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March 20, 2023

Meadows Institute President & CEO Testifies on Need for Mental Health & Brain Research Institute of Texas

AUSTIN, Texas – Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute President and CEO Andy Keller, PhD, today gave invited testimony before the Texas House Higher Education Committee on the importance of legislation to create the Mental Health…

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November 7, 2022

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…

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March 31, 2022

“Ghost Networks” for Mental Health

This article was originally published by Mindsite News on March 31, 2022. Senate finance committee goes to bat for mental health parity The United States Senate Committee on Finance held its third hearing on mental…

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March 30, 2022

County awards contract for Mental Health Needs Assessment

This article was originally published by the Hays Free Press on March 30, 2022. HAYS COUNTY — Hays County is making progress in addressing the area’s mental health needs.  On March 22, the Hays County…

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March 30, 2022

‘Time Has Run Out’: Senate Committee Sends Strong Message About Mental Health Parity Enforcement

This article was originally published by Behavioral Health Business on March 30, 2022. Members of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee put insurers on notice as they explored ways to better enforce the 13-year-old parity enforcement…

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November 5, 2021

Texans Have the Lowest Access to Mental Health Professionals but There is a Path Forward

This article was written by Bill Smith and Meadows Institute CEO Andy Keller and was originally published by Dallas Morning News on November 5, 2021. The exacerbation of mental health needs during the COVID-19 pandemic…

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October 5, 2021

Press Release: Senator Jane Nelson Honored with First Tom Luce Award for Mental Health

AUSTIN – Senator Jane Nelson, whose contributions to better mental health policy, particularly for children, have helped Texas vastly improve its mental health care systems, was named the first recipient of The Tom Luce Award…

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