Immigrant Detainee Who Alleged Abuse To Receive TherapyA federal judge agreed to outside mental-health treatment for a Salvadoran woman seeking asylum who said a guard groped her inside an immigration detention facility.
Bill, Melinda Gates Turn Attention Toward Poverty In AmericaBill and Melinda Gates say they're now digging into the layers of U.S. poverty that they haven't been deeply involved with at the national level, including employment, race, housing, mental health, incarceration and substance abuse.
Dallas Taking New Approach To 911 Calls Regarding Mental Health IssuesA pilot program creates three-person teams made up of a police officer, a paramedic and health specialist from Parkland Hospital.
Survey Finds That Most Large Public Colleges Don't Track SuicidesNearly half of the largest public universities do not track suicides among their students, despite making investments in prevention at a time of surging demand for mental health services.
Mental Health Expert On Church Shooting: 'That Person, With Or Without A Gun, Is Going To Kill'Mental health professionals in North Texas said Monday that with each mass killing, there is more awareness of the role mental health plays.
Some Texas Psychologists Offer Free Help To Harvey VictimsMore than 100 psychologists in Texas have volunteered to provide free therapy sessions to people affected by Harvey. It has been a month since the storm made landfall along the Gulf Coast.
Hearing Is Believing: Speech May Be Clue To Mental DeclineYour speech may, um, help reveal if you're uh ... developing thinking problems. More pauses, filler words and other verbal changes might be an early sign of mental decline.
Facebook Aims To Save Lives With New ActionsAfter a teenager's suicide attempt was streamed live online, mental health experts and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg are further investigating how to use social media as a possible platform to save lives.
Armed Man With Mask Arrested For Making Threats To PolicePolice in Dallas arrested a masked man who they say was armed with two loaded handguns and five clips and threatened officers at the Southwest Patrol Bureau.
FDA-Approved Implant Helping Patients Battle Opioid AddictionRecently, the FDA approved an implant that delivers a slow, but steady dose of buprenorphine during six months. It’s called a Probuphine implant.
Former Postal Workers Busted After Bilking Millions From The GovernmentMcArthur Baker, 69, and Tonya Evans, 52, were each convicted on one count of conspiracy to defraud the U.S. with respect to claims and one count of false statements or fraud to obtain federal employees’ compensation.
I-Team Investigation: Kids In CrisisViolence, abuse, threats with needles...this is what dozens of families said happened in a North Texas mental facility. The parents and teens all met at Sundance Hospital in Garland.
Reaction To Hawk's Resignation Mixed, Mostly PositiveAfter a long Labor Day weekend of rumors swirling around the Crowley Courts building in Dallas, Susan Hawk officially resigned as District Attorney and many people have plenty to say about it.
Court: Texas Death Row Inmate May Have Faked Mental IllnessA Texas death row inmate may have faked mental illness to avoid execution for the fatal shooting of his ex-girlfriend and her daughter 23 years ago in Houston, a federal appeals court said.
Obama Says There's More To Do In Helping VeteransPresident Obama said that the U.S. has made serious strides in improving services for military veterans, but work remains to overcome the shortcomings in the delivery of health care, housing and mental health services.