Over the last year, Texas children have experienced higher rates of clinical depression, a...

Where parents and students in Texas can turn for help with mental health concerns

Over the last year, Texas children have experienced higher rates of clinical depression, anxiety and suicidal ideation as the pandemic leaves them socially isolated, scared and uncertain about the future. Some already grappled with mental health challenges. Others experienced them for the first time. Pediatric psychiatric hospitals, such as Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, report admitting more young people after suicide attempts this fall than ever before. But families seeking treatment struggle to navigate the complicated health care …


 


 

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