Topic: Mental illness

Tools that Schools Need to Battle Mental Illness in Kids

May 7, 2015
Parents and Teachers Talking

This week, May 3-9, is National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, and every day, about 20 percent of students entering classrooms across the nation are struggling with mental health challenges. We must give schools more tools to battle mental illness in children.

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Depression Lowers When Teens Learn They Can Change, Study Shows

Sept. 23, 2014

A low-cost, one-time intervention that educates teens about the changeable nature of personality traits may prevent depressive symptoms often seen during the transition to high school, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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State-Supported Living Centers Receive Assistance in Implementing Trauma-Informed Care

July 13, 2012

The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health at The University of Texas at Austin has awarded a two-year, $368,077 grant to provide training and technical assistance to two state-supported living centers (SSLCs) and participating community-service providers supporting individuals with intellectual disab

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National Journalist, Author to Discuss the Criminalization of Mental Illness

Sept. 14, 2010

Event: The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health presents a discussion on the criminalization of mental illness by nationally acclaimed journalist, bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize finalist Pete Earley.

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Three University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work Faculty Elected Fellows of American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare

April 30, 2010

Three University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare for their accomplishments as scholars and practitioners dedicated to advancing social welfare.

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