CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header

Mental Health

(credit: CBS 11 News)

West First Reponder Posts Erratic Facebook Messages Days After Explosion

Social media posts from Bryce Reed, the West first responder arrested for possessing bomb making materials, may give some insight into what he was thinking in the days after the explosion.

CBS 11–05/10/2013

(credit: Carsten Koall/Getty Images)

Texas Mental Health Funding Leaves Gaps

Prompted by the attacks of deranged gunmen on a schoolhouse in Connecticut and a movie theater in Colorado, state lawmakers are rushing to plug holes in the system.

03/30/2013

(credit: Army Task Force On Behavioral Health)

Army Releases New Reforms For Treating PTSD

The Army has ordered nearly 50 reforms for diagnosing and treating soldiers with post-traumatic stress and other behavioral health issues.

CBS 11–03/08/2013

Texas Lawmakers Hear Mental Health Concerns

When treatment center coordinator Amy Pierce thinks back to her descent into mental illness, she recalls the attempts she made to take her own life. But she also remembers the counseling services that saved her.

02/28/2013

US-SCHOOL-SHOOTING

Mental Health Advocate Says Violence Is “Lack Of Treatment”

North Texas folk song writer and musician Heather McCeady has been hospitalized twice with manic depression. Two of her relatives suffering the same condition committed suicide. McCready now adds ‘Mental Health Advocate’ to her list of titles.

01/16/2013

Commissioner Leads Call For More Mental Health Funding

John Wiley Price and others are trying to secure increased funding for North Texas mental health and substance abuse treatment.

CBS 11–01/03/2013

Texas Governor Rick Perry appears in a 2012 presidential campaign ad. (credit: Rick Perry 2012 via YouTube)

Gov. Perry Cautions Against “Knee Jerk” Reaction On Gun Laws

Texas Governor Rick Perry called the Sandy Hook school shooting an evil that came to visit, but he said he hopes the federal government will not have a knee jerk reaction to it.

12/17/2012

Texas State Capitol

Drugs, Fraud, Mental Health Top Texas Legislative Issues

If the Texas Legislature is in session, there must be a fight about Medicaid going on.

12/08/2012

Photo Credit: Thinkstock.com

Study: Childhood Bullying Starts With Parents

A new study co-authored by doctors at Children’s Medical Center in Dallas is looking at bullying from a different angle: what goes into making a child a bully. And they’ve determined parents play a vital role.

CBS 11–10/19/2012

(credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Military Veterans Account For 1/5 Of U.S. Suicides

There are a growing number of families that are not honored for losing loved ones who served their country. Their family members committed suicide. Monday, counselors and families who’ve known people who’ve committed suicide met at a pavilion in Trinity Park.

CBSDFW.COM–05/28/2012

(credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Texas Lawmakers Review Mental Health Programs

Republican and Democratic state senators agreed Wednesday that Texas must do more to help the mentally ill by providing services before a crisis or crime takes place.

05/09/2012

Emergency workers stand around the pilot of a JetBlue plane who was removed from his flight due to a medical issue.  (Photo credit Steve Miller/The Reporter's Edge)

JetBlue Pilot To Undergo Psychiatric Evaluation

A federal judge has ordered the Jet Blue pilot accused of interfering with his own flight crew — undergo psychiatric evaluation.

04/04/2012

more

previous