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May 29, 2020

Texas Veterans + Family Alliance

SUMMARY - Texas Veterans + Family Alliance (TV+FA) is an innovative grant program through which local communities can develop solutions and programs to best serve the mental health needs of our veterans and their...

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April 29, 2020

Texas better positioned to support children’s mental health

The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute and The Hackett Center for Mental Health are working with providers, advocates, and state leaders who remain focused on the well-being of Texas children, despite the pandemic. Well in…

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December 21, 2019

Sen Nelson speaks at White House Summit

Texas State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, served as a panelist this week at the White House Summit on Transforming Mental Health Treatment to Combat Homelessness, Violence, and Substance Abuse to discuss innovative ways Texas…

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June 6, 2019

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute Applauds Signing of SB 11 & HB 18

The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) today applauded Gov. Greg Abbott’s signing of SB 11 and HB 18, historic legislation which will improve access to effective mental health care from the family doctor, provide…

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May 27, 2019

86th Legislature Regular Session Behavioral Health Appropriations

SUMMARY - An overview of appropriations to mental and behavioral health made by the 86th Texas Legislature. From a mental health perspective, the 86th Legislative Session was one of the most significant in recent...

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May 6, 2019

Texas House Committee on Defense & Veterans’ Affairs – SB 822

SUMMARY - On May 6, 2019, Kyle Mitchell, JD, MMHPI Senior Director of Veteran and Military Policy, was invited testimony on SB 822 at the Texas House Committee on Defense & Veterans' Affairs.  Senate...

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May 1, 2019

Texas House Committee on Public Health – SB 10

On May 1, 2019, MMHPI President and CEO Andy Keller, PhD, was invited testimony on SB 10 at the Texas House Committee on Public Health.  Senate Bill 10, relating to the creation of the...

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April 30, 2019

Texas House Public Education Committee – SB 435

On April 30, 2019, Kate Volti, MMHPI Director of Program Innovation for Child and Family Policy, was invited testimony on SB 435 at the Texas House Public Education Committee.  Senate Bill 435, relating to...

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March 27, 2019

Texas Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security – SB 822

SUMMARY - On March 27, 2019, Kyle Mitchell, JD, MMHPI Senior Director of Veteran and Military Policy, was invited testimony on SB 822 at the Texas Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security. ...

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March 19, 2019

Texas Senate Committee on Education – SB 435

On March 19, 2019, Marcellina Melvin, MMHPI Director of Program Implementation for Child and Family Policy, was invited testimony on SB 435 at the Texas Senate Committee on Education.  Senate Bill 435, relating to...

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March 11, 2019

Texas Senate Committee on Finance – SB 500

On March 11, 2019, John Petrila, JD, MMHPI Vice President of Adult Policy, was invited testimony on SB 500 at the Texas Senate Committee on Finance. Senate Bill 500 was an appropriations bill filed...

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February 19, 2019

Texas House Committee on Defense & Veterans’ Affairs – Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Veterans and their Families

On February 19, 2019, Kyle Mitchell, JD, MMHPI Senior Director of Veteran and Military Policy, was invited testimony at the Texas House Committee on Defense & Veterans' Affairs. During his presentation, Mr. Mitchell discussed...

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February 12, 2019

Texas Senate Committee on Health & Human Services – SB 10

On February 12, 2019, MMHPI President and CEO Andy Keller, PhD, was invited testimony at the Senate Committee on Health & Human Services. Senate Bill 10, relating to the creation of the Texas Mental...

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August 28, 2018

Texas Joint Legislative Committee on Aging

SUMMARY – In August 2018, the Joint Legislative Committee on Aging met to hear invited and public testimony where Senior Director of Veteran and Military Policy Kyle Mitchell presented on "Improving How Texas Meets...

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June 27, 2018

MMHPI Applauds Sen. Jane Nelson’s Initiatives to Strengthen Texas’ Mental Health System

On June 26, Sen. Jane Nelson announced plans for legislation to strengthen the state’s mental health system. This included creating a consortium to help coordinate state mental health initiatives across health-related institutions of higher education,…

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May 22, 2018

Texas Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs and Border Security

SUMMARY - During the 85th Legislative Interim, Kyle Mitchell, JD, MMHPI Senior Director of Veteran and Military Policy, was invited testimony at the Texas Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Border Security. Mr. Mitchell presented...

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December 5, 2017

Texas House Select Committee on Economic Competitiveness

SUMMARY – During the 85th Legislative Interim, in December 2017, the Texas House Select Committee on Economic Competitiveness met to hear testimony. President and CEO Andy Keller, PhD, was invited testimony and presented on...

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March 29, 2017

Texas Senate Committee on Health & Human Services – SB 292

On March 29, 2017, MMHPI President and CEO Andy Keller, PhD, was invited testimony at the Texas Senate Committee on Health & Human Services. Senate Bill 292, relating to the creation of grant programs...

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March 8, 2017

Texas Senate Committee on Health & Human Service – SB 74

On March 8, 2017, MMHPI President and CEO Andy Keller, PhD, was invited testimony at the Texas Senate Committee on Health & Human Services. Senate Bill 74, relating to the provision of certain behavioral...

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November 11, 2016

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute Recognizes State Leadership for Their Work to Support the Texas Veterans + Family Alliance Grant Program

This Veterans Day, the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute honors the men and women who served our country, and, especially, their families. We also want to recognize the Texas Legislature and our state leaders, especially…

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