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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November 26, 2019

The Cost of Depression

In the United States, one in five adults (20%) will experience a clinically significant form of depression in their lifetime. About 7.5% of the US workforce has depression in any year. The impact of...

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November 26, 2019

Prevention

The prevention of mental disorders includes interventions targeting an array of groups, including the general population, those at high risk for developing behavioral health conditions, and those just beginning to display symptoms that are...

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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 26, 2019

First Episode Psychosis Care

A new approach called First Episode Psychosis (FEP) Care starts treatment as early after initial psychosis as possible, and helps people remain on their developmental trajectories. A team of specialists provides FEP care, including...

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November 12, 2019

To Combat the Mental Health & Substance Use Public Health Crisis Employer, Physician & Policy Groups Partner

– Rates of suicide and drug-related deaths are at record levels. This crisis is being exacerbated by inadequate access to care for mental health and substance use for Americans across the country. To realign market forces...

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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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May 3, 2019

Texoma leaders participating in local mental health study

The assessment, a first of its kind for this area, will gather data from health care providers, law enforcement, nonprofit organizations, schools, businesses, the judiciary and city and county leaders.

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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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