Smith County Behavioral Health Leadership Team Spearheading Local Systems Change

May 17th, 2016

DALLAS (May 11, 2016) – “Texas is unique in that it is the only large state that does not have an organized infrastructure for comprehensively coordinating resources to manage behavioral health services to populations at the local or regional level. Historically, there has been an assumption that behavioral health was a state responsibility, even though … Continue reading Smith County Behavioral Health Leadership Team Spearheading Local Systems Change

Leadership Spotlight: Anu Partap, MD, MPH

May 17th, 2016

Dr. Anu Partap has extensive experience in the clinical, behavioral and developmental health needs of at-risk children with special focus on children affected by violence. Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute frequently calls upon Dr. Partap as a knowledge resource and to participate in projects to assess needs and educate decision makers on the mental health … Continue reading Leadership Spotlight: Anu Partap, MD, MPH

A Talk with Andy Keller, PhD, the Institute’s New CEO

May 17th, 2016

On January 1, 2016, the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute’s newly appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Andy Keller succeeded founding CEO Thomas W. Luce, who continues to serve on the Board of Directors. Dr. Keller is a psychologist with more than 20 years of experience in behavioral health policy and is a recognized … Continue reading A Talk with Andy Keller, PhD, the Institute’s New CEO

Celebrating Two Years and Looking Forward

May 17th, 2016

The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute marked the beginning of its third year with a look back at its remarkable trajectory since being founded in 2014. The Institute’s first year solidly established its leadership and team infrastructure, priorities, and reputation as a trusted resource. Its second year concentrated on statewide policy work, community engagement projects, … Continue reading Celebrating Two Years and Looking Forward

Make it Okay to Say™ in May

May 17th, 2016

Participate in National Mental Health Awareness Month at OkaytoSay.org The month of May is associated with renewal, growth and hope, appropriate for the designation of National Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States. Each year, mental health advocates use the month to focus attention on mental health issues to raise public awareness and remove … Continue reading Make it Okay to Say™ in May