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Mental Illness

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Brother Of DPD Shooter Says He Tried To Get Him Help

After police arrested James Boulware for assaulting his mother, brother Andrew says he even filled out an affidavit warning authorities about the family’s fears.

06/15/2015

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New Mental Health Treatment Center Opens In Denton

As more and more people continue to move into North Texas health experts say the need for mental health services are increasing at an alarming rate.

04/29/2015

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Police Shootings Of Mentally Ill Reveal Gaps In Care

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.

03/19/2015

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Electroconvulsive Therapy On The Rise In Texas

Electroconvulsive therapy is on the rise in Texas, thriving as a treatment for some forms of mental illness.

12/14/2014

Sean McKeown, 18, was arrested for allegedly streaking around Flower Mound schools. (credit: Flower Mound Police Dept.)

Naked Man Arrested After School Campus Jaunt

Police arrested an 18-year-old man Friday morning after he walked onto Timber Creek Elementary School campus in the buff.

09/26/2014

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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

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