Posts Tagged ‘mental health’
A combat veteran has gone from bombs to bongs in a journey toward peace.
Trying to move past my Iraq war experiences left me with some strange, scary thoughts. Hopelessness. Never wanting to get off the couch. Thoughts of driving my car off a cliff. Everything seemed pointless, useless. I wanted to ...
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott had yet to take office when heads started rolling. (That’s different from eyes rolling, which has been happening for a long time.) Revelations about a $110 million contract awarded to a private contract...
Health officials say half of all mental health issues start by age 14. About 75 percent start by age 24. Agencies such as the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and the Mental Health Connection of Tarrant County w...
Marty Wilson had many friends, but they couldn’t get him to treatment.
Marty Wilson’s friends would never have known what happened to him except for Driss Siyas. Siyas, owner of the Casablanca Coffee shop, counted himself as a close friend of the gentle homeless man who spent much of the last fi...
Depression is at epidemic levels, and drugs often don’t help. Bio-energetics may be the next step.
I’m on my back in a dimly lit room on the seventh floor of a Dallas research hospital. Though I can’t see it, a device roughly two feet tall resembling an oversized egg has been wheeled up behind me, its single blue claw-li...