mental health

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.
MORE
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.
MORE
‘Affecting Every Aspect of Our Society’: McKinney Startup Aims to Identify Mental Health Issues
by | May 31, 2022
Many who are diagnosed with a mental health condition had no idea the symptoms they suffered were related to mental health. McKinney-based Connected Mind aims to change that with technology that screens people for the most common types of mental health conditions. “It's like being interviewed by a psychologist, but it's a computer,” says CEO and CTO Christian Lehinger.
MORE

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.
MORE
mental health, mental-health, mental h e alth, mentalhealth, behavioral health care, behavioral healthcare, behaviora l health care, clinicians, clinician, clinician s, health conditions, health condition, health-conditions, mental illness, mental illnesses, mental-illness, reimbursement, reimbursements, reimburs ement, telehealth, t elehealth, health treatment, health treatments, health-treatment, inpatient, inpatients, medicaid, primary care, primary-care, wellness, healthcare system, health care system, healthcare systems, health care systems, mental health care, mental healthcare, mental-health-care, pandemic, quality of care, telemedicine, wearables, wearable, wearable s, weara ble s, weara ble, well-being, wellbeing, well being, workflow, workflows, artificial intelligence, digital health, digital-health, digitalhealth, health apps, health app, health-apps, health care providers, healthcare providers, health care provider, health care provider s, healthcare provider, healthcare professionals, health care professionals, healthcare professional, hea lth care professionals, h ealth care professionals, mental health conditions, mental health condition, mental-health condition, mental-health-conditions, mental health issues, mental health issue, mental health services, mental health service, mental-health-services, mental health treatments, mental-health-treatment, new technologies, new technology, mental health professionals, mental health professional,
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.
MORE
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.
MORE
Former SMU Basketball Player Launches Purpose-Driven Apparel Line
by | Nov 5, 2020
Jarrey Foster's One Zero Athletics—named for his SMU jersey—aims to foster the relationship between mental and physical health. He teamed up with Dallas entrepreneur Andrew Gautreaux, the CEO of Legacy Exploration, to launch the first collection.
MORE

Grant Halliburton Foundation and Dallas County Medical Society Provide Mental Health Resources for Healthcare Workers

by | Apr 8, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, healthcare workers are working long hours and putting themselves at risk. Two Dallas organizations are offering free mental health resources to support them during this time.
MORE
SmartCounseling Has a New Virtual Suite for Mental Health Providers to Expand Online Services
by | Mar 23, 2020
Due to the effects of COVID-19, Southlake-based SmartCounseling is working to reduce costs for mental health services. The company's new platform also allows licensed professionals to expand their services online quickly.
MORE
Take a Joyage: New App Addresses the Mental Well-Being of Employees
by | Sep 18, 2019
Through a partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, ACAP HealthWorks is offering nine video lessons designed for people struggling with mental health and for the people who are helping them.
MORE
Capital One survey
Survey Says: For Employers, It Pays to be Flexible and Adaptable
by | Aug 21, 2019
Capital One asked 3,500 office workers—520 from Dallas—about what impacts them in workplace design and employee experience.
MORE
research

Discovery: UTA Flies into Smart Agriculture/IoT Collaboration; How a Bubble Inspired UTD’s CO2, Humidity Sensor

by | Feb 8, 2019
You'll also find out about how UT Southwestern researchers are studying magnetic fields as an alternative treatment for patients with severe depression in this roundup of research and development activities in North Texas.
MORE
oceans
Behavioral Health Provider Oceans Healthcare Continues Growth Wave
by | Aug 28, 2018
For the third year in a row, Oceans made Inc. 5000's America's Fastest Growing Private Companies—the only Dallas behavioral health company to make the list.
MORE
comedy
Stomping Ground is Dallas’ First Nonprofit Theater on a Mission to ‘Enrich the Community with Comedy’
by | Jul 10, 2018
The theater, with a new location in the Design District, is a stage and training center for the city’s comedians, but it’s also harnessing the power of laughter for therapeutic benefits.
MORE
brain image
Discovery: UTD Study Probes Socioeconomic Impact on Brain, UTA Patents ‘Cancer Trap’
by | May 18, 2018
Plus, UT Southwestern examines high-tech mental health strategies. Find out more in the weekly roundup of research and development in Dallas-Fort Worth.
MORE