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State of Mind

State of Mind

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

Dec 6, 2016

Jeff Hensley: Finding a New Mission After the Military

Jeff Hensley: Finding a New Mission After the Military

On any given morning, Equest's Texas Horse Park in South Dallas is a hub of service where military veterans receive equine therapy while volunteering to take care of the park's horses.

Dec 6, 2016

Homeless Adults Use Music Therapy

Homeless Adults Use Music Therapy

Homeless men and women are healing and working through mental and physical trauma using music at a recovery center in downtown Dallas.

Dec 6, 2016

Missionaries Share Personal Journey About Mentally Ill Teen

Missionaries Share Personal Journey About Mentally Ill Teen

A North Texas couple is on a crusade to help those in need share their very personal story about mental illness.

Dec 6, 2016

Lady Gaga Reveals PTSD: 'I Suffer From a Mental Illness'

Lady Gaga Reveals PTSD: 'I Suffer From a Mental Illness'

Lady Gaga made a stunning admission about her mental health during a visit to a homeless shelter for LGBT youth in Harlem.

Dec 6, 2016

Audit Faults $2.3 Million Research Study for Vets With PTSD

Audit Faults $2.3 Million Research Study for Vets With PTSD

Texas taxpayers spent millions to spin veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder in a chair for a research study that wasn't valid and may have put the vets at risk, according to an audit.

Dec 5, 2016

McKinney Police Train Officers to Deal with Mental Health Issues

McKinney Police Train Officers to Deal with Mental Health Issues

Police officers are often on the front lines when it comes to dealing with mental health issues in the community, which is why training is crucial.

Dec 5, 2016

Mental Health Hotline Open at NBC 5

Mental Health Hotline Open at NBC 5

All week long -- we're setting aside time in each newscast to focus on mental health in North Texas. It's an issue impacting millions of Texans, Many of whom suffer in silence.

Dec 5, 2016

Texas Jail Suicides Drop Following Screening Changes

Texas Jail Suicides Drop Following Screening Changes

Records show the number of suicides in county jails has declined since changes were implemented that include a more comprehensive mental health screening of inmates.

Dec 5, 2016

Veteran Explains What PTSD Looks Like to Him

Veteran Explains What PTSD Looks Like to Him

Jeremiah Dee served in the military for ten years, working as a mechanic on Black Hawk helicopters. When two of those helicopters crashed in Mosul, Iraq, Dee was called in to help take it apart.

Dec 5, 2016

Foster Care Center Opens in Dallas

Foster Care Center Opens in Dallas

A new foster care center focusing on mental health is set to open Monday in Dallas.

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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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