Tag Archive: mental health professionals

Dec 10

Behavioral health care needs in Texas are no myth

Holiday blues and a spike in suicides are often assumed to occur during the holidays. But, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the supposed uptick in depression-related issues is just a myth. The challenges facing Texas’ behavioral health care system, however, are not a myth. They include: • An insufficient workforce to …

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Apr 15

Teen depression: American Counseling Assn. says not to ignore

The recent suicide of Matthew Warren, son of Saddleback Church’s Pastor Rick Warren, has brought renewed attention to the issue of depression and the tragic implications it can have for many young people and their families. Research studies have estimated that one in eight adolescents may be suffering from depression. Unfortunately, only about 30% of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/teen-depression-american-counseling-assn-says-not-to-ignore/