Mental Health Policy & Texas’s 88th Legislative Session - MMHPI - Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

Mental Health Policy & Texas’s 88th Legislative Session

2022 Engage & Excel

Session Details

  • Date: October 13, 2022
  • Moderator: Andy Keller, PhD
  • Speaker: The Honorable Dade Phelan
  • Speaker: The Honorable Greg Bonnen, MD
  • Introduction: Shannon Ghangurde, JD

On the eve of Texas’s 88th Legislative Session, the Honorable Dade Phelan, Speaker of the Texas House, and the Honorable Dr. Greg Bonnen, Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, will join The Meadows Institute’s Andy Keller for an exploration of mental health policy efforts in Texas. They’ll discuss the Legislature’s demonstrated investment in mental health during previous sessions, and how recent events like the American Rescue Plan Act and the tragedy in Uvalde, TX might influence the upcoming legislative session. This session will provide insights from two top lawmakers into the achievements, challenges, and momentum of mental health policy in Texas as the 2023 88th session approaches.