The recent killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor, as well as other instances of lethal violence and harassment of unarmed black people have gripped our collective consciousness, reminding us of painful present-day realities and historical traumas. While we are struggling to come to terms with the loss of life and the longstanding, […]
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To help demystify the nuances of non-suicidal self injury (NSSI), two of our experts with the South Southwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center sat down for a conversation on how clinical thinking has changed over time, and how we as a community can provide support.
What can we do as a community to practice emotional resiliency during this period of high anxiety and unpredictability, while still being respectful of the people around us?
As the first month of 2020 draws to a close, we recommend you add the following activities to your list of New Year’s resolutions to boost your mental health.
The workgroup not provided valuable insight, and fostered important conversations.
The Texas Institute for Excellence in Mental Health’s Kaleigh Emerson has been named the Steve Hicks School of Social Work’s Empoyee of the Quarter for December 2019 through February 2020. Kaleigh is a researcher with the Texas System of Care within the Institute. Recently, she has also been working with the Dell Medical School to […]
Content Warning: This article contains a discussion about suicide that may be upsetting to some readers. When Netflix launched their controversial series “13 Reasons Why,” the topic of how we portray mental health crises on television entered national conversation. With other teen TV shows continuing to show those crises (including Netflix’s recently released “The Politician,” […]
This fall season, we asked our experts from the Texas Institute for Excellence in Mental Health to share their favorite self-care tip to practice during the holidays.