“We are extremely honored and grateful to the Daniel Barden Highland Mudfest for this very generous donation. This funding will help us continue our mission of preventing gun violence and support the needs of our community,” said Executive Director Tim Makris.
"Mental illness is a disease that knows no race, gender, socio-economic background or political party. It impacts Americans from all walks of life."
In San Antonio, the police, the county jail, mental-health department, criminal courts, hospitals and homeless programs have worked together to develop the resources to take better care of people with serious mental illness.
Two students were arrested yesterday after school officials became aware of a plot to kill teachers and students at South Pasadena High School. We are so thankful that conscientious bystanders were able to recognize the warning signs and intervene to prevent mass violence.
"Individual wellness is largely a product of what happens in families, schools, communities, and the broader social context, and interventions are more efficient when they target root causes."