The goal is to keep individuals charged with certain low-level, non-violent misdemeanor offenses from entering the criminal justice system. The program seeks to treat underlying mental illness and substance abuse issues to try and keep individuals from becoming repeat offenders.
Beginning next year, students in Illinois schools will be able to take up to five excused mental or behavioral health days.
Nike gave employees at its corporate office a full week off to “destress” in an effort to support its workers’ mental health.
Simone Biles cited mental health struggles for pulling out of Tokyo Olympics gymnastics competitions, highlighting an ongoing discussion in sports.
The study’s senior author Elizabeth Gershoff said her team realized that physical punishment led to "increased aggression, increased antisocial behavior, and increased disruptive behavior in school."
Former Dallas Stars player Stephen Johns is seeing the country in a way that few ever have -- on inline skates. He's talking about mental health and was inspired to do something by his own battle with depression.
22KILL has a new name, One Tribe Foundation, and is looking to help first responders as well as vets.
Doctors we spoke to say there are currently medications to treat symptoms of Alzheimer’s. But this new treatment could mean hope for some to allow those with this disease to be able to continue to function on their own for longer.
Athletes voiced their support following Naomi Osaka’s withdrawal from the French Open, prompting the leaders of the four Grand Slam tournaments to address players’ concerns about mental health.
Dr. La’Boris Cole and Born 2 Danz is hosting "A Night Of the Arts and Mental Health Symposium: It’s Deeper Than That" Thursday, June 3 at 7pm at South Hills Baptist Church in Fort Worth.
Some North Texas teens were part of a first of its kind effort to increase mental health awareness by calling on people to take actions that can help support and improve their own mental health.
Tarrant County is considering opening up a center that's neither a hospital or a jail where people having a mental episode can get treatment rather than arrested. Instead, it’s a place where they can get the help they need and get back to living their lives.
The ongoing pandemic has made access to mental health services more necessary than ever, though new reports suggest Americans aren’t getting the care they need.
The father of an 11-year-old boy who jumped out of a school bus window earlier this week says he did it to escape bullying.
Mental health experts are noticing a new phenomenon: anxiety about life after COVID-19. As restrictions are lifted and activities resume, normal may not feel so "normal" anymore.
Dallas ISD is among the many school districts seeing an increase in students battling mental health issues. To help fight the problem, the district is holding a virtual mental health symposium that anyone can join.
The number of U.S. suicides fell nearly 6% last year amid the coronavirus pandemic — the largest annual decline in at least four decades, according to preliminary government data.
Hundreds of mourners gathered to say goodbye to an Allen family killed in a murder-suicide.
Allen's mayor, members of the city council and the school board joined friends and loved ones for a candlelight vigil to remember a family killed in an apparent mass murder-suicide.
Six family members are dead and a note posted to social media has mental health experts weighing in with advice for parents who might not know what to do.