Integrated Behavioral Health – MMHPI – Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

November 9, 2023

Op-ed: To honor veterans this Veterans Day, increase their access to mental health care

This op-ed is written by Aaron Smith, the vice president of implementation and veteran integration at the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute and a U.S. Navy veteran.   As a nation, we reserve Memorial Day to honor America’s…

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November 7, 2023

“We need to think and do things differently”: Meadows Institute’s Kacie Kelly touts promise of pediatric collaborative care at Milken Institute’s 2023 Future of Health Summit

Even before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, America’s youth were experiencing a mental health crisis, moderator William Brangham said at the start of “Surviving or Thriving: Youth Mental Health in America,” a panel discussion…

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October 3, 2023

From Data to Action: Using Novel Methodologies to Shed Light on Prevalence of Mental Health Needs among Veterans

The Research & Data Analytics team supports the Meadows Institute’s mission by using data to objectively identify gaps in mental healthcare that could cause inequities in mental health care access and services. The team brings…

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October 16, 2023

Meadows Institute leads Pediatric Collaborative Care discussion at the American Psychiatric Association’s 2023 Mental Health Services Conference

The Collaborative Care Model is the integrated behavioral health model with the strongest evidence base to effectively address the needs of our beleaguered mental health care system, including for youth and children, Dr. Andrew Carlo…

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October 30, 2023

One Size Does Not Fit All: The Meadows Institute’s Dr. Julie Kaplow Discusses New Book on Supporting Bereaved Children

Dr. Kaplow’s new book, “Multidimensional Grief Therapy: A Flexible Approach to Assessing and Supporting Bereaved Youth”  This month, to help us commemorate National Children’s Grief Awareness Month, we were privileged to sit down for a…

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June 15, 2021

Meadows Institute Named Recipient of $10 Million Lone Star Prize

On June 15, the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute was named the recipient of the $10 million Lone Star Prize, a Texas-based competition launched in early 2020 to find and fund bold solutions focused on…

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January 21, 2021

Collaborative Care Model

Providing access to mental health care through primary care is the single most important step health systems can take to address the worsening mental health crisis Texas and the nation are facing. The Collaborative Care…

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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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October 30, 2020

Collaborative Care Policy Background

The Collaborative Care Model (CoCM) is an established, team-based approach to integrated care that routinely measures both clinical outcomes and patient goals over time to increase the effectiveness of mental health and substance use disorder…

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