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September 8, 2022

State telemedicine program allows Texas children to see therapists at schools

This article was originally published by KUT 90.5 Austin on September 8, 2022. Just after sunrise, young children wearing colorful backpacks start walking into Live Oak Elementary School in Austin. At the door, the principal…

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September 6, 2022

Trellis Foundation Postsecondary Mental Health & Wellbeing Learning Community

This first-of-its-kind, two-year collaborative for innovative institutions of higher education in Texas is reshaping how they support student and staff mental health. Made possible by the Trellis Foundation, the Learning Community aims to improve...

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August 8, 2022

Texans ask lawmakers for more mental health funding

This article was originally published by Spectrum 1 News Texas on August 8, 2022. Students in Uvalde will return to school after Labor Day, but state lawmakers are still trying to understand the tragedy that…

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July 24, 2022

Losing a parent can derail teens’ lives. A high school grief club aims to help

This article was originally published by NPR on July 24, 2022. Shortly after Elizabeth George started her freshman year in high school last fall, her parents tested positive for COVID-19. And Elizabeth stepped up to…

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June 22, 2022

‘What did we know in 6th grade?’ — TEA reviewing Uvalde shooter’s school history

This article was originally published by Austin’s KXAN on June 22, 2022. The Texas Education Agency is reviewing “every aspect” of the Uvalde school shooter’s educational history, according to TEA Commissioner Mike Morath. Morath testified…

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June 22, 2022

Uvalde shooter matched the profile of kids treated ‘every day,’ mental health expert testifies

This article was originally published by New York Daily News on June 22, 2022. A Texas mental health expert testified Wednesday that the symptoms attributed to the 18-year-old Uvalde school shooter matches the profiles of…

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June 22, 2022

Mental health experts call for expanding student services after Uvalde massacre

This article was originally published in the Houston Chronicle on June 22, 2022.  Despite growing calls for gun reform in the wake of the Uvalde school shooting, a Texas Senate committee discussing legislative responses to…

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June 20, 2022

Experts say proposed federal gun safety measures might not have prevented Uvalde shooting

This article was originally published in ABC News on June 20, 2022. The federal gun safety proposal announced last week by a bipartisan group of senators in response to the attack on Robb Elementary School in Uvalde,…

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June 7, 2022

North Texas School Mental Health Executive Learning Community

A year-long premiere learning experience for leaders in 19 North Texas school districts. Learning Community members have access to expert consultation from Meadows Institute staff, monthly best-in-class group learning experiences, and cultivated workshop collaboration...

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June 5, 2022

School shooters and mental health. What is Texas actually doing?

This article was originally published by the Dallas Morning News on June 5, 2022. The day after a gunman slaughtered 19 fourth-graders and two teachers at their elementary school in Uvalde, the father of one…

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February 10, 2022

Apply Now for the 2022 North Texas School Mental Health Executive Learning Community

Apply between February 23 & March 9 for this premiere learning experience & advance school mental health in your system Our Challenge COVID-19 has exacerbated the nation’s growing mental health crisis, overwhelming school districts as…

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October 7, 2021

In aftermath of Arlington school shooting, here are resources to help deal with trauma

This article was originally published by Dallas Morning News on October 7, 2021. Following the shooting at Mansfield Timberview High School on Wednesday morning, many students, parents, and educators may be wondering about how this…

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