We know Texas has a record surplus and a lot of the focus has been on property tax relief, but in his inaugural address, Gov. Greg Abbott gave a preview of what other priorities he has for this legislative session.
Veterans do not need to be enrolled in the VA system for the new policy, which includes inpatient care for up to 30 days and outpatient care for up to 90 days.
Artist Preston Zeller is using art to process loss after his older brother Colin died from an opioid overdose. Preston turned his pieces into a mosaic hanging in his home as a constant reminder of the power of art.
The 988 mental health helpline has quickly expanded its reach in the six months since it launched — with over 2 million calls, texts and chat messages pouring in.
Researchers said habitual social media checking in teens is impacting their brain development at a time when they're already going through "significant structural and functional reorganization."
The federal grant comes from funding authorized by US Sen. John Cornyn's Safer Communities Act signed into law after the mass shooting in Uvalde that killed 19 children and two teachers.
"Please know I see all the messages, texts, posts and phone calls," Connie Boss Alexander said on social media. "I can't use words right now. Please know I will reach out when I can."
Stephen "tWitch" Boss reportedly left a suicide note alluding to challenges he's faced in the past.
The findings come from the Center for Countering Digital Hate, which created TikTok accounts for fictitious young people living in the U.S., Britain, Canada and Australia.
Governor Greg Abbott, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, and Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives Dade Phelan have begun sharing their thoughts on how all the budget surplus should be invested.
The study examined whether the sending of Christmas cards offered insight into the sender’s mental well-being.
The study found an association across race/ethnicity and gender, but women may benefit slightly more from the health-protective benefits of having a sense of purpose.
Tammie Frank wanted to set the record straight after she says she was harassed online in the weeks following the actor's death,
"As guys, we have a tendency to not ask for help. Ego gets in the way, and we start stuffing things deep down in our guts, which is not a good thing," Johnson said.
“I told her ‘I don’t know who you are, but I’m here and I love you, and I’m going to help you,’” Dane Entze said.
The study findings may help future efforts to better understand the origins of eating disorders and how they differ between sexes, researchers said.
Before COVID-19 wreaked havoc on mental health, there was already a surge of youth visits to emergency departments for suicidal thoughts between 2016 and 2019, the study says.
A Round Rock mother, veteran, and survivor of sexual assault is looking to reduce the number of suicides for all veterans by normalizing conversations on mental health.
A single dose of psilocybin, the hallucinogenic compound found in “magic mushrooms,” was found to help some people who previously had gotten little relief from standard antidepressants.
The new research, led by a scientist at Stanford, may tell us “something fundamentally important” about how human emotions work.