Healthcare Needs Assessment
Poverty generates poor health and poor health generates poverty.
In every aspect of healthcare from being sick to getting care, from prevention to aftercare, people in poverty don’t fare as well as people in middle class or wealth.
The top three needs in behavioral healthcare for all respondents were:
The table below shows the Key Poverty Indicators and Top Needs only for those respondents who have no healthcare coverage.
ETHNN is the collective impact coordinator for the Smith County Behavioral Health Leadership Team.
2020 County Health Rankings and Roadmaps
Report - Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
2017 Assessment of Smith County Behavioral Health System
Commissioned by the Smith County Behavioral Health Leadership Team and conducted by the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute
University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler
If Northeast Texas were a state, among states it would rank 47th in chronic lower respiratory disease mortality, 49th in heart disease mortality, 51st in stroke mortality, and 45th in deaths from all causes.
North East Texas Health Status Report 2016