Topics Tag: The Hackett Center

September 28, 2021

2020 Annual Report

2020 was a year of unprecedented challenges. A global pandemic tested our resolve and laid bare an emerging mental health crisis. And a national reckoning on race made us reevaluate our society and everyone’s place…

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September 3, 2021

4th Annual Nantucket Children’s Mental Health Summit

    The Hackett Center for Mental Health, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Association for Mental Health (MAMH), recently convened and hosted the 4th Annual Nantucket Children’s Mental Health Summit. This was the second year…

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August 20, 2021

Mental health challenges await students, educators as they head back to school

Back to school might foster hopeful thoughts of back to normal. Unfortunately, nothing about COVID-19 has been normal, and returning to the classroom will require a thoughtful approach to address the significant mental health needs…

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December 7, 2020

Philanthropy Roundtable Survey: Children’s Mental Health Funding in the Time of COVID-19

The post below coauthored by the Meadows Institute’s Patrick Tennant, PhD, and The Hackett Center for Mental Health’s Gary Blau, PhD, was originally posted by Philanthropy Roundtable on December 7, 2020.  The COVID-19 pandemic has taken…

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November 11, 2020

Trauma & Grief Center Joins The Hackett Center for Mental Health

The Hackett Center for Mental Health, the first regional center of the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute, announced it is now home to the Trauma and Grief (TAG) Center, which raises the standard of care…

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August 4, 2020

2020 Nantucket Children’s Mental Health Summit

The Hackett Center for Mental Health, along with Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) and the Massachusetts Association for Mental Health (MAMH) hosted the third annual Nantucket Children’s Mental Health Summit July 28th and 29th. Of…

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April 29, 2020

Texas better positioned to support children’s mental health

The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute and The Hackett Center for Mental Health are working with providers, advocates, and state leaders who remain focused on the well-being of Texas children, despite the pandemic. Well in…

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July 29, 2019

2019 Nantucket Children’s Mental Health Summit

From July 31-August 2, The Hackett Center for Mental Health is hosting the second annual “Nantucket Children’s Mental Health Summit.” This unique and important event, brings together the leading minds in children’s mental health...

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July 16, 2019

The Hackett Center for Mental Health Names Renowned Mental Health Policy Expert Dr. Gary Blau As New Executive Director

The Hackett Center for Mental Health announced today that Gary M. Blau, Ph.D., will be its new Executive Director. For the past 15 years, Dr. Blau has served as Chief of the Child, Adolescent and…

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April 17, 2019

Post-Harvey survey shows that mental health problems are pervasive

The Hurricane Harvey Registry revealed something researchers have known for decades: natural disasters contribute to mental health problems. The registry’s recently announced initial findings showed nearly two-thirds of respondents experienced Harvey-related mental health difficulties,...

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December 17, 2018

In Texas, an Innovative Spirit Infuses Mental Health Care

The American Communities Project explored health and socioeconomic trends across our 15 community types in our first report this fall, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. We also took deep dives into five communities…

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January 8, 2018

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute Receives $20 Million Gift from Maureen & Jim Hackett

Maureen and Jim Hackett have made a transformative gift of $20 million to the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI), dedicated to making Harris County and the broader Gulf Coast region the national leader in…

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