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March 1, 2024

Aiming to address the youth behavioral health crisis, Hawaii experts look towards Texas initiatives

This article was published by State of Reform on March 1, 2024. Read the full article on State of Reform’s website.  As more states across the nation ramp up efforts to increase and provide access to behavioral…

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January 4, 2024

Silent struggles: Grieving Houston-area students’ well-being at stake as COVID-19 funds fade

This article was published by Houston Landing on January 4, 2024. Each day after his shift as a machine operator, Eliberto Ortega used to walk through the front door of his east Houston home, take…

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January 2, 2024

Most Texans can’t find or afford mental health care, according to a new report

This article was originally published by Texas Public Radio on January 2, 2024. This story discusses data related to mental health. For resources and support, call 988 to reach the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, or…

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December 8, 2023

Mental health picture for North Texas kids is grim, but there is a silver lining

This opinion article was originally published by the Dallas Morning News on December 8, 2023. It is heartbreaking, although not surprising, to learn that our kids are struggling with their mental health. A recent report…

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November 29, 2023

Winners Announced: 2023 Excellence in Healthcare Awards

This article was originally published in D Magazine on November 29, 2023. D CEO revealed its Excellence in Healthcare winners for 2023 at a private event last night at On the Levee in the Design…

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October 30, 2023

One Size Does Not Fit All: The Meadows Institute’s Dr. Julie Kaplow Discusses New Book on Supporting Bereaved Children

Dr. Kaplow’s new book, “Multidimensional Grief Therapy: A Flexible Approach to Assessing and Supporting Bereaved Youth”  This month, to help us commemorate National Children’s Grief Awareness Month, we were privileged to sit down for a…

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September 25, 2023

Senator Cornyn hosts Dallas roundtable on fentanyl, touts bill to decriminalize test strips

This article was published by Dallas Morning News on September 25, 2023. Sen. John Cornyn wears a gray rubber bracelet under the cuff of his dress shirt. It is inscribed with angel wings and the…

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September 15, 2023

Finalists Announced: D CEO’s 2023 Excellence in Healthcare Awards

This article was published by D Magazine on September 15, 2023. The region’s healthcare organizations continue to persevere, despite headwinds that have increased costs, ongoing threats in the workplace, and an ever-changing regulatory environment. North…

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September 13, 2023

Network connects pediatricians with mental health professionals to treat growing number of children

This article was published by CBS Austin on September 13, 2023. Texas children have a hard time accessing mental health care, but a state program is helping pediatricians and primary care doctors fill the gap….

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September 7, 2023

Discussing school safety with kids

This article was published by Click2Houston on September 7, 2023. Students are well-informed about school safety and they probably have more opinions than you may know. That is why discussing fears or concerns with your…

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August 30, 2023

Collaborative Care Model Technical Assistance Tools

SUMMARY - This set of technical assistance tools was developed to support primary care practice teams seeking to implement the Collaborative Care Model with high fidelity and help guide health systems through the essential...

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August 28, 2023

6th Annual Children’s Mental Health Summit in Boston

The Hackett Center for Mental Health, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Association for Mental Health (MAMH), convened on August 8-9 in Boston, MA to host the 6th annual Children’s Mental Health Summit. After last year’s…

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August 7, 2023

San Antonio Mobile Mental Wellness Collaborative

SUMMARY - This collaborative formed in 2019 to provide free, unified mental health services directly at campuses of underserved schools where transportation remains a barrier to students finding care. Since 2022, the Meadows Institute...

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July 26, 2023

Uvalde, Comal, & Hays Counties Introduce Multi-Systemic Therapy Team to Support At-Risk Youth at Kickoff Event

On July 26, the Meadows Institute participated in a kickoff event to introduce a new Multisystemic Therapy (MST) specialized response team supporting at-risk youth in Uvalde, Comal, and Hays Counties. The event, hosted by Hill…

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July 26, 2023

Using Digital Technology to Respond to the Youth Mental Health Crisis

This article was published by The Commonwealth Fund on July 26, 2023 and is authored by the Meadows Institute’s Kacie Kelly, Lindsey Engelman, and Solome Tibebu. Mental illness among young people in the United States…

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June 6, 2023

Calling all Investors & Innovators: Help Texas Solve the Youth Mental Health Crisis

Texas is well-positioned to become a global leader in youth mental health through demonstrating effective strategies for increasing access to care and improving outcomes. The right business and investment environment for fostering rapid innovation exists,…

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June 1, 2023

“We are all winners here”: Meadows Institute brings behavioral health innovation showcase to Houston

When the six winners of the Telosity Mental Health Innovation Challenge, a national behavioral innovation challenge that drew more than 200 contestants from across the country, took to the stage this week at TMC Innovation…

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May 2, 2023

Pediatric Mental Health Initiative from Children’s Health & Meadows Institute Expands Access to Behavioral Health Services for 150,000 Families in Inaugural Year

Organizations share impressive results from first training program to address the pediatric mental health crisis and support pediatric providers DALLAS – A new pediatric mental health initiative launched by Children’s Health, one of the largest…

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November 28, 2022

Expanding Collaborative Care in Medicaid Can Combat the Country’s Youth Mental Health Crisis

This article was published by The Commonwealth Fund on November 28, 2022 and is authored by the Meadows Institute’s Melissa Rowan and Kacie Kelly. Even before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, America’s youth were…

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October 14, 2022

Engage & Excel 2022
Day 2 Highlights

The Engage & Excel Conference continued this morning for its second and final day. Attendees and speakers involved in mental health from diverse industries came together to share their perspectives on the most daunting challenges…

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