August 8, 2022

Texans ask lawmakers for more mental health funding

This article was originally published by Spectrum 1 News Texas on August 8, 2022. Students in Uvalde will return to school after Labor Day, but state lawmakers are still trying to understand the tragedy that…

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July 24, 2022

Losing a parent can derail teens’ lives. A high school grief club aims to help

This article was originally published by NPR on July 24, 2022. Shortly after Elizabeth George started her freshman year in high school last fall, her parents tested positive for COVID-19. And Elizabeth stepped up to…

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July 21, 2022

North Texas youth theater company explores mental health crisis in new play

This article was originally published by KERA News on July 21, 2022. A Dallas youth theater company is exploring the way the pandemic affected young people’s mental health through a new play. Cry Havoc Theater…

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July 8, 2022

Hear the voices of North Texas teens on our mental health and gun violence crises

This article was originally published by Dallas Morning News on July 8, 2022. One in five youths between the ages of 9 and 17 experiences a diagnosable mental health disorder. Yet even the most alarming statistics don’t…

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June 24, 2022

Understanding PTSD in Children & Adolescents

In recognition of PTSD Awareness Day, June 27th, 2022, the Trauma and Grief Center is sharing information about PTSD in children and adolescents. The early identification and timely treatment of PTSD in children can help…

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June 22, 2022

‘What did we know in 6th grade?’ — TEA reviewing Uvalde shooter’s school history

This article was originally published by Austin’s KXAN on June 22, 2022. The Texas Education Agency is reviewing “every aspect” of the Uvalde school shooter’s educational history, according to TEA Commissioner Mike Morath. Morath testified…

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June 22, 2022

Uvalde shooter matched the profile of kids treated ‘every day,’ mental health expert testifies

This article was originally published by New York Daily News on June 22, 2022. A Texas mental health expert testified Wednesday that the symptoms attributed to the 18-year-old Uvalde school shooter matches the profiles of…

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June 22, 2022

Mental health experts call for expanding student services after Uvalde massacre

This article was originally published in the Houston Chronicle on June 22, 2022.  Despite growing calls for gun reform in the wake of the Uvalde school shooting, a Texas Senate committee discussing legislative responses to…

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June 20, 2022

Experts say proposed federal gun safety measures might not have prevented Uvalde shooting

This article was originally published in ABC News on June 20, 2022. The federal gun safety proposal announced last week by a bipartisan group of senators in response to the attack on Robb Elementary School in Uvalde,…

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