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Mental Health

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’s Case Heads To Amarillo Court

Clayton Osbon’s lawyer was to make his first appearance in federal court this morning. CBS News learned he was to appear at a courthouse in Amarillo. The JetBlue pilot who had a mid-air meltdown last Tuesday is facing federal charges.

04/02/2012

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Police Report Released On AA Flight Attendant Incident

There are new details today on the incident involving an American Airlines flight attendant who last week began ranting to passengers about 9/11 and their flight crashing.

03/12/2012

Most Texas Juvenile Prisoners Have Mental Health Problems

The chief of the state’s juvenile justice system says early rehabilitation programs are especially important for kids with mental health issues.

03/06/2012

A doctor examines a patient's brain. (credit: Mauricio Lima/AFP/Getty Images)

Mom Says Strangled Cleburne Teen Had Mental Issues

The mom of a detained Cleburne boy who died after allegedly putting a sheet around his neck during a game says he had mental health issues.

10/19/2011

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Study: Middle-Aged Women Most Stressed In America

Who do you think are the most stressed out people in America are? Police? Firefighters? According to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, it’s actually middle-aged women.

08/04/2011

A 4-year-old autistic boy undergoing intensive therapy. (credit: Getty Images/David Silverman/Newsmakers)

Plano Gym Development Aims To Help Children With Autism

Tom Hise said he doesn’t know if his son will ever be able to verbalize his thoughts, but 10-year-old Robert is active and energetic about his time spent at a Plano gym development for children with autism.

CBSDFW.COM–05/06/2011

A 4-year-old autistic boy undergoing intensive therapy. (credit: Getty Images/David Silverman/Newsmakers)

Child’s Case Illustrates Differences In Diagnosing Autism

When a Fort Worth boy was diagnosed by doctors to have autism, his mother asked his school place him in a separate class. But the school’s experts didn’t find him to have the condition. The issue, experts say, is that autism is difficult to diagnose and may differ between doctors.

04/12/2011

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State Cuts Force Police To Care For Mentally Ill

In a state that offers meager funding for mental health, law enforcement officers across Texas have performed the duties of psychologists and social workers.

CBSDFW.COM–03/13/2011

Richard Ruffert, a veteran suffering from PTSD who learned to treat it through a new program.

Court Program Gives Veterans A Second Chance

The Veteran’s Diversion Program allows veterans to have minor criminal charges against them dropped if they complete treatment for their PTSD.

CBSDFW.COM–12/15/2010

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Mom: Brain Mapping Shows ADHD Treatment Working

Nick Van Den Handel, 13, remembers how he felt taking medication for ADHD, and how much better he feels now.

10/28/2010

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