior. Contrary to popular belief, schizophrenia isn’t a split personality or multiple personality. The word “schizophrenia” does mean “split mind,” but it refers to a disruption of the usual balance of emotions and thinking.
Eating disorders are serious conditions that impact a person’s overall well-being. They can keep you from functioning in important areas of life. The most common eating disorders are anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa (bulimia) and binge-eating disorder. Seeking help for members affected by these disorders is crucial to living a healthier and happier life.
Depression is a mood disorder that causes you to feel sad often. It can also be referred to as major depressive disorder or clinical depression. It changes how you feel, think and act and can lead to emotional and physical problems. You may have trouble doing normal day-to-day activities and, sometimes, you may feel that life is too hard.
Borderline Personality Disorder is a mental health disorder that makes you think and feel differently about yourself and others. It can cause problems in everyday life. It can also cause unstable friendships, unreal self-image, heightened emotions and impulsivity. DHP hopes to reduce the stigma involved and offer help to members affected by this complex condition.
Bipolar disorder causes mood swings that include emotional highs and lows (depression). When you are depressed, you may feel sad, and things may not make you as happy as they once did. When your mood changes in the other direction, you may feel very happy and full of energy. Mood shifts can happen only a few times a year or as often as several times a week.
Autism is a spectrum of unique strengths and challenges. It makes it harder for a child to talk and interact with others. It may also include repeating the same behavior over and over again. Autistic children may not want to join activities. These issues cause a lot of trouble in social, work and other environments.
Anxiety is a natural part of life. It’s normal to feel anxious from time to time. However, too much anxiety and worry can cause issues with day-to-day activities. Recognizing the signs of generalized anxiety disorder and having the resources to manage this issue is critical.
ADHD is a long-lasting condition affecting millions of kids. It often continues into adulthood. ADHD includes problems such as having a hard time paying attention, hyperactivity and impulsive behavior. We hope to give all members a chance to thrive.