Topics Tag: Veterans

May 19, 2022

What are the biggest mental health needs for veterans?

This article was originally published by Fox7 Austin on May 19, 2022. AUSTIN, Texas – Sean Hanna, VP of Systems Innovation & Veteran Integration at the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute joins FOX 7 Austin’s Mike Warren to discuss…

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November 11, 2020

Honoring Our Veterans

  On Veterans Day, the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute honors the men and women who have served our country. One of our core missions is to honor their service and sacrifice by helping ensure…

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September 14, 2020

A new effort creates a coordinated mental health delivery system for veterans & their families

The North Texas Collaborative, a new organization formed by five D-FW agencies, aims to expand access to mental health care for area veterans and their family members. “With over 20 veterans losing their lives to…

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June 15, 2020

Impacts of a COVID-Induced Economic Recession on MHSUD in Veterans (COVID-19 Impact Series, Volume 2)

In our first in a series of white papers on the anticipated impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute sought to examine and project the impacts of COVID-19 on the mental health…

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May 26, 2020

Mental Health Awareness Month: A Focus on Veterans & Their Families

Texas is proud to be home to the second largest population of veterans in the country, and we have an obligation to care for those who have served bravely, and the people whose support made…

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November 26, 2019

Posttraumatic Stress

Posttraumatic stress (PTS), also known as Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), is a mental health issue that can develop after witnessing or experiencing a traumatic, or life-threatening event.

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November 11, 2016

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute Recognizes State Leadership for Their Work to Support the Texas Veterans + Family Alliance Grant Program

This Veterans Day, the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute honors the men and women who served our country, and, especially, their families. We also want to recognize the Texas Legislature and our state leaders, especially…

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November 11, 2015

Texas Leaders Announce Texas Veterans + Family Alliance

Veterans Day 2015 marks the launch of a bold initiative by the State of Texas to address the mental health needs of veterans and military families: Texas Veterans + Family Alliance. Texas Veterans + Family…

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October 13, 2015

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute Named Administrator of Texas Veterans + Family Alliance Pilot Phase Grant Program

The Texas Health and Human Service Commission (HHSC) recently named the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) administrator of Texas Veterans + Family Alliance, a pilot-phase grant program established by Senate Bill 55 during the…

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April 16, 2015

Year One Milestones & Momentum: 2014 Achievements – 2015 Priorities

The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute launched on April 16th, 2014, with support from founding philanthropic partners including a $10 million grant from the Meadows Foundation. By leveraging the relationships of our board, collaborative...

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