Archive for: mental health

 

Staying In Tune: SIMS Foundation Aids Musician Mental Health

The same year Austin country music singer Janet Lynn lost both of her parents, she also lost her 23-year-old son, Keith, to suicide. It was 2007 and she was living...

 
 

For Peyton

After losing his 13-year-old son to suicide, David James, BA ’88, is spreading hope, one hand-knitted heart at a time. David James, BA ’88, was at a mall near...

 
 

Football and Brain Injury: “Something Needs to Change”

Doctors diagnose more than 200 concussions in NFL players each year. That’s unacceptable, says Shyam Popat, BA ’15, especially considering the long-term consequences...

 
 

Robin Williams’ Death: It’s Time to Unmask “Masked” Depression

“The guy who laughs the loudest is likely the most depressed.” That sentence, shared with me by a close friend, is ringing all too true after Robin Williams’...

 
 

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UT Scholar Tells Forgotten Story of African-American Psychiatric Patients

Mental illness has a dark history in the United States—one too often clouded by stigma and ignorance. Now a UT researcher is uncovering the records of tens of...

 
 

Breaking the Silence

After two local alumni committed suicide, the Dallas Chapter came together to start a conversation about mental health. In fall 2012, the Texas Exes Dallas Chapter’s...

 
 

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Top Army General Says Brain Injury Blood Test to be “Huge”

It happens all the time on the football field: A linebacker takes a hard hit to his head, shakes it off, and plays the rest of the game. He may have a concussion,...

 
 
 
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