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Special Edition: Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Psychiatrist Dr. Jon Stevens (July 21, 2020)

A psychiatrist talks about the mental health challenges surrounding school re-openings, and Mayor Turner addresses Houston’s health status.



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Our special edition of Houston Matters weekdays at 3 p.m. addresses your questions and concerns about important issues affecting the community.

On today’s edition: Dr. Jon Stevens, Chief of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Chief of Outpatient Services at The Menninger Clinic, talks with host Ernie Manouse about the mental-health impact of COVID-19 and the challenges facing students and teachers as districts make plans to re-open for the 2020-2021 school year. The doctor also answers questions from listeners.

Later in the show, Ernie is joined by Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner to discuss the COVID situation in Houston and the need for mitigation efforts to slow the current surge of infections.

Troy Schulze

Troy Schulze

Producer, Houston Matters

Troy Schulze is a producer for Houston Matters. He also produces the podcast Party Politics and the digital video series Skyline Sessions. Schulze has been working as a writer and producer in digital media for over 20 years. He has received three Emmy nominations for his work on the TV...

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