mental health

This month’s mass shooting at a Texas church has raised questions of whether the military does enough to help former service members with bad conduct discharges. They're not eligible for veterans' mental health care.  

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This story was updated at 9:50 a.m.

First responders across Texas are learning how to better deal with those with mental illness. They are attending a weeklong course in crisis intervention training hosted by the San Antonio Police Department’s mental health unit. 

President Donald Trump offered a blunt take on Devin Kelley, the mass shooter who opened fire at a church in Sutherland Springs over the weekend, during a press conference Monday in Japan.

New research suggests that Latino children are more likely to suffer from depression and other mental health illnesses, but only 8 percent of Latinos say their child has received mental health services.

Latino youth are depressed at a higher rate than any minority besides Native Americans, according to the Salud America! network at UT Health San Antonio.

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Leaders from seven Texas cities gathered in San Antonio on Tuesday and Wednesday to learn about a model of success for adults living with mental illness. It’s called the Clubhouse movement, and it’s helping people stay out of psychiatric hospitals, reconnect with family members, and return to the workforce.  

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