Less than five years ago, a small team of passionate community members and medical providers combined forces to open Austin’s first PrEP clinic. That small operation quickly expanded from a single-room in a borrowed space to become Kind Clinic, the largest sexual health and wellness provider in Central Texas with no out-of-pocket cost for patients. But there is much more work to be done! We are excited to announce that Texas Health Action […]
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Dear Kind Clinic Family, In this season of hope, love, and joy, thank you for being a supporter and believer in the mission of Kind Clinic. Kind Clinic was born from a desire to have a safe space for people to access PrEP without judgement or shame. Since that time, Kind Clinic has grown to […]
In collaboration with Kind Clinic, Karen Finley Breeding, MA, LPC-S facilitates the longest-running HIV support group in Austin. The group is diverse in gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, and date of diagnosis. The diversity of the group creates a uniquely rich group of people who are all living with HIV, and come together once a week […]
Our favorite annual event is almost here! What’s Your Fantasy?, our signature costume party, is coming up on Saturday, October 26th, and this year, we’re indulging our dark side with the theme of Villains. We love a good villain. Crass and campy, witty and wild. There are those we love (Ursula, The Joker) and those […]
Originally from Keller, TX, Melanie has lived in Austin since 1987 and has been a THA Board Member since 2015. She is passionate about finding high leverage solutions to social issues and holds degrees in History/Classical Civilization from UT and a Master of Environmental Ethics from UNT. In addition to her duties as a Board […]
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., is a substance abuse expert, certified sex therapist and clinical psychotherapist in private practice in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida specializing in gay men’s health. He has worked in the areas of mental health and substance abuse for more than 30 years in numerous settings, including inpatient and outpatient programs. He currently maintains […]
Texas Health Action is proud to announce Megan Brunson as the organization’s first Chief Operating Officer. Beginning February 25, Brunson will work closely with THA Chief Executive Officer, Christopher Hamilton, on the improvement and expansion of sexual wellness by providing healthcare in a safe and supportive environment.
As we usher in the new year and look ahead to more exciting growth, we welcome new leadership to Texas Health Action and the Kind Clinic. We are excited to announce two new positions to help lead our organization.
Kindness on the go! The quality medical care you get at Kind Clinic, now from the convenience of your mobile device or computer.
Kind Clinic, a Texas Health Action program, is excited to announce the launch of TeleKind, Austin’s first telehealth service offering quality sexual healthcare to patients through convenient and confidential video chat on a mobile device or computer.
Project HOT has subcontracted the Kind Clinic, a program of Texas Health Action (THA), to deliver Truvada, for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), at little to no cost to all who would benefit from this highly effective HIV prevention method. This partnership will help impact HIV incidence in Bexar and surrounding counties. This inter-city venture between Project HOT and Kind Clinic enables an exciting exchange of best practices to not only deliver biomedical prevention strategies (PrEP), but also to promote sexual health throughout the region, thus becoming a testament to shared values of respect, inclusivity, innovation, and services for everyone.