New research boosts the “use it or lose it” theory about brainpower and staying mentally sharp. People who delay retirement have less risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia.
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.
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.
The Army has ordered nearly 50 reforms for diagnosing and treating soldiers with post-traumatic stress and other behavioral health issues.
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.
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.
John Wiley Price and others are trying to secure increased funding for North Texas mental health and substance abuse treatment.
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.
If the Texas Legislature is in session, there must be a fight about Medicaid going on.
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.
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.
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.