Obama Says There's More To Do In Helping VeteransPresident Obama said that the U.S. has made serious strides in improving services for military veterans, but work remains to overcome the shortcomings in the delivery of health care, housing and mental health services.
On Announcement Of Upcoming Release, Highland Park Classmates Remember John Hinkley Jr.Hinkley graduated from Highland Park High School in 1973. School records show he was elected to the student council and was a member of the school's Rodeo Club. He also had a fascination with poetry.
Dallas County DA Suffers Another Mental Illness SetbackDallas County District Attorney Susan Hawk seems to have suffered another setback in her treatment for mental illness.
DA's Office Says Hawk Has Checked Herself Into Houston ClinicThe Dallas County D.A.'s office says District Attorney Susan Hawk has voluntarily sought treatment at the Menninger Clinic in Houston.
Dallas Co. DA Susan Hawk Taking Leave Of Office For Mental HealthA statement released from the Dallas County D.A.'s office Friday states that Susan Hawk is currently seeking new treatment for her mental health issues.
Cuban, Smith Help With Effort To Raise Awareness About Mental Health IssuesThe statewide effort launches with Emmitt Smith and Mark Cuban encouraging Texans to join the movement and add their voice through a social media campaign.
Does 'Affluenza' Mom Tonya Couch Have Mental Illness?A court has ordered experts to assess Tonya Couch for a mental illness. The order includes assessing whether the mother of Ethan Couch is competent to stand trial for the charge of hindering apprehension of her son.
Texas Politicians Respond To President's Plan To Fight Gun ViolencePresident Barack Obama on Tuesday urged the country and congress to tackle gun violence with more urgency, saying that executive actions won't undo the last mass shooting but can help stop the next one.
Mental Health Advocates Oppose Effort To Remove Dallas Co. DAAdvocates sent a letter Thursday regarding the issue to Cindy Stormer and her lawyer requesting Stormer pull the petition to have Hawk removed.
Changes Likely To Texas Jail Forms After Woman's DeathJail regulators in Texas say they are changing mental health screenings for inmates following the death this summer of Sandra Bland in a rural county lockup.
Hopes Of Raising Awareness During Nat'l Suicide Prevention WeekThis is National Suicide Prevention Week and experts say the goal is to raise awareness about the 10th leading cause of death in the United States.
Psychiatrist Shortage Across Much Of U.S.It is an irony that troubles health care providers and policymakers nationwide. Even as public awareness of mental illness increases, a shortage of psychiatrists worsens.