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.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Pushes To Freeze Property Tax In Cities That Defund Police; 'Law Enforcement Is Not A Tool Of Political Agendas'Tuesday afternoon Governor Gregg Abbott announced that any city that defunds police departments will have its property tax revenue frozen at the current rate.
Austin City Council Moves To Cut Police Budget By 1/3, Directs Money To Social ServicesIn a unanimous vote, the Austin City Council moved to cut the police department's $434 million budget by about one-third next year and move the money to social services.
Fort Worth Police Department Creates Mental Health Crisis Intervention Team, Continues Policy ReformsThe Fort Worth Police Department sent CBS 11 News an update on policy reform efforts it has collaborated on with a panel of experts since December of 2019. 
North Texas Hospital Providing Virtual Mental Health Treatment To Children During Summer BreakThe conversation around mental health has become critical and doctors say it can impact children already suffering from anxiety and depression.
Study: Coronavirus Pandemic Having Significant Emotional Impact On ChildrenIn North Texas, 130,226 children suffer from an emotional disturbance or addictive disorder according to Children’s Health’s Beyond ABC Report.
Texas Farm Offers Counseling Using Horses During Coronavirus PandemicA horse family at a Texas farm offers a mental health haven to those seeking relief, especially during trying times like the coronavirus pandemic.
DeSoto ISD Focused On Students' Emotional Health While Learning From HomeWith classrooms closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, educator have had to find new ways to check in on students.