Policies

December 8, 2020

Texas Senate Committee on Health & Human Services – Mental Health Impact of COVID-19

SUMMARY – On December 8, 2020, Andy Keller, PhD, President and CEO of The Meadows Institute, was invited testimony at the Texas Senate Committee on Health & Human Services. During his presentation, Dr. Keller...

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October 1, 2020

Texas House Committee on Human Services – Interim Charge 2.1

SUMMARY – During the 86th Legislative Interim, in October 2020, Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute provided the Texas House Committee on Human Services with a response to their Request for Information related to Interim...

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October 1, 2020

Texas House Committee on Public Health – Interim Charge 3

SUMMARY – During the 86th Legislative Interim, in October 2020, Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute provided the Texas House Committee on Public Health with a response to their Request for Information related to Interim...

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December 4, 2019

Texas Senate Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety

SUMMARY – During the 86th Legislative Interim, in December 2019, the Senate Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety met to hear testimony. President and CEO Andy Keller, PhD, was invited testimony.

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September 27, 2019

Texas Judicial Council Mental Health Committee

SUMMARY - In June 2016, with the help of former Texas Supreme Court Justice and Institute Board Member Harriet O’Neill, the Texas Judicial Council established the Mental Health Committee to examine the administration of...

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May 27, 2019

86th Regular Legislative Session Wrap Up

SUMMARY - From a mental health perspective, the 86th Legislative Session was one of the most significant in recent memory.

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May 27, 2019

86th Legislature Regular Session Behavioral Health Appropriations

SUMMARY - An overview of appropriations to mental and behavioral health made by the 86th Texas Legislature. From a mental health perspective, the 86th Legislative Session was one of the most significant in recent...

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May 14, 2019

Texas House Committee on Human Services – SB 1177

SUMMARY - On May 14, 2019, Monica Thyssen, MMHPI Senior Director of Health Policy, was invited testimony on SB 1177 at the Texas House Committee on Human Services.  Senate Bill 1177, relating to offering...

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May 6, 2019

Texas House Committee on Defense & Veterans’ Affairs – SB 822

SUMMARY - On May 6, 2019, Kyle Mitchell, JD, MMHPI Senior Director of Veteran and Military Policy, was invited testimony on SB 822 at the Texas House Committee on Defense & Veterans' Affairs.  Senate...

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