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State of Mind

State of Mind

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

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

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 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...

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.

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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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