COVID-19 Pandemic Has Taken A Toll On Mental Health, Led To More Drug Abuse, CDC SaysThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports last year was the deadliest year on record for drug overdoses.
Man Suffering From Mental Breakdown Hurts Himself By Grapevine Mills Mall Police officers helped a man with a self-inflicted wound who was suffering from a mental health crisis in the parking lot of Grapevine Mills Mall.
Simone Biles' Withdrawing From Olympic Events Sparks Intense Criticism, Strong SupportThe move has forced some difficult conversations for gymnastics coaches and parents.
Mental Health Experts React To Gymnast Simone Biles Withdrawing From Tokyo Olympics“I mean the pressure is there, you can't avoid it, and you're in constant comparison with other athletes,” said clinical social worker Kimberly Williams.
2 Garland Firefighters Return From Florida After Offering Mental Health Support To Crews At Building CollapseTwo Garland firefighters were back at work Tuesday after spending last week in Florida offering mental health support to first responders at the deadly building collapse.
Former Dallas Star Stephen Johns Spotlighting Mental Health Following RetirementThe 29-year-old who recently announced his retirement from the NHL is rollerblading across the U.S. and making a movie about it to bring awareness to depression and anxiety.
One Tribe Foundation Helping First Responders, Healthcare Workers With Growing Mental Health ChallengesThe foundation's counseling sessions to first responders increased 30% last year. They plan on expanding across the southwest in 2022.
Tennis Star Naomi Osaka's Going Public With Mental Health Struggles Helps Others Know They're Not AloneTennis star Naomi Osaka is the latest famous face to acknowledge that "it's okay, to not be okay," adding to the list of those going public with private mental health struggles.
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.