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Mental Health Awareness Month: A Focus on Veterans and Their Families with Kyle Mitchell

May 26th, 2020

Texas is proud to be home to the second largest population of veterans in the country, and we have an obligation to care for those who have served bravely, and the people whose support made that possible. Five years ago this month, the Texas Legislature once again demonstrated our state’s commitment to Texas veterans and … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Month: A Focus on Veterans and Their Families with Kyle Mitchell

MMHPI Statement on Leadership’s Preservation of Behavioral Health Funding Amidst Budget Reductions

May 20th, 2020

Today Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) President and CEO Andy Keller issued the following statement regarding the preservation of behavioral health funding levels amidst agency budget reductions: “Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick, and Speaker Bonnen have wisely preserved funding for behavioral health in Texas.” “Amidst a crisis that has significant mental health implications, this … Continue reading MMHPI Statement on Leadership’s Preservation of Behavioral Health Funding Amidst Budget Reductions

Mental Health Awareness Month – A Focus on Children and Families with Gary Blau, PhD

May 19th, 2020

Mental Health Awareness Month is a good time to remember that mental illness is actually a pediatric disease. That’s because half of all mental illnesses emerge by the time a child turns 14, and 75% by the time a person is 24. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, studies indicated that 1 in 5 of our … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Month – A Focus on Children and Families with Gary Blau, PhD

Mental Health Awareness Month: A Focus on First Responders

May 12th, 2020

In addition to May being Mental Health Awareness Month, May 11-15 is Police Week, with May 15 designated as Peace Officers’ Memorial Day. This coincidence of the calendar illustrates a real fact: the first responders we all trust and depend on also have mental health care needs that deserve to be met. We know a … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Month: A Focus on First Responders

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Mental Health Awareness Month 2020

May 1st, 2020

Every May is designated as Mental Health Awareness Month, but like everything else, this year is far different. Events surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic have, justifiably, taken center stage in a world that is no longer too sure where to focus its attention next. If nothing else, however, the pandemic has shined a light on just … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Month 2020

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