March 30, 2022

Andy Keller, PhD, Testifies Before U.S. Senate Committee on Finance about Parity & Care Integration

On Wednesday, March 30, Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute President and CEO, Andy Keller, PhD, is presenting invited testimony to the United States Senate Committee on Finance to discuss ways of ensuring parity and integration…

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February 10, 2022

Apply Now for the 2022 North Texas School Mental Health Executive Learning Community

Apply between February 23 & March 9 for this premiere learning experience & advance school mental health in your system Our Challenge COVID-19 has exacerbated the nation’s growing mental health crisis, overwhelming school districts as…

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December 13, 2021

San Antonio Innovative Mental Wellness Program to Join Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

SAN ANTONIO– In response to the rapid growth of its innovative mental wellness initiative, the five nonprofits comprising the San Antonio Mobile Mental Wellness Collaborative announced today that on January 17, 2022, the program will…

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October 5, 2021

Press Release: Senator Jane Nelson Honored with First Tom Luce Award for Mental Health

AUSTIN – Senator Jane Nelson, whose contributions to better mental health policy, particularly for children, have helped Texas vastly improve its mental health care systems, was named the first recipient of The Tom Luce Award…

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June 16, 2022

Mental health patients drowning in shallow pool of providers

This article was originally published El Paso Matters on June 16, 2022.  A sense of relief overcame Jorge when he finally landed a job in March 2021 after being out of work for 10 months…

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June 5, 2022

School shooters and mental health. What is Texas actually doing?

This article was originally published by the Dallas Morning News on June 5, 2022. The day after a gunman slaughtered 19 fourth-graders and two teachers at their elementary school in Uvalde, the father of one…

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June 3, 2022

Galveston Celebrates New Mental Health Unit, Hurdles Remain

This article was originally published by the The Galveston Daily News on June 3, 2022. The city of Galveston on Thursday publicly committed to a bold new policing initiative that will create a unit to…

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June 2, 2022

Galveston to Introduce Mental Health Response Unit

This article was originally published by The Galveston Daily News on June 2, 2022. When someone calls 911 in Galveston, three services stand by to respond to the emergency — police, fire and emergency medical…

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June 2, 2022

Texas community to form holistic mental health crisis response teams

This article was originally published by American City & County on June 2, 2022. For decades, the responsibility of helping those experiencing a mental health crisis has fallen to police departments, and communities across the…

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