Dallas ISD To Focus On Mental Health After Year Of 'A Lot Of Adjustments'In an effort to reach a wider audience, the district’s mental health department is hosting t its first ever Mental Health Matters Symposium on Saturday, May 1.
Allen Murder-Suicide Puts Spotlight On Depression, Mental HealthThe CDC reports the number of people dealing with depression continues to rise and estimates around 3% of children ages 3 to 17 have regular feelings of depression.
Suicide Of 11-Year-Old Dallas Student Leads To Mom's Plea For Parents To Push For Answers Beyond 'I'm Okay'"Watch your kids closely. Even if they say 'Mom, it's okay.' No. Push them. Push them. Look in their phones," said Makayla Marie Villatoro's mother.
North Texas Mental Health Experts Celebrate Meghan Markle's Candor During Oprah InterviewThe Duchess said suicide was a “real and frightening thought” while she was pregnant with her son, Archie, and a working member of the Royal Family.
Training To Begin For Fort Worth Police Department's New Civilian Response TeamThe new team is part of a promised adjustment to policing strategies in the city that also included tripling the size of the department’s crisis intervention team.
Calls For Arrest Of Texas Officer Who Killed Unarmed Black Man Patrick Warren Sr. Man During Mental Health EmergencyThe attorney for a Texas family is calling for change and an arrest after a man was shot and killed by a Killeen police officer during a mental health check. A rally was held in Killeen on January 14 in the name of Patrick Warren Sr.
Former FWPD Officer Tegan Broadwater Teams With Rapper Lou Charle$ On Song About Mental HealthA retired Fort Worth police officer is hoping to encourage conversations about mental health using a medium that many people relate to – music.
'People Are Looking For Answers': Growing Concerns Over Mental Health As Pandemic Rages On“The breadth of this is like nothing we’ve seen before,” said Suzanne Malone, the Clinical Director at My Health My Resources of Tarrant County.
Body Cam Video Released Of Grand Prairie Police Fatally Shooting Carlos HighTwo and a half years after a standoff that resulted in Grand Prairie police shooting and killing a man believed to be mentally ill after he pointed a gun at officers, the police body cam video has been released.
'I Thought It Would Be Over,' Expert Warns Election Anxiety A Legitimate ConcernThe wait to find out who will become the next president of the U.S. has created widespread anxiety for some voters.
'I Applaud Him,' Aaron Rodgers Impressed By Cowboys' Dak Prescott Convo About Mental HealthDak Prescott has a friend in Aaron Rodgers, who this week voiced support for the Cowboy QB's openness about his mental health struggles following the suicide of his brother.
Cook Children's Sees 'Alarming' Rise In Suicide Patients, 'Nearly A Child Or Teen A Day' In AugustDoctors at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth said they admitted juvenile suicide patients at a rate of almost one per day in August.
'They Need To Go', Lawyer Says Texas Police Leaders That Employed Now Charged Officer Must Make Reforms Or ResignIt was just days ago that a Texas police officer was charged with aggravated assault for shooting and killing a schizophrenic woman, now the lawyer for her family says the police department’s leadership must enact “specific reforms” or step down.
Dak Prescott Acknowledges Mental Struggles Of Offseason: 'Being A Leader Is About Being Genuine And Being Real'Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott said he believes being a leader is being able to open up about struggles such as mental health.
New CDC Study Says 25% Of Young People Have Considered Suicide During Pandemic, There Is Help In North Texas“Right here in Texas, we know that suicide is the third leading cause of death for even kiddos as young as 10 to 14,” said Kristi Wiley, program director for the Jordan Elizabeth Harris Foundation.