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State of Mind

State of Mind

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

Feb 13, 2019

Mental Health, Suicide Remain A Problem In Law Enforcement

Mental Health, Suicide Remain A Problem In Law Enforcement

Nationwide, advocacy group ‘Blue H.E.L.P’ estimates 31 officers have taken their own lives in 2019. It’s a problem that many officers and mental health experts believe is bolstered by a stigma surrounding...

Nov 7, 2017

Coping With Tragedy: Help Finding Help

Coping With Tragedy: Help Finding Help

If you're having trouble coping with a tragedy, NBC 5 has put together a list of resources to help you find help.

Oct 10, 2017

Mental Health Support Leads to Gains in Productivity: WHO

Mental Health Support Leads to Gains in Productivity: WHO

The World Health Organization says employers who promote mental health and support to their employees see gains in employee health and productivity.

Dec 14, 2016

Pediatricians Screen for Mental Health Problems

Pediatricians Screen for Mental Health Problems

Children's Health assigns behavioral clinicians to all its pediatrician offices to provide immediate access to mental health care, if needed.

Dec 9, 2016

Managing First Taste of Adult Life With College Academics

Managing First Taste of Adult Life With College Academics

As part of NBC 5’s week-long focus on mental health, we’re taking a look at the pressures and stresses of college life.

Dec 8, 2016

Charles Haley Opens Up About Mental Illness Battle

Charles Haley Opens Up About Mental Illness Battle

Pro Football Hall of Famer Charles Haley is taking a courageous stand, opening up about his mental illness and the signs he wishes he'd seen much earlier in life.

Dec 7, 2016

Help for Dallas' Homeless Goes Mobile

Help for Dallas' Homeless Goes Mobile

CitySquare, a non-profit group dedicated to fighting poverty, is using a converted RV to deliver services directly to people in the city's homeless camps.

Dec 7, 2016

WWII Veteran Tells of Time as POW

WWII Veteran Tells of Time as POW

After parachuting away from his B-29 shot down over Japan, WWII veteran Fiske Hanley, 96, recalls being captured in a rice paddy and the torture that followed before the end of the war.

Dec 7, 2016

When Social Media Use Crosses the Line

When Social Media Use Crosses the Line

If you can't stop checking your Instagram feeds, Snapchat updates or Facebook notifications, you might have a problem.

Dec 7, 2016

Young Woman Shares Battle with Anorexia to Give Hope

Young Woman Shares Battle with Anorexia to Give Hope

For women and men who struggle with an eating disorder, fighting to stay healthy (physically, emotionally and mentally) can be a day-to-day battle.

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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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