Posted on · Jennifer Battle from the Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD says her organization has had to add and train additional staff to handle the influx.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: It's been a year since the new 988 crisis hotline number was introduced. How effective has it been?
Posted on · The university has allocated $38 million for a three-phase project that includes screening in the upper-level balconies of Agnes Arnold Hall while enhancing security protocols and beautifying the building.
Posted on · Our expert psychologist discusses mental health issues in the news and answers audience calls and questions.
Posted on · Dr. Jeff Temple discusses how to deal with seasonal stress and depression.
Posted on · Calls in Houston have spiked since the three-digit 988 lifeline launched this summer.
Posted on · The importance of reaching out to family, friends, and co-workers to let them know someone cares
Posted on · 988 launched in mid-July as a way to connect people in crisis with the appropriate resources
Posted on · On Monday's show: We get details about a gun buyback program from Harris County and the City of Houston. And we learn about plans to build a movie studio in Central Texas.
Posted on · Executive producer Ken Burns presents both the unbearable obstacles faced by those who live with mental disorders and their hope for a better life in a two-part series airing tonight on all PBS platforms and TV 8 at 8 pm CT. Today, the filmmakers of the series and local mental health experts help shed a light on the mental health crisis among America’s youth.
Posted on · Roughly 12.5 percent of Texas high school students report having attempted suicide. Greg Hansch of the National Alliance on Mental Illness says an attempt is more likely to succeed when a teen has access to a gun.
Posted on · One in five kids experiences a mental health condition, yet 80 percent of them don't get the services they need
Posted on · The nation's leading group of pediatricians has updated its guidelines for tackling teen mental health issues. One recommendation: Annual depression screening for all adolescents 12 and older
Posted on · More than 800 people from across Texas are gathering in Houston today (Aug. 18, 2015) to discuss suicide prevention. The 11th Annual Texas Suicide Prevention Symposium is co-presented by the Texas Suicide Prevention Council and Mental Health America of Texas. The event features suicide prevention research and programs, along with discussions of what are called […]
Posted on · Texas Southern Professor Robert Bullard argues Houston has a long history of locating landfills and incinerators – and their pollution – in mostly African-American and Latino neighborhoods. Now, some worry history could repeat itself, as a result of the One Bin For All recycling program. On this edition of Houston Matters, we hear those concerns […]