Schools & Education Archives - MMHPI - Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

January 23, 2023

New Premier Learning Experiences for School District Leaders in Texas

Apply by February 3 to Advance School Mental Health in Your District Join the Meadows Institute as we launch three new School Mental Health Learning Communities across Texas this year that aim to address the…

Learn more
January 23, 2023

Apply Now: Tarrant County Mental Health Executive Learning Community

Apply between January 23 & February 3 for this premier learning experience to advance school mental health in your district Our Challenge 1 in 5 children in the U.S. show symptoms of mental health disorders…

Learn more
January 23, 2023

Apply Now: Advancing School Safety & Student Wellness Executive Learning Community

Apply between January 23 & February 3 for this premier learning experience to advance school mental health in your district Our Challenge Districts are seeing a variety of concerning trends, including: Increases in student aggression,…

Learn more
January 23, 2023

Apply Now: Northeast Texas School Mental Health Executive Learning Community

Apply between January 23 & February 3 for this premier learning experience to advance school mental health in your district Our Challenge School districts are overwhelmed as they work to meet the needs of students…

Learn more
October 19, 2022

Chicago Mental Health Crisis Pilot Promising, Small — and Still Using Police

This article was originally published by Bloomberg News on October 19, 2022. A Chicago pilot program that dispatches mental health clinicians and emergency medical responders to some 911 calls has connected 385 people to care…

Learn more
October 13, 2022

Galena Park ISD launches ‘Handle with Care’ program to help kids coping with trauma

This article was originally published by the Houston Chronicle on October 13, 2022. Educators are teaming up with law enforcement to launch a program at a Houston-area school district that aims to quickly link students…

Learn more
June 22, 2022

‘What did we know in 6th grade?’ — TEA reviewing Uvalde shooter’s school history

This article was originally published by Austin’s KXAN on June 22, 2022. The Texas Education Agency is reviewing “every aspect” of the Uvalde school shooter’s educational history, according to TEA Commissioner Mike Morath. Morath testified…

Learn more
June 22, 2022

Uvalde shooter matched the profile of kids treated ‘every day,’ mental health expert testifies

This article was originally published by New York Daily News on June 22, 2022. A Texas mental health expert testified Wednesday that the symptoms attributed to the 18-year-old Uvalde school shooter matches the profiles of…

Learn more
June 22, 2022

Mental health experts call for expanding student services after Uvalde massacre

This article was originally published in the Houston Chronicle on June 22, 2022.  Despite growing calls for gun reform in the wake of the Uvalde school shooting, a Texas Senate committee discussing legislative responses to…

Learn more