. Less than 1% of therapists are Native American. One Texas center is working to fill the gap « JO LEE MAGAZINE

MARTKETPLACE.ORG – In Dallas, a clinic called Texas Native Health has been supporting the state’s Indigenous population for more than 50 years. It serves any enrolled tribal member for healthcare appointments. But over the years, the clinicians there noticed a greater need for mental health services. “We’re only human beings, we can only handle so many things at any given point,” said Chris Logan, who is a citizen of the Choctaw tribe and part of the clinic’s behavioral health team. “We may need someone to talk to.” The clinic has been expanding mental health services this year, including individual counseling appointments, trauma therapy, and group sessions.


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