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State of Mind

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

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.

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...

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 9, 2016

Mental Health a Priority This Legislative Session

Mental Health a Priority This Legislative Session

Texas state legislators head back to Austin next month, and House Speaker Joe Straus has said mental health will be a priority.

Dec 9, 2016

North Texas Store Offers Profit to Mental Health

North Texas Store Offers Profit to Mental Health

ReNew Resale is a secondhand store that offers second chances to families struggling with mental illness.

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 8, 2016

Virtual Dementia Tour Available To Public

Virtual Dementia Tour Available To Public

A free program in Fort Worth provides a hand-on experience on what it's like to live with dementia and Alzheimer's Disease.

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.

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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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