Tag: Multisystemic Therapy
Setting the Record Straight on Mental Health & Texas
This article was originally published by the Texas Tribune on November 7, 2022 and is authored by Meadows Institute President and CEO, Andy Keller, PhD. Ongoing criticisms that Texas is lagging behind the rest of…
Day 2 Highlights
Engage & Excel 2022
Day 2 Highlights
The Engage & Excel Conference continued this morning for its second and final day. Attendees and speakers involved in mental health from diverse industries came together to share their perspectives on the most daunting challenges…
House Select Committee on Youth Health & Safety
SUMMARY - During his invited testimony, President and CEO Andy Keller, PhD, discussed the dramatic increase in mental health needs and pediatric ER visits resulting from suicide attempts and answered questions from committee members.
87th Texas Legislature Regular Session Wrap Up
SUMMARY - Throughout what was a challenging and, at times, divisive legislative session, one area of full agreement among state leaders was that mental health continues to be paramount to Texas’ present and future.
Multisystemic Therapy for Texas Youth
Multisystemic Therapy (MST) is a proven family- and community-based treatment for at-risk youth with intensive needs and their families. It has proven most effective for treating youth who have committed violent offenses, have serious mental…
Texas Senate Select Committee on Violence in Schools and School Security Interim Report to the 86th Legislature
SUMMARY – In the wake of the Santa Fe school shooting, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick appointed a bi-partisan Select Committee, headed by Senate Education Committee Chairman Larry Taylor, to review comprehensive strategies to address...