June 17, 2024

Texas Blue Chip Program Expands Statewide to Support Law Enforcement Mental Health  

DALLAS, TEXAS (June 17, 2024) – The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute in partnership with the Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT), local police leadership, and The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) today announced the…

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April 18, 2024

Trellis Foundation and the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute Will Host the 2024 Higher Education Policy Summit in Austin April 19

This unique statewide summit brings together thought leaders and policymakers from across Texas and the nation to discuss opportunities to improve postsecondary mental health services for students and staff and address workforce shortages. Austin, TX…

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August 21, 2023

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute Launches Texas Blue Chip Program

DALLAS, Texas (August 21, 2023) – The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute is proud to announce the official launch of the Texas Blue Chip Program, a groundbreaking initiative aimed at offering law enforcement officers an additional…

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July 26, 2023

Specialized Therapy Team Launches to Support At-Risk Youth in Uvalde, Comal, & Hays Counties

NEW BRAUNFELS – A specialized response team was introduced today to support at-risk youth in need of intensive assistance in Uvalde, Comal, and Hays Counties. The new Multisystemic Therapy (MST) team was funded as part of the state’s…

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July 20, 2023

New Study Finds Grief Therapy May Reduce Violent Behavior Among Incarcerated Youth

A new research study published in the American Psychological Association’s journal, Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, and co-authored by Dr. Julie Kaplow, executive director of the Trauma and Grief Center at the Meadows Mental…

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June 29, 2023

El Paso County Sheriff Wiles Honored by El Paso Behavioral Health Consortium

Awarded the Consortium Mental Health Champion Award EL PASO – El Paso County Sheriff Richard Wiles was honored today with the Consortium Mental Health Champion Award for his significant contributions to regional mental healthcare by…

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May 2, 2023

Pediatric Mental Health Initiative from Children’s Health & Meadows Institute Expands Access to Behavioral Health Services for 150,000 Families in Inaugural Year

Organizations share impressive results from first training program to address the pediatric mental health crisis and support pediatric providers DALLAS – A new pediatric mental health initiative launched by Children’s Health, one of the largest…

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April 17, 2023

The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute Announces Additional $10 Million Contribution from The Meadows Foundation

DALLAS – A $10 million gift from The Meadows Foundation will help the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute make mental-health care available to more Texans. “Ten years ago, The Meadows Foundation saw an opportunity to…

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March 20, 2023

Meadows Institute President & CEO Testifies on Need for Mental Health & Brain Research Institute of Texas

AUSTIN, Texas – Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute President and CEO Andy Keller, PhD, today gave invited testimony before the Texas House Higher Education Committee on the importance of legislation to create the Mental Health…

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