Project Tag: Systems Transformation

Harris County Children, Youth, and Families Systems Assessment

SUMMARY – In 2016, Houston Endowment partnered with the Meadows Institute to conduct a thorough assessment of Harris County’s available mental health resources for children and youth, identifying gaps in the system and offering strategic recommendations and opportunities for growth.

Dallas County Smart Justice Planning Project, Phase One

SUMMARY – The primary goal of this project—made possible by the Caruth Smart Justice Planning Grant—is to improve overall public safety by reducing the number of people with mental illness receiving treatment through involvement with law enforcement and the jail. The project is also expected to lead to improved health outcomes for individuals, better alignment of treatment needs with existing and future system capabilities, and decreased pressure on area emergency rooms.