Tag: Workforce

June 15, 2021

Press Release: Meadows Institute Named Recipient of $10 Million Lone Star Prize

Today, the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute was named the recipient of the $10 million Lone Star Prize, awarded by Lyda Hill Philanthropies and Lever for Change, a Texas-based competition launched in early 2020. The…

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June 15, 2021

Meadows Institute Named Recipient of $10 Million Lone Star Prize

On June 15, the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute was named the recipient of the $10 million Lone Star Prize, a Texas-based competition launched in early 2020 to find and fund bold solutions focused on…

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January 8, 2021

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute among finalists selected for $10 million Lone Star Prize to improve quality of life of Texans

Award will focus on building healthier, stronger communities throughout Texas This week, Lyda Hill Philanthropies and Lever for Change announced that The Lone Star Depression Challenge, led by the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute in…

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March 23, 2020

Personal Protective Equipment & the Behavioral Health Workforce

The scarcity of coronavirus personal protective equipment (PPE) has been a concern for health care providers across the United States, and that definitely includes the many people who provide in-person services related to severe mental…

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June 12, 2017

Texas Mental Health Professionals Encouraged to Apply for Loan Repayment Assistance

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Loan Repayment Program for Mental Health Professionals is currently accepting applications for student loan repayment assistance. The funds are available for certain eligible mental health professionals providing care…

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March 9, 2017

Texas House Committee on County Affairs

SUMMARY – In March 2017, the House Committee on County Affairs met to hear testimony. President and CEO Andy Keller, PhD, was invited testimony, presenting on "Texas Mental Health Workforce Needs."

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March 1, 2017

Texas Senate Committee on Health & Human Services – SB 674

On March 1, 2017, MMHPI President and CEO Andy Keller, PhD, was invited testimony at the Texas Senate Committee on Health & Human Services. Senate Bill 674, relating to licensing for certain health professions,...

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