Tag: Community Engagement

September 5, 2023

‘COVID ProTEXion Campaign’ boosts awareness, vaccinations for Texans with severe mental illness

When the COVID-19 outbreak first hit the country in January 2020, William Boyd, executive director of PHOENIX House in Abilene, Texas, a membership-based community for people living with mental illness or trauma, felt like he…

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August 28, 2023

The Texas Vaccine Equity Sprint

SUMMARY - People with serious mental illness (SMI) are at high risk of dying from COVID-19. To help educate this population about vaccinations and opportunities to get vaccinated, the Meadows Institute engaged community organizations...

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