Houston Matters

Deaths at the Harris County Jail, and the president of the NAACP (Oct. 6, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We learn more about a pair of recent deaths at the Harris County Jail and what role overcrowding at the facility may have played. And the national president of the NAACP talks about what needs to be done to achieve racial equity in this country.

Health & Science

“It’s destroying me”: Storm after storm, climate change increases strain on Texans’ mental health

Posted on · Tens of thousands of coastal Texas residents have survived repeated extreme weather events including Hurricane Harvey. For many, it has taken an emotional toll, and researchers warn that climate change could be “catastrophic” for our mental health.