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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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January 8, 2021

We have a new look. TexasStateofMind.org is now MMHPI.org

2021 is the perfect year to start anew. The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute has evolved from an ambitious start-up to a wide-ranging organization with a highly respected body of work that is helping our…

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December 16, 2020

A Unified Vision for Transforming Mental Health & Substance Use Care

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute and our CEO Andy Keller, PhD, are proud to join a historic coalition of the 14 of the nation’s top mental health organizations that are working together to re-envision our…

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December 7, 2020

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

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a significant toll on our nation’s mental health, including a substantial impact on children and families. The pandemic has also caused increases in unemployment and financial pressures, and there have been questions about how philanthropic organizations might help alleviate the burdens this…

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November 11, 2020

Trauma & Grief Center Joins The Hackett Center for Mental Health

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

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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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November 4, 2020

2019 Annual Report

The year 2019 was a landmark year for mental health care in Texas, from a breakthrough legislative session to the creation of programs and initiatives that can improve care for generations of Texans. The 2019…

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October 30, 2020

Collaborative Care Policy Background

The collaborative care model (CoCM) is a proven tool to detect and prevent suicide and overdose in primary care before they become crises. Unfortunately, less than one in twenty Americans can currently access it. CoCM…

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October 15, 2020

Mental Health & Police Reform: Are Intervention Teams Working?

RIGHT Care stands for Rapid Integrated Group Healthcare Team. It started in 2018 after a study from the Meadows Mental Health Institute found the number of mental health-related calls increased by 18 percent from 2012…

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