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May 21, 2024

Op/ed: To reduce suicide, primary care and mental health clinicians need to work together — Congress can help them do it

By: Roshni Koli and Christine Yu Moutier According to the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics, suicide rates increased approximately 36% between 2000–2022. Suicide was responsible for 49,476 deaths in 2022, an all-time high. It’s…

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May 16, 2024

Grant helps cover transportation gaps for Dallas County drug court program

This article was published by the KERA News on May 16, 2024. Read the full article on KERA’s website.  The Dallas County District Attorney’s Office has received a $12,500 grant to help provide transportation to…

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May 15, 2024

New $305 million Austin State Hospital unveiled as Texas revamps psychiatric system

This article was published by the Texas Tribune on May 15, 2024. Read the full article on the Texas Tribune’s website. State leaders on Wednesday unveiled a new $305 million hospital, part of an $2.5…

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May 13, 2024

America Is Losing One of Its Most Precious Assets: Our Brain Power

This article was published by Med City News on May 13, 2024 and authored by Meadows Institute’s Senior Fellow for Brain Capital, Harris Eyre. Read the full article on Med City News’ website. Becoming a…

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April 10, 2024

A gunman stole his twin from him. This is what he’s learned about grieving a sibling

This article was published by NPR on March 21, 2024. Read the full article on NPR’s website. Zion Kelly still thinks of himself as a twin. By the time he and his fraternal twin, Zaire, were in their mid-teens, people often mistook Zaire as the older of…

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March 21, 2024

El Paso Behavioral Health Summit to focus on improving services for children and youth

This article was published by KFOX14 on March 21, 2024. Read the full article on KFOX14’s website.  EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) — A group of local leaders, brought together by the Paso del Norte Health Foundation, gathered…

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March 18, 2024

Implementation of 988 line, community-based programs helping Texas address behavioral health crises

This article was published by State of Reform on March 18, 2024. Read the full article on State of Reform’s website.  Behavioral health experts and community leaders met at the 2024 Texas State of Reform…

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March 13, 2024

Stakeholders discuss options for connecting youths to mental health services in Texas

This article was published by State of Reform on March 13, 2024. Read the full article on State of Reform’s website.  Youth mental health professionals discussed efforts to provide care to children in need at…

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April 10, 2024

A gunman stole his twin from him. This is what he’s learned about grieving a sibling

This article was published by NPR on April 10, 2024. Read or listen to the full story on NPR’s website.  Zion Kelly still thinks of himself as a twin. By the time he and his…

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