Dallas County DA Suffers Another Mental Illness SetbackDallas County District Attorney Susan Hawk seems to have suffered another setback in her treatment for mental illness.
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High Court Weighs Whether To Spare Texas Man From ExecutionThe U.S. Supreme Court was considering whether a Texas man who killed a city worker in 2005 should be spared from a lethal injection, as his lawyers argue that a ban on executing mentally impaired prisoners should be extended to him.
Cuban, Smith Help With Effort To Raise Awareness About Mental Health IssuesThe statewide effort launches with Emmitt Smith and Mark Cuban encouraging Texans to join the movement and add their voice through a social media campaign.
Dallas Co. DA Susan Hawk Can Stay In Office, Vows To Fight Stigma Of Mental IllnessEven before the proceedings began Friday morning, Ms. Hawk expressed confidence. "I'm not ashamed of my mental illness. I'm not going to back away from it because it has made me a better District Attorney."
Dallas Co. DA's Fired Top Assistants Join Effort To Remove Her From OfficeA judge will hear arguments on whether the effort to force Hawk out should proceed or continue.
New Program To Help Criminals With Mental IllnessDallas County District Attorney Susan Hawk is launching a new unit Monday aimed at helping offenders who are suffering from mental illness. She is expected to give more details about the unit on Monday.
Dallas County District Attorney Discusses Bout Of DepressionDallas County District Attorney Susan Hawk says she opened up about her struggle with depression, including recent threats to kill herself, because she wants to help others.
Dallas Democrats Renew Call For DA Susan Hawk's ResignationHawk returned to work Thursday following an absence to receive treatment for depression.
4 Arlington Relatives Accused Of Faking Mental IllnessFour North Texas relatives have been faking mental illness to get government benefits in a decades-long scam, federal prosecutors allege.
4 Arlington Relatives Arrested, Accused Of Faking Mental Illness For $$Prosecutors say four North Texas relatives have been accused of faking mental illness to get government benefits in a scam since 1978.
Hopes Of Raising Awareness During Nat'l Suicide Prevention WeekThis is National Suicide Prevention Week and experts say the goal is to raise awareness about the 10th leading cause of death in the United States.