The chief of the state’s juvenile justice system says early rehabilitation programs are especially important for kids with mental health 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.
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.
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.
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.
In a state that offers meager funding for mental health, law enforcement officers across Texas have performed the duties of psychologists and social workers.
The Veteran’s Diversion Program allows veterans to have minor criminal charges against them dropped if they complete treatment for their PTSD.
Nick Van Den Handel, 13, remembers how he felt taking medication for ADHD, and how much better he feels now.