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September 13, 2023

Network connects pediatricians with mental health professionals to treat growing number of children

This article was published by CBS Austin on September 13, 2023. Texas children have a hard time accessing mental health care, but a state program is helping pediatricians and primary care doctors fill the gap….

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September 14, 2023

DART Cares program aims to help unhoused residents find shelter

This article was published by KERA News on September 14, 2023. Beginning next month, Dallas Area Rapid Transit will begin testing a program to respond to the needs of riders experiencing homelessness. The goal of…

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September 7, 2023

Discussing school safety with kids

This article was published by Click2Houston on September 7, 2023. Students are well-informed about school safety and they probably have more opinions than you may know. That is why discussing fears or concerns with your…

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September 6, 2023

Con este programa buscan capacitar a estudiantes de trabajo social en Houston en temas de salud mental

This segment ran on KXLN Houston (Univision) on September 6, 2023. View on Univision’s website.

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August 20, 2023

Rural Texas awaits mental health windfall after expanded state investment

This article was published by KXAN on August 20, 2023. AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Across 25,000 square miles of the Texas Panhandle, Nancy Tanner can offer scant help to rural Texans in a worsening crisis. “People…

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August 6, 2023

Behavioral health campus on fast track for city

This article was published by Uvalde Leader-News on August 6, 2023. Five years after conception and a little over a year after the Robb tragedy, construction on a 40,000-square-foot behavioral health facility to be located…

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July 27, 2023

Specialized Therapy Team Launches To Support At-Risk Youth in Hays County

This article was published by San Marcos Record on July 27, 2023. A specialized response team was recently introduced to support at-risk youth in need of intensive assistance in Uvalde, Comal and Hays Counties. According…

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July 26, 2023

Using Digital Technology to Respond to the Youth Mental Health Crisis

This article was published by The Commonwealth Fund on July 26, 2023 and is authored by the Meadows Institute’s Kacie Kelly, Lindsey Engelman, and Solome Tibebu. Mental illness among young people in the United States…

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July 5, 2023

Law enforcement suicide: How state & federal governments support officers, track deaths

This article was published by KXAN Austin on July 5, 2023.   AUSTIN (KXAN) — “Cops are those individuals others look to solve problems and protect persons in need. Weakness is not seen as an…

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