COVID-19 Resources

As the number of cases of COVID-19 increase in our community, so does anxiety associated with the pandemic.  The mental health effects of COVID-19 are as important to address as the physical health effects. To aid individuals and communities during this time, the ReACH Center will be compiling a range of resources and information on our COVID-19 page

ReACH Core Scholar Luz Garcini Featured on Oprah's Book Club

Luz Garcini, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor and ReACH Core Scholar was featured on the latest episode of Oprah's Book Club streaming on Apple+.  Tune in to hear Dr. Garcini  talk to Oprah Winfrey about the border wall and her research related to stress and trauma in undocumented populations. Episode Preview

Local Census Response Rate

Are you interested in seeing how many people in your community are responding to the 2020 Census?  As of May 1st the national self-response rate of the 2020 Census is 56.0%.  The self-response rate for Texas is 50.6%, and the self-response rate in Bexar County is 54.0%. Stay up to date with self response rates from across the U.S. on the Census Bureau website.  

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Open Staff Positions at the ReACH Center


Open Positions with ReACH

We are not hiring at this time.  Please check back soon or become a ReACH member to recieve periodic updates on positions with ReACH.

Open Positions with ReACH Partner Organizations

The Coalition for Action, Research & Education to Understand Substance Use (CARES) team in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Health San Antonio is seeking a Health Educator - Senior and a Community Outreach Coordinator. 

Health Educator - Senior (Psychiatry)

Job Summary

Under limited supervision, responsible for promoting, maintaining, and improving individual and community health by assisting individuals/communities in adopting healthy behaviors. Plans, organizes, implements, evaluates and administers major health education program(s) for a department.

Job Duties:

  1. Works closely with the director and program manager to assist individuals, other professionals or the community with healthcare professional training's.

  2. Conduct training and technical assistance consultations, web-based substance use disorder sessions, coordinate healthcare professional training's, develop and prepare training resources.

  3. Travel to healthcare conferences to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with agencies and organizations interested in public health care.  May include some weekends and after hours.

  4. Attend healthcare professional training's in San Antonio and surrounding cities to support trainer(s) and manage registration.

  5. Manage training website and update with upcoming training details and advertisements.

  6. Design, prepare and distribute training materials, including flyers, brochures and website information.


Bachelor's degree in related field is required.


  • Five (5) years related experience is required.

Community Outreach Coordinator (Psychiatry)

Job Summary:
Under general supervision, responsible for coordinating public health training and curriculum development.

Job Duties:

  1. Organize, participate and travel to healthcare conferences, community forums and related public health training throughout the region. Travel may include some weekends and after hours.

  2. Work closely with the director and program manager to assist individuals, other professionals or the community with healthcare professional training.

  3. Conduct and assist in coordinating healthcare professional training arrangements throughout the state.

  4. Assist in public health curriculum development, healthcare professional marketing materials and website maintenance. Assist team members with distributing and collecting training evaluation surveys.

  5. Network with academic, community-serving organizations and clinics to promote partnerships and trainings.

Bachelor's degree in related field is required.

Two years related experience working with the coordination and organization of conferences and training sessions for promoting clinical care is required.