In underserved Hays County, Scheib Center works to undo mental health care stigma

According to the National Alliance for Mental Illness, one in five Americans will be affected by a mental illness at some point in their life, but a lack of resources, education and the stigma surrounding receiving treatment can prevent people from reaching out for help. The Scheib Center in San Marcos aims to remove roadblocks in the path of people accessing treatment. According to a 2016 Seton Medical Center Hays community health needs assessment, Hays County has fewer mental health providers per capita than the state and national average. In 2015 data showed Hays County had 86 providers per 100,000 […]

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