Topics Tag: Joe Straus

August 13, 2020

Here’s how Texas must prepare for long battle with COVID-19 mental health issues

The devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic on mental health in our country — from anxiety to depression to suicide — will require a robust response from federal, state and local officials. As the sharp…

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June 17, 2020

Texas legislature should put mental health funding first during pandemic

When the Texas Legislature convenes in January, there will be no shortage of coronavirus-related issues demanding action, from the many hours of lost instructional time for our students to a surge in Texans who have…

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May 17, 2016

Celebrating Two Years & Looking Forward

The Institute’s first year solidly established its leadership and team infrastructure, priorities, and reputation as a trusted resource. Its second year concentrated on statewide policy work, community engagement projects, and the launch of Okay...

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April 16, 2015

Year One Milestones & Momentum: 2014 Achievements – 2015 Priorities

The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute launched on April 16th, 2014, with support from founding philanthropic partners including a $10 million grant from the Meadows Foundation. By leveraging the relationships of our board, collaborative...

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