Immigrant Detainee Who Alleged Abuse To Receive TherapyA federal judge agreed to outside mental-health treatment for a Salvadoran woman seeking asylum who said a guard groped her inside an immigration detention facility.
Bill, Melinda Gates Turn Attention Toward Poverty In AmericaBill and Melinda Gates say they're now digging into the layers of U.S. poverty that they haven't been deeply involved with at the national level, including employment, race, housing, mental health, incarceration and substance abuse.
Dallas Taking New Approach To 911 Calls Regarding Mental Health IssuesA pilot program creates three-person teams made up of a police officer, a paramedic and health specialist from Parkland Hospital.
Millennials' Quest For Perfection Causing Mental Health Issues, Study SaysThe report, published in the journal Psychological Bulletin, draws a link between the number of young people being labeled as perfectionists and the rise in mental health issues being diagnosed.
Survey Finds That Most Large Public Colleges Don't Track SuicidesNearly half of the largest public universities do not track suicides among their students, despite making investments in prevention at a time of surging demand for mental health services.
Millennials Say 'Snowflake' Label Is Harmful To Their Mental HealthAccording to a study, 74 percent of 16-to-24-year-olds in the UK felt that the 'snowflake' label could have a negative impact on someone's mental health.
Mental Health Expert On Church Shooting: 'That Person, With Or Without A Gun, Is Going To Kill'Mental health professionals in North Texas said Monday that with each mass killing, there is more awareness of the role mental health plays.
Some Texas Psychologists Offer Free Help To Harvey VictimsMore than 100 psychologists in Texas have volunteered to provide free therapy sessions to people affected by Harvey. It has been a month since the storm made landfall along the Gulf Coast.
Hearing Is Believing: Speech May Be Clue To Mental DeclineYour speech may, um, help reveal if you're uh ... developing thinking problems. More pauses, filler words and other verbal changes might be an early sign of mental decline.
Weed Could Be The Cure For Dementia, Study FindsA study has found that a key ingredient in weed, THC, effectively halted brain aging in mice.
Facebook Aims To Save Lives With New ActionsAfter a teenager's suicide attempt was streamed live online, mental health experts and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg are further investigating how to use social media as a possible platform to save lives.
Armed Man With Mask Arrested For Making Threats To PolicePolice in Dallas arrested a masked man who they say was armed with two loaded handguns and five clips and threatened officers at the Southwest Patrol Bureau.