mental health

$120K in Matching Funds Available for North Texas Mental Health Nonprofits

by | May 6, 2024
During Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the Bhatia Foundation is partnering with Communities Foundation of Texas to match donations, dollar for dollar, to local organizations supporting mental health.
Techstars Physical Health Fort Worth Accelerator Gets Its First Exit With ZAMA Health Sale to Volt Athletics
by | Apr 29, 2024
Recognized for its pioneering mental health and wellbeing solutions tailored for athletes, ZAMA Health has been acquired by Seattle-based Volt, which offers "hyper-personalized" strength training that "dynamically adapts" to individual athletes.
Frisco’s DialCare Selected as Student Mental Health Vendor for Texas Stronger Connections Grant
by | Apr 22, 2024
Under the Texas Stronger Connections Grant program, the Texas Education Agency received more than $93 million in federal funding to support the ongoing needs of Texas students, educators, families, and communities.
Carson Leslie Foundation, Grant Halliburton Team Up to Support Kids With Cancer—And Deliver Smiles
by | Feb 22, 2024
Carson Leslie Foundation, Grant Halliburton Team Up to Support Kids With Cancer—And Deliver Smiles

Deep Ellum Music Festival Celebrates Area’s 150th Birthday, Benefits Mental Health Nonprofit

by | Nov 16, 2023
From noon to 8 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 18, Dallas' Deep Ellum is continuing its 150th birthday celebration with the Deep Ellum Music Festival. Free and open to the public, the festival will benefit Foundation 45, a local mental health nonprofit born in Deep Ellum and serving musicians, artists, and the entire community with free group therapy.
45 Transformed Guitars To Be Auctioned Off at ‘Art of the Guitar’ Fundraiser in Dallas
by | Oct 10, 2023
Foundation 45, a local nonprofit that offers free mental health and recovery services to the Dallas-Fort Worth creative community, is hosting the event October 21 in Deep Ellum. The organization was founded by the the former drummer of the band Spector 45 after two of his bandmates committed suicide, and strives to help other creatives on their own struggles with mental health.
Competitive Edge: 4 Former Athletes Bringing Their A-Games to Startups
by | Sep 28, 2023
A former Yale track captain and three NFL vets—including two Dallas Cowboys—talk frankly about their entrepreneurial journeys from playing field to founder.
Frisco’s Magellan Health Announces Market Leadership Appointments
by | Sep 15, 2023

Frisco-based Magellan Health Inc. appointed Arthur Hennig as senior vice president, chief business officer, payer markets, and Sara Pierce as senior vice president, chief business officer, employer market....


Midlothian ISD Education Foundation Receives $141K Grant From Google

by | Jun 5, 2023
In support of student mental health, Google—which operates a data center in Midlothian—awarded $105,000 to the district's Mentor’s Care program and $36,000 to help Midlothian ISD students and families navigate the mental health system via the Care Solace program.
The Last Word: UTD’s Dr. Amy Pinkham on Heading a Global Initiative to Standardize Schizophrenia Assessment
Dr. Amy Pinkham of UTD’s School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences received an award for outstanding research on social cognition. The award puts her group at the forefront of research in the field, the professor said. The work could be applicable for many disorders, including autism and mood and anxiety disorders.
Fort Worth’s M2G Ventures Raises Over $700,000 for Depression Research
by | Dec 7, 2022
Dr. Madhukar Trivedi is founding director of UT Southwestern Medical Center's Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care. The real estate firm said it reached 70% of its $1 million goal in its third year of fundraising. The real estate and development firm raised more than $260,000 at its third annual fundraising gala, Art of the Mind, benefitting UT Southwestern Medical Center's Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care.

AHA’s EmPOWERED to Serve Program Hosts Mental Resilience Roundtable for Women of Color

by | May 13, 2021
People in the U.S. are more stressed than ever, grappling with the effects and uncertainties of the pandemic, according to AHA CEO Nancy Brown, who says that "women of color suffer disproportionately from adverse life experiences like discrimination and racism that can lead to anxiety and toxic levels of chronic stress.”  The AHA gathered Black professionals and medical experts for a candid conversation on mental health. Here are tips for coping.
This Goes On Your Permanent Record: GreenLight Credentials Uses Blockchain for Students’ ‘Life Transcript’
by | Mar 29, 2021
GreenLight Credentials connects students, educators, and businesses by making records secure and shareable. The startup's tech expands beyond grades to certifications, job experiences, and verified skills.

UT Southwestern has taken notice of the North Texas company's tech and is partnering with GreenLight to launch software tools to identify depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses in primary care settings.
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How Technology Can Enhance Behavioral Healthcare Design and Care
by | Mar 8, 2021
CannonDesign’s Dallas Behavioral Health Leader Alison Leonard shares technological possibilities for mental healthcare professionals to consider in a post-pandemic world.
North Texas Companies Offer Five Keys to Keeping Employees Engaged While Working From Home
Studies show that companies with high employee engagement are 21 percent more profitable. Here's how Axxess, USAA, Hilti North America, and other companies in the region are improving employee engagement virtually.