Topic: Mental health

Saying Mental Illness and Mass Violence Go Together is Wrong

April 19, 2018
Mental Health

Labeling mass killers mentally ill is used to separate “them” from us. 

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Name Use Matters for Transgender Youths' Mental Health

March 30, 2018
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In a recent study, researchers found that when transgender youths are allowed to use their chosen names their risk of suicide and depression decreases. 

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Make Sex Ed for People With Disabilities a Priority

Feb. 9, 2018
Classroom

People with intellectual disabilities are seven times more likely to be victimized sexually.

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$15.5 Million Awarded for Austin State Hospital Redesign

Jan. 8, 2018
Dr. Stephen Strakowski, Dell Med’s psychiatry chair and leader of the Austin State Hospital redesign effort, with other membe

Dell Medical School will lead a $15.5 million redesign of the Austin State Hospital to be the cornerstone for an improved system of collaborative, community-focused care that helps people across Central Texas.

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The Justice System Can’t Stop Domestic Violence or Shootings

Nov. 28, 2017
Domestic Violence

Our dependency on the criminal justice system to “solve” family violence is wrong.  

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