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January 23, 2023

New Premier Learning Experiences for School District Leaders in Texas

Due to the winter storms in Texas, the deadline for applications is extended to February 10. Join the Meadows Institute as we launch three new School Mental Health Learning Communities across Texas this year that…

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January 23, 2023

Apply Now: Tarrant County Mental Health Executive Learning Community

Apply between January 23 & February 10 for this premier learning experience to advance school mental health in your district Due to the winter storms in Texas, the deadline for applications is extended to February…

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January 23, 2023

Apply Now: Advancing School Safety & Student Wellness Executive Learning Community

Apply between January 23 & February 10 for this premier learning experience to advance school mental health in your district Due to the winter storms in Texas, the deadline for applications is extended to February…

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January 23, 2023

Apply Now: Northeast Texas School Mental Health Executive Learning Community

Apply between January 23 & February 10 for this premier learning experience to advance school mental health in your district Due to the winter storms in Texas, the deadline for applications is extended to February…

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January 23, 2023

Apply Now: San Antonio Area School Mental Health Executive Learning Community

Apply between January 30 & February 10 for this premier learning experience to advance school mental health in your district Our Challenge The pandemic has exacerbated the nation’s growing mental health crisis, overwhelming school districts…

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December 21, 2022

2022 Children’s Mental Health Summit

The Hackett Center for Mental Health, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Association for Mental Health (MAMH), convened on August 4th and 5th in Austin, Texas to host the 5th annual Children’s Mental Health Summit. After…

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November 22, 2022

Improving Behavioral Health Care for Youth Through Collaborative Care Expansion

As the first phase of a two-phase project with The Commonwealth Fund to advance the collaborative care model (CoCM) for youth, this white paper provides a national scan of Medicaid programs to understand which states…

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November 17, 2022

Five Signs a Grieving Child May Need Help This Holiday Season

HOUSTON – As the holidays approach, Dr. Julie Kaplow with the Trauma and Grief Center is sharing five signs a grieving child may need help. For young people dealing with the death of a loved…

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September 9, 2022

Black girls are experiencing record rates of self-injury and death by suicide

This article was originally published by Youth Today on September 9, 2022. Emergency room visits for suicidal thoughts and self-injury are on the rise, with Black girls and LGBTQ youth experiencing record rates of self-injury…

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September 8, 2022

State telemedicine program allows Texas children to see therapists at schools

This article was originally published by KUT 90.5 Austin on September 8, 2022. Just after sunrise, young children wearing colorful backpacks start walking into Live Oak Elementary School in Austin. At the door, the principal…

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September 8, 2022

Children’s Health to provide about 100 beds for new Dallas psychiatric hospital

This article was originally published by Dallas Morning News on September 8, 2022. A year ago, we celebrated that state officials had partnered with UT Southwestern Medical Center to let the academic institution operate Dallas’…

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September 6, 2022

Trellis Foundation Postsecondary Mental Health & Wellbeing Learning Community

This first-of-its-kind, two-year collaborative for innovative institutions of higher education in Texas is reshaping how they support student and staff mental health. Made possible by the Trellis Foundation, the Learning Community aims to improve...

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September 6, 2022

Nearly 8 million kids lost a parent or primary caregiver to the pandemic

This article was originally published by NPR on September 6, 2022. A new international study estimates that from January 1, 2020, to May, 1, 2022, nearly 8 million kids age 18 and under lost a…

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August 8, 2022

Texans ask lawmakers for more mental health funding

This article was originally published by Spectrum 1 News Texas on August 8, 2022. Students in Uvalde will return to school after Labor Day, but state lawmakers are still trying to understand the tragedy that…

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July 24, 2022

Losing a parent can derail teens’ lives. A high school grief club aims to help

This article was originally published by NPR on July 24, 2022. Shortly after Elizabeth George started her freshman year in high school last fall, her parents tested positive for COVID-19. And Elizabeth stepped up to…

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July 21, 2022

North Texas youth theater company explores mental health crisis in new play

This article was originally published by KERA News on July 21, 2022. A Dallas youth theater company is exploring the way the pandemic affected young people’s mental health through a new play. Cry Havoc Theater…

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July 8, 2022

Hear the voices of North Texas teens on our mental health and gun violence crises

This article was originally published by Dallas Morning News on July 8, 2022. One in five youths between the ages of 9 and 17 experiences a diagnosable mental health disorder. Yet even the most alarming statistics don’t…

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June 24, 2022

Understanding PTSD in Children & Adolescents

In recognition of PTSD Awareness Day, June 27th, 2022, the Trauma and Grief Center is sharing information about PTSD in children and adolescents. The early identification and timely treatment of PTSD in children can help…

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June 7, 2022

North Texas School Mental Health Executive Learning Community

A year-long premiere learning experience for leaders in 19 North Texas school districts. Learning Community members have access to expert consultation from Meadows Institute staff, monthly best-in-class group learning experiences, and cultivated workshop collaboration...

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June 5, 2022

School shooters and mental health. What is Texas actually doing?

This article was originally published by the Dallas Morning News on June 5, 2022. The day after a gunman slaughtered 19 fourth-graders and two teachers at their elementary school in Uvalde, the father of one…

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