It's a Texas State of Mind

Texas is like no other state. We’re trailblazers, pioneers and innovators. We pick ourselves up by the bootstraps and forge a path for success. We recognize an opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives.

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working to change the condition of mental health in Texas. We bring together diverse mental health resources and services to identify and affect the policies, practices, and recommendations that impact how health care is implemented.

It’s time to rethink mental health and improve our Texas state of mind.

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News & Updates

Announcing The Hackett Center for Mental Health

$20 million gift from Maureen and Jim Hackett to establish a regional center in Houston focused on making Harris County and the broader Gulf Coast region a national leader in treating people with mental health needs.

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Rapid Integrated Group Healthcare Team (RIGHT Care) Program launches in Dallas

The innovative RIGHT Care pilot program transforms response to mental health emergencies through dispatching teams comprised of a police officer, a paramedic, and a mental health professional. Made possible by a grant from the W. W. Caruth, Jr., Foundation at Communities Foundation of Texas, and planned with research and guidance from the Institute, the program is a collaboration of Parkland Health & Hospital System, Dallas Fire-Rescue Department, and Dallas Police Department.

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