Tag: Collaborative Care

June 26, 2024

The Need for a Pediatric Treatment Resistant Depression Center of Excellence

SUMMARY - Treatment resistant depression is a growing problem for children in Texas and the United States. Twenty percent of children experience an episode of major depression before adulthood and rates of reported depression...

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June 20, 2024

‘This is the future’

Meadows Institute leaders address APA’s Collaborative Care Model Residency Training Education Conference JUNE 20, 2024 Meadows Institute Chief Medical Officer Dr. Roshni Koli addresses the APA’s Collaborative Care Model Residency Training Education Conference June 17…

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May 31, 2024

A Texas Solution to a National Challenge: How Telehealth Can Bolster Youth Mental Health in the Near-Term

SUMMARY - The nation’s young people are facing a growing mental health challenge, one that has been amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic and mental health workforce shortages. This extends to Texas children and youth...

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May 6, 2024

The Meadows Institute Spotlights Integrated Behavioral Health Care on “Health Uncensored With Dr. Drew.”

Dr. Drew brought national attention to integrated behavioral health care on an episode of his Fox Business program that aired on May 5, 2024. Andy Keller, the president and CEO of the Meadows Institute, and Roshni…

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February 16, 2024

Extending the Clinical Impact of Behavioral Health Prescribing Clinicians Using the Collaborative Care Model

For years, the prevalence of behavioral health conditions has been increasing in the United States, with the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbating this troubling trend. The demand for behavioral health treatment currently far outpaces the supply due…

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December 8, 2023

“Access, access, access”: pediatric collaborative care takes center stage at Advancing Behavioral Health and Policy Summit

Jason Richie, director of public health, Milken Institute (l), and Meadows Institute’s Vice President of Care Innovation Clare McNutt field questions from the audience at the Advancing Behavioral Health and Policy Summit in Washington, D.C….

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October 16, 2023

Meadows Institute leads Pediatric Collaborative Care discussion at the American Psychiatric Association’s 2023 Mental Health Services Conference

The Collaborative Care Model is the integrated behavioral health model with the strongest evidence base to effectively address the needs of our beleaguered mental health care system, including for youth and children, Dr. Andrew Carlo…

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October 12, 2023

Facing off Tsunami: Innovative Mental Health Care to the Rescue

President & CEO Andy Keller was a recent guest on The NeuroCentury Podcast, a series of conversations about the importance of the brain in the times we live in, in which he and host Paweł…

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August 7, 2023

Meadows Institute leads integrated behavioral health care discussion at APA’s annual convention

The Institute’s Vice President of Health System Integration Andrew Carlo, MD moderated a discussion on the application and sustainability of pediatric integrated care models such as the Collaborative Care Model Aug. 5 at the American…

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August 7, 2023

Behavioral Health Integration and Guidance Initiative

SUMMARY - The Meadows Institute partnered with Children’s Health, a top-rated children’s hospital in North Texas, to train pediatric health care providers to detect and treat mild-to-moderate behavioral health conditions such as anxiety, stress...

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July 26, 2023

Pediatric and Adolescent Collaborative Care Roundtable

The nation is facing a critical youth and mental health crisis. Half of all mental health conditions manifest by age 14, and yet children and youth are waiting an average of eight to 10 years…

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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 30, 2023

88th Texas Legislature Regular Session Wrap Up

SUMMARY – The 88th Legislature delivered a record $11.68 billion for behavioral health, an increase of more than 30% from the previous session. Senator Joan Huffman, Chair of the Senate Finance Committee, called it...

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June 12, 2023

Meadows Institute Takes to Capitol Hill in Support of Collaborative Care Expansion

More than 70 congressional health care staffers, federal agency officials, business innovators and leaders from mental health advocacy and professional associations crowded into a meeting room at the United States Capitol Visitor Center June 7…

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June 7, 2023

Improving Behavioral Health Care for Youth Through Collaborative Care Expansion

The country is in the midst of an ongoing and worsening youth mental health crisis. Nearly half of all U.S. teenagers report that they struggle with persistent feelings of sadness and hopelessness. Eleven percent of…

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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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April 27, 2023

Collaborative Care Implementation Costs Across Health Care Systems

Collaborative Care (CoCM) is an evidence-based treatment model for behavioral health integration. Typically implemented in general medical or pediatric settings, CoCM leverages the services of a specially trained behavioral health care manager to collaboratively manage…

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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 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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