Today is World Mental Health Day. Each year, this day is observed to help raise awareness and encourage open conversations around mental health.
Grant Halliburton Foundation is once again hosting our adolescent mental health conference When Life Hands You Teenagers on Wednesday, September 25 at Plano Event Center. This promises to be an enlightening conference for mental health professionals, parents, educators, and others who live or work with children and teens.
13 Reasons Why, a Netflix series about a teenage girl who takes her own life, has received mixed reviews from the public and particularly the mental health community. The main concern is that the show arguably sensationalizes teen suicide and makes the topic intriguing and attractive to adolescents. Should teens be watching 13 Reasons Why? Kelly Jameson, Ph.D., a North Dallas therapist in private practice, shares her perspective.
Family vacation: check. Sleep-over with friends: check. Endless hours at the pool: check.
With the first day of the new school year still weeks away, teens are in the midst of the dog dogs of summer. While teens surely love this time away from the classroom, how does the long summer affect their mental health?
Developed by Grant Halliburton Foundation, Thrive is a comprehensive strategy for mental, social, and emotional health in schools. The curriculum is aimed at educating students, teachers, and parents on teen brain
health and mental wellness, coupled with trainings to help school staff understand and identify the biggest stressors for students.
Why is this new focus on mental health needed? Sierra Sanchez, Grant Halliburton Foundation Director of Outreach and Education, has the answers.
The day is here! Grant Halliburton Foundation is proud to announce the launch of our newly redesigned GrantHalliburton.org.
The new website features an uncluttered and streamlined, modern design with improved functionality. It also includes easy access to vital mental health resources to help North Texans make well-informed decisions about the mental health needs for themselves or a loved one.