Tag: Crisis Response

May 4, 2023

City of Galveston COAST Multidisciplinary Response Program

SUMMARY - COAST is a multidisciplinary, comprehensive response program to improve 9-1-1 mental health emergency call response in the Galveston area designed by the Meadows Institute in partnership with Galveston city and county officials,...

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March 6, 2023

Lifeline: The 988 Podcast

Learn all about 988, the new national suicide and crisis lifeline launched by the U.S. government in July 2022, in this nine-part limited series podcast. The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly known as the National…

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March 1, 2023

City of Abilene Multidisciplinary Community Response Team Study

The City of Abilene launched a multidisciplinary Community Response Team to improve justice system performance in responding to mental health crisis 911 calls. The Meadows Institute was engaged to provide technical assistance, research expertise,...

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February 8, 2023

Former Ohio Governor Kasich, Meadows Institute President & CEO Keller Discuss Historic Federal Investments in Mental Health

AUSTIN – Former Ohio Governor John Kasich and Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute President and CEO Andy Keller, PhD, discussed historic investments in mental health from the 117th U.S. Congress, including the 2022 Federal Omnibus…

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November 18, 2021

Nation’s Leading Mental Health Organizations Offer A Comprehensive Roadmap For Reimagining Crisis Response For Mental Health, Substance Use Disorders & Suicide Prevention

This article was originally published by Mental Health America on November 18, 2021. Washington, D.C. – A collaborative of 15 of the nation’s leading mental health professional organizations, advocacy groups and funders today published a…

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December 16, 2020

A Unified Vision for Transforming Mental Health & Substance Use Care

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute and our CEO Andy Keller, PhD, are proud to join a historic coalition of 14 of the nation’s top mental health organizations that are working together to re-envision our country’s…

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October 9, 2020

Policing in a Pandemic: Peer Support Webinar Series

In April 2020, Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute began filming the “Policing in a Pandemic” virtual peer support series in partnership with the Caruth Police Institute. Guest speakers were invited to discuss topics such as…

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June 29, 2020

Transforming Police Responses to Mental Health Emergencies: Rapid Integrated Group Healthcare Team (RIGHT Care)

SUMMARY - The RIGHT Care Program is a data-driven approach to emergency mental health crisis response that is helping transform criminal justice and health systems in Dallas, across Texas, and nationally.

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December 3, 2018

The Challenge of Identifying, Diverting & Treating Justice-Involved People with Mental Illness

SUMMARY - How to best manage the number of people with mental illnesses who are involved in the criminal justice system is long-standing problem that goes back decades. The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute...

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April 1, 2016

Dallas County Smart Justice Planning Project, Phase One

SUMMARY - The primary goal of this project—made possible by the Caruth Smart Justice Planning Grant—is to improve overall public safety by reducing the number of people with mental illness receiving treatment through involvement...

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