In Dallas, a person with mental health problems that included bipolar disorder was killed by officers responding to a disturbance call, while another was seriously wounded in a separate shooting.
Electroconvulsive therapy is on the rise in Texas, thriving as a treatment for some forms of mental illness.
Police arrested an 18-year-old man Friday morning after he walked onto Timber Creek Elementary School campus in the buff.
A North Texas woman says she understands first-hand what Robin Williams may have suffered through during bouts of depression.
The 2014 NAMIWalk will take place on Saturday, May 10, 2014 and begins 9:00 a.m. at Fair Park in Dallas.
“Fine Line: Mental Health/Mental Illness,” is an exhibit by photographer Michael Nye on the Southern Methodist Campus.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.
The man that carved a pentagram on his son’s back in December 2012 has been committed to a mental health facility, according to the Tarrant Count District Attorney’s office.
Texas ranks near the bottom in regards to spending per mental health patient.
Criminal suspects suffering from mental illness could stay in jail until they are competent to stand trial under a proposal in the Texas Legislature.
A Texas newspaper’s review of more than three dozen deaths at state-run mental health hospitals between 2005 and 2012 shows the need for more oversight.
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.