Downtown San Marcos 2-hour parking creating headache for employees

Downtown San Marcos 2-hour parking creating headache for employees

SYDNEY:A PARKING HEADACHE… EMPLOYEES IN DOWNTOWN SAN MARCOS SAY THEY’RE HAVING TO LEAVE WORK EVERY TWO HOURS TO MOVE THEIR CAR OR CHANCE GETTING A PARKING TICKET.THE INCREASE IN PARKING ENFORCEMENT WAS MEANT TO HELP BUSINESSES HAVE SPACE FOR THEIR CLIENTS… BUT NOW THEY’RE SEEING IT AS A PROBLEM. KXAN’S LAUREN LANMON REPORTS. TWO HOURS …

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Depressed Cake Shop is a grassroots effort aimed at raising mental health awareness

Depressed Cake Shop is a grassroots effort aimed at raising mental health awareness

ANY INFORMATION CALL POLICE. ERIN:THIS MONTH, MARKS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH AND THE NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS IN AUSTIN TEAMED UP WITH A GRASSROOTS MOVEMENT AND SEVERAL BAKERIES ACROSS OUR AREA IN HOPES OF RAISING AWARENESS.KXAN’S CANDY RODRIGUEZ SHOWS US HOW THEY’RE DOING THIS THROUGH BAKED GOODS. INSIDE THIS BAKERY IN DRIPPING SPRINGS…SOME OF …

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Infant brain expert says early years are critical for mental health

Infant brain expert says early years are critical for mental health

((MUSIC)) ROBERT:WITH MOST CAMPUS TRAGEDIES HAPPENING IN HIGH SCHOOLS……THERE’S A LOT OF FOCUS ON IMPROVING MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR TEENAGERS, BUT A LONGTIME EXPERT IN THE FIELD AT TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY SAYS SHAPING A CHILD’S BRAIN STARTS AT BIRTH.AS PART OF OUR “SAVE OUR STUDENTS” PROJECT THIS WEEK, KXAN INVESTIGATOR ERIN CARGILE IS HERE TO …

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‘Dam That Cancer’ raises money for patients’ mental health care

‘Dam That Cancer’ raises money for patients’ mental health care

FAR IT’S RAISED MORE THAN 12-THOUSAND DOLLARS. 2-SALLY:A CANCER DIAGNOSIS IS NEVER EASY TO DEAL WITH.IN ADDITION TO THE PHYSICAL TOLL — THERE’S ALSO A MENTAL ONE, AS WELL… AS SUICIDE RATES INCREASE WITH A DIAGNOSIS.2-JOHN:A GROUP HERE IN AUSTIN IS TRYING TO CHANGE THAT.. AND THE MONEY YOU DONATE TO THEIR EVENT TODAY CAN …

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Consortium provides new and improved mental health services in Texas

Consortium provides new and improved mental health services in Texas

SAFETY, COMING UP. ((MUSIC)) ROBERT:STATE LEADERS DEDICATED MILLIONS OF DOLLARS TO NEW SECURITY STRUCTURES, PLANNING, AND TRAINING AFTER LAST YEAR’S DEADLY SANTA FE SCHOOL SHOOTING. EARLIER ON KXAN NEWS AT 5, WE WALKED YOU THROUGH LAWMAKERS’ PLANS GOING INTO EFFECT THIS SCHOOL YEAR.SYDNEY: NOW, POLITLICAL REPORTER PHIL PRAZAN TAKES A CLOSER LOOK AT A LARGE …

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Austin leaders gather for National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Austin leaders gather for National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

COMING UP..TOM:GOOD EVENING, I’M TOM MILLER. IT’S A GROWING PROBLEM THAT IMPACTS ONE IN FIVE ADULTS. TODAY THE MENTAL HEALTH OF OUR COMMUNITY IS BEING FOCUSED ON BY AUSTIN’S LEADERS.KXAN’S GARY COOPER IS HERE TO EXPLAIN WHAT THE CITY IS DOING TO HELP… AND THE OPTIONS FOR GARYTHERE ARE TONS OF STATS AND FIGURES OUT …

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Texas House looks to bring more mental health services to schools

Texas House looks to bring more mental health services to schools

A DOZEN HURT.ERIN:GOOD EVENING, I’M ERIN CARGILE.A STATE REPORT SAYS ONE IN FIVE CHILDREN HAVE SOME TYPE OF MENTAL HEALTH DISORDER. LAWMAKERS ARE LOOKING AT WAYS TO HELP… STARTING WITH THE PLACE KIDS SPEND THE MOST TIME — SCHOOL.KXAN’S POLITICAL REPORTER PHIL PRAZAN EXPLAINS. DESPITE THE SERENE SETTING AT AISD’S CROCKETT HIGH SCHOOL… TEENAGERS STILL …

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School security, mental health bills were personal for state lawmakers

School security, mental health bills were personal for state lawmakers

INCLUDING MENTAL HEALTH NEEDS. ROBERT:NEW TODAY: TEXAS SENIOR SENATOR JOHN CORNYN SAID HE SUPPORTS CONGRESS LOOKING INTO A NATIONAL RED FLAG LAW.SYDNEY: SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL SAYS LAWMAKERS WILL TAKE UP PRESIDENT TRUMP’S CALL FOR ACTION WHEN THEY RETURN FROM RECESS ON SEPTEMBER 9TH. 11;47;05;10 SO IF THERE ARE THINGS WE CAN DO – …

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