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Tens Of Thousands Of North Texans Battle Depression Each Year

A North Texas woman says she understands first-hand what Robin Williams may have suffered through during bouts of depression.

CBS 11–08/12/2014

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NAMIWalk To Raise Awareness On Mental Illness

The 2014 NAMIWalk will take place on Saturday, May 10, 2014 and begins 9:00 a.m. at Fair Park in Dallas.

05/05/2014

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Exhibit Shows Faces, Tells Stories Of Mentally Ill

“Fine Line: Mental Health/Mental Illness,” is an exhibit by photographer Michael Nye on the Southern Methodist Campus.

04/29/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Mental Illness Care?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

Richland Hills police chargrf Brent Troy Bartel with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon for allegedly carving a pentagram on the back of his 6-year-old son. (credit: Richland Hills Police Dept.)

Father That Carved Pentagram On Son Committed To Mental Health Facility

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.

02/27/2014

Personal photo of suspected Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis. (credit: Kristi Suthamtekwakul)

Another Mass Shooting Renews Mental Health Debate, Texas Near Bottom In Spending

Texas ranks near the bottom in regards to spending per mental health patient.

CBS 11–09/17/2013

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Jail Possible For Mentally Ill Suspects

Criminal suspects suffering from mental illness could stay in jail until they are competent to stand trial under a proposal in the Texas Legislature.

05/16/2013

A nurse tends to a recovering patient at a hospital. (credit: Getty Images/Christopher Furlong)

Review: State Hospitals Could Use More Oversight

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.

04/28/2013

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Texas Mental Health Funding Leaves Gaps

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.

03/30/2013

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Mental Illness Rates Rise In Texas Youth Facilities

A criminal justice expert has told lawmakers that rates of mental illness exceed gang affiliation among juveniles in Texas jails.

02/14/2013

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Deadly Domestic Violence Cases Has Mayor Calling For Change

Recent school shootings across the country and deadly domestic violence cases locally has prompted leaders in one North Texas city to call for change.

CBSDFW.COM–01/14/2013

Dallas is one of the most stressed out cities. (credit: Daniel Roland/AFP/Getty Images)

Millions Suffer From Mental Illness, Half Do Not Get Treatment

Friends of Adam Lanza’s mother say she was frustrated by a lack of support for families dealing with mental illn

CBS 11–12/18/2012

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