Articles tagged with 'Mental' | Checkup Newsroom

Checkup Newsroom (Mental)

2021
April
06,
2021
| 08:46 AM America/Chicago
One in a series. One year into COVID-19, it’s clear the pandemic is taking a toll on the mental wellbeing of children and teens.In March, a record 43 patients were admitted to Cook Children’s Medical Center after attempting suicide. This staggering f...
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February
04,
2021
| 10:58 AM America/Chicago
Speak up. Share hope. Add your voice. This is the message of the Okay to Say™ campaign. In a world where we currently face so much uncertainty, the Wellness Alliance for Total Children’s Health (WATCH) of Denton County led by Cook Children’s knows pe...
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2020
October
27,
2020
| 12:44 PM America/Chicago
The number of patients admitted to Cook Children’s after attempting suicide continues to rise. In September, 37 children and teens were treated for suicide attempts, marking the worst month on record since at least 2015. “September of 2020 has bee...
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2019
October
17,
2019
| 11:23 AM America/Chicago
As the mother of three boys under the age of 5, and all capable of impressive tantrums, Dana Brown-Bonner thought she knew what it meant to be challenged and live in chaos. But that was before an unexpected life event put her resiliency to the test. ...
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2017
August
04,
2017
| 11:32 AM America/Chicago
Startling statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show the suicide rate among teenage girls has hit a 40-year high. According to data released Thursday, suicide rates doubled among girls and increased more than 30 perc...
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June
06,
2017
| 10:16 AM America/Chicago
On the top floor of the brand new South Tower building at Cook Children’s Medical Center sits a facility most people will never see. The doors are locked from inside and out. The only access granted comes with the swipe of a badge. This is the Rees-J...
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2016
May
05,
2016
| 10:46 AM America/Chicago
From a shocking murder-suicide carried out by a teen in Plano, Texas to the deadly attack on a Dallas jogger by a machete-wielding ex-Texas A&M player, North Texans have read their fair share of disturbing headlines in recent months. What's under ...
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2015
August
19,
2015
| 11:16 AM America/Chicago
Long hours. Not having a chance to eat with the family. Pressure to excel. It’s a familiar pattern with many adults. Unfortunately, it’s also a troubling trend among today’s high school athletes. Cook Children’s pediatrician David H. Goff, M.D....
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