Policy Updates

Ensuring lawmakers and their staffs have data-based information is crucial to helping elevate and improve the mental health care system in Texas. The Meadows Institute helps lawmakers make informed policy decisions through non-partisan data, research, and invited committee testimony, with the goal of improving care and access to mental health and substance use disorder treatments.

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December 8, 2020

Texas Senate Committee on Health & Human Services – Mental Health Impact of COVID-19

SUMMARY – On December 8, 2020, Andy Keller, PhD, President and CEO of The Meadows Institute, was invited testimony at the Texas Senate Committee...

October 1, 2020

Texas House Committee on Human Services – Interim Charge 2.1

SUMMARY – During the 86th Legislative Interim, in October 2020, Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute provided the Texas House Committee on Human Services with...

October 1, 2020

Texas House Committee on Public Health – Interim Charge 3

SUMMARY – During the 86th Legislative Interim, in October 2020, Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute provided the Texas House Committee on Public Health with...