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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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October 13, 2022

Highlights from Day 1 of
Engage & Excel 2022

This morning we kicked off Engage & Excel 2022 both virtually and in-person to an enthusiastic audience in Plano, TX. Below are highlights from our morning kickoff and a few of today’s Breakout Sessions—deep dives…

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March 30, 2022

New bipartisan effort to expand mental health access nationwide

This article was originally published by Cox Media Group on March 30, 2022. WASHINGTON — During the pandemic, drug overdoses and suicide attempts have spiked, which has sparked a new bipartisan effort to improve mental health services…

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March 30, 2022

Andy Keller, PhD, Testifies Before U.S. Senate Committee on Finance about Parity & Care Integration

On Wednesday, March 30, Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute President and CEO, Andy Keller, PhD, is presenting invited testimony to the United States Senate Committee on Finance to discuss ways of ensuring parity and integration…

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October 18, 2021

House Select Committee on Youth Health & Safety

SUMMARY - During his invited testimony, President and CEO Andy Keller, PhD, discussed the dramatic increase in mental health needs and pediatric ER visits resulting from suicide attempts and answered questions from committee members.

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September 13, 2021

Press Release: Eighteen Organizations Express Support for the Collaborate in an Orderly and Cohesive Manner (COCM) Act

Legislation to improve access to evidence-based mental health and substance use care introduced by Reps. Lizzie Fletcher (D-TX) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) Austin, TX —The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute and 17 organizations have…

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September 3, 2021

4th Annual Nantucket Children’s Mental Health Summit

    The Hackett Center for Mental Health, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Association for Mental Health (MAMH), recently convened and hosted the 2021 Nantucket Children’s Mental Health Summit. This was the second year the…

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July 7, 2021

87th Texas Legislature Regular Session Wrap Up

SUMMARY - Throughout what was a challenging and, at times, divisive legislative session, one area of full agreement among state leaders was that mental health continues to be paramount to Texas’ present and future.

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June 15, 2021

Press Release: Meadows Institute Named Recipient of $10 Million Lone Star Prize

Today, the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute was named the recipient of the $10 million Lone Star Prize, awarded by Lyda Hill Philanthropies and Lever for Change, a Texas-based competition launched in early 2020. The…

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June 15, 2021

Meadows Institute Named Recipient of $10 Million Lone Star Prize

On June 15, the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute was named the recipient of the $10 million Lone Star Prize, a Texas-based competition launched in early 2020 to find and fund bold solutions focused on…

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April 28, 2021

U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions

SUMMARY - During his invited testimony, President and CEO Andy Keller, PhD, discussed the mental health impacts of COVID-19 and how lessons learned in Texas can be used nationally to address mental health and...

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April 9, 2021

Texas Senate Committee on Health & Human Services – SB 672

SUMMARY - Meadows Institute CEO Andy Keller, PhD, was invited testimony before the committee on SB 672. Senate Bill 672, relating to Medicaid coverage of certain collaborative care management services, was authored by...

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March 17, 2021

Measurement-Based Care in the Treatment of Mental Health & Substance Use Disorders

SUMMARY – This report expands upon the 2015 Kennedy Forum report to include additional measures and research supporting the use of MBC for the treatment of mental health and substance use disorders in primary,...

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March 15, 2021

Texas House Committee on County Affairs – Mental Health Landscape & COVID-19

SUMMARY – Meadows Institute CEO Andy Keller, PhD, was invited to testify before the committee on the mental health impacts of COVID-19.

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March 4, 2021

Texas House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Article II

SUMMARY – On March 4, 2021, Andy Keller, PhD, President and CEO of the Meadows Institute, was invited testimony at the Texas House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Article II. During his presentation, Dr. Keller...

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March 4, 2021

CEO Andy Keller Testifies on COVID-19 Mental Health Impacts, Recommendations

AUSTIN – Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute President and CEO Andy Keller, PhD, presented invited testimony to the Texas House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Article II, Thursday morning about the significant mental health impacts of…

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February 23, 2021

2020 Devastated U.S. Mental Health — Healing must be a Priority

This opinion piece was coauthored by the Meadows Institute’s Andy Keller, PhD and National Alliance on Mental Illness CEO, Daniel H. Gillison, Jr. It was originally published by The Hill on February 23, 2021. It…

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January 22, 2021

Primary Care Is Key to Reversing COVID-Related Suicide, Overdose Trends

The post below by the Meadows Institute’s Andy Keller, PhD, was originally posted by American Communities Project on January 22, 2021. Even as we were in the process of projecting them, the numbers were sobering….

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January 21, 2021

Collaborative Care Model

Providing access to mental health care through primary care is the single most important step health systems can take to address the worsening mental health crisis Texas and the nation are facing. The Collaborative Care…

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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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