"Everybody is seeing an increase in both labor and sex trafficking," said Elaine Andino is the organization's director of partnerships. United Against Human Trafficking also leads the 55 member organization Houston Rescue and Restore Coalition.
If you pass through Houston's northside, you may notice four new mini-murals. Besides being beautiful public art, they're also helping to raise awareness about one of the most challenging crimes in our city -- human trafficking.
A candid conversation about the coronavirus vaccine, in a virtual town hall presented by the NAACP Houston Chapter and FOX 26 Houston. Melissa Wilson moderators a panel of medical professionals to answer viewer questions about the COVID-19 vaccines,
Texas A&M has worked to provide mental health services in many different ways, but with the help of Kognito's At Risk training they're giving students the tools they need to help each other by conversing with virtual humans and acting out real-life crisis scenarios.
A new study shows women worldwide are doing more unpaid labor, spending 31 hours per week caring for children since the start of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
The mental health hotline is (713) 999-9442. It is available from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. 7 days a week. Spanish-speaking counselors are available.
With students home from school for the Thanksgiving holiday, now is a great time to talk to them about mental health.
As families discuss what their thankful for this holiday season don't forget to talk to your loved ones about mental health. The CDC says emergency mental health visits for children and teens jumped from 24% to 31%, from April to Oct.
In-person learning resumes in HISD on Monday and the city of Houston is making sure that teachers, parents, and students are mentally prepared through a new COVID-coping program.
A band teacher finds a unique way to protect himself and his students from the coronavirus and Denise Middleton explains how rewilding might actually prevent future pandemics and a quick look at some job opportunities here in the Houston area.
One million species of plants and animals could be lost in the future
At home care nurses in high demand and help for those in the oil and energy sector.
There are plenty of Texans looking for work, here's a look at some companies who are hiring.
LAMIK Beauty owner started her own makeup company when she was just 21-years-old. Now she's receiving a grant and mentorship through Stacy's Rise Project.
City of Houston Health Department supported by the U.S. House of Representatives has established a helpline open 7 days a week to provide individual and group crisis intervention and to educate and support citizens adjusting mentally and emotionally to the stressors associated with COVID-19
In light of National Suicide Month, a pastor of a popular Houston church is opening up about her battle with depression.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced an expansion of an existing program that's designed to help domestic violence and human trafficking victims and survivors.
As so many head back to school amid a pandemic, certain families are facing extra layers of difficulty in finding a "new normal." FOX 26 anchor Kaitlin Monte examines the impact COVID-19 restrictions are having on special education.
Heading back to the classroom is marked by fear and frustration for some. So FOX 26 anchor Sally MacDonald sat down with a pediatrician, parent, and therapist to talk about the school year, the expectations, and how to manage them.
Online teaching is not the same as getting up in front of a room of kids and commanding their attention. FOX 26's Damali Keith shows us how teachers are learning to meet the challenge online.