Tag: Coordinated Specialty Care

April 3, 2023

Texas lawmakers consider expanding access to treatment for people experiencing hallucinations or hearing voices

This article was published by Houston Public Media on April 3, 2023. Content warning: this story talks about suicide and severe mental illness. When Ca’Sonya Thomas was 45 years-old, she started hearing voices. It was…

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November 7, 2022

Setting the Record Straight on Mental Health & Texas

Ongoing criticisms that Texas is lagging behind the rest of the country in mental health, and that our leaders haven’t taken it seriously enough and made it a priority, are not only wrong, they are…

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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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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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February 1, 2020

Coordinated Specialty Care

Each year, about 3,000 Texas adolescents and young adults ages 12-35 experience a first episode of psychosis (FEP).Many have access to health insurance through their parents (up to age 26), Medicaid or CHIP, but they…

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