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State of Mind

State of Mind

Focusing on Stress, Depression and Suicide Among Today's Youth

Aug 21, 2019

Suicide Prevention and Resources

Suicide Prevention and Resources

Are you considering suicide? Do you know someone who is having suicidal thoughts? Find help here.

Aug 22, 2019

Suicide Prevention Program in Dallas Helps At-Risk Teens

Suicide Prevention Program in Dallas Helps At-Risk Teens

A unique suicide prevention program in Dallas is saving young lives. A Frisco teenager is living proof.

Aug 22, 2019

Musician Shares His Teenage Struggle With Suicidal Thoughts

Musician Shares His Teenage Struggle With Suicidal Thoughts

Statistics show the number of minority boys committing suicide are rising. Experts say there are many reasons where these children are not getting the help they need.

Aug 22, 2019

The Impact of Cyberbullying On Today's Teenager

The Impact of Cyberbullying On Today's Teenager

Suicide is now the second leading cause of death among children ages 10-18, according to 2017 data. While it's unclear how much of a role social media plays, experts say parents should proceed watch for...

Aug 22, 2019

Busy Schedules for Children Can Lead to Mental Health Stress

Busy Schedules for Children Can Lead to Mental Health Stress

If you shuttle your children from academics to athletics and social activities you know how stressful it can be on you. Do you know the impact it's having on your kids?

Aug 22, 2019

Your Behavior Impacts Your Children's Mental Health

Your Behavior Impacts Your Children's Mental Health

There are simple steps you can take to help keep your children mentally healthy.

Aug 14, 2019

NBC 5 Dedicates Newscast to Topic of Kids Under Pressure

NBC 5 Dedicates Newscast to Topic of Kids Under Pressure

NBC 5 is taking a multi-platform approach to raising awareness of issues involving teen mental health with a focused newscast. NBC 5 State of Mind: Kids Under Pressure will air on Thursday, August 22 at...

Aug 19, 2019

A Good Day at School Starts With a Pep Talk at Home

A Good Day at School Starts With a Pep Talk at Home

Dallas-based nonprofit Big Thought has 30 years experience giving students access to creative learning opportunities that can help prepare them for success in work and life.

Aug 16, 2019

Gov't Wants a New 911-Like Number Just for Suicide Hotline

Gov't Wants a New 911-Like Number Just for Suicide Hotline

With suicides on the rise , the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach. Once implemented, people will just need to dial 988 to seek help. Currently, the National Suicide...

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Mental illness is an invisible battle that thousands of North Texans fight in silence. It impacts families behind closed doors in communities across the Metroplex, on August 22 we're taking a look at stress, depression and suicide among today's youth.

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