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…
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…
Fostering Resiliency in the Aftermath of COVID-19: the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston
The Hackett Center for Mental Health was asked by Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston to evaluate the impacts of COVID-19 on youth in the Greater Houston region, and to provide recommendations about...
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…
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 mental health care system, at a time when mental health care needs are increasing across Texas and the country.
“The unprecedented surge of mental health needs, driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, is exacerbating an epidemic of suicide and overdose that was already a decade old and laying bare even longer standing inequities related to racism and equity,” said Andy Keller, PhD, President and CEO of The Meadows Institute. “Fortunately, effective, proven policy solutions are ready to be implemented nationwide, and the Unified Vision provides clear direction on how to do just that. America needs to respond on all levels by committing to scale population-wide, equitable responses now.”
The plan focuses on seven core areas, including:
1. Early Intervention and Prevention
2. Emergency Crisis Response