By Nicole Bradford, Reporter, see the original story here. Nacogdoches, TX (Daily Sentinel) A year ago, LeeAnn Dwire might have seemed like a garden variety troubled teen. Depressed and anxious, the teen often isolated herself. Worse, she began having hallucinations — hearing voices that were not there. “I was in a bad place,” said Dwire, […]
Texas Association of Counties produced this video to explain how communities across Texas are facing significant challenge providing services to their citizens with mental health needs.
By Caleb Beames, Multi-Media Journalist, see the original KTRE story here. LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – Everyday at Burke, employees help people who find themselves deep in depression and dealing with anxiety. One of those is Callie Hunt. Hunt not only listens to her patients, she also understands what they are going through. Twelve years ago, […]
NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) – At one time or another, even the most outgoing person has experienced some degree of shyness. Fewer people are so shy it prevents them from functioning at all. One Nacogdoches woman overcame her shyness and the depression it created following mental health counseling from Burke. Violet Porter is tonight’s Survivor. It’s […]
Nacogdoches woman, Jodi Richardson, recently visited with KTRE about her physical, mental, and emotional recovery from a bad car wreck in July of 2015. Since then, she has dealt with overcoming and managing depression, having her leg amputated, adapting to a prosthetic, and committing to hours of mental health and physical therapies. Check out her story […]
Deborah Scroggins describes the last year as a roller coaster ride of emotions. “I feel like I’ve been squeezing the handles so hard that my whole body was numb,” she said. Deborah has lived in Nacogdoches most of her life. She was working as a Certified Nurse Assistant when she began suffering from severe weakness […]