Changing Hearts and Minds in the Legislative Session

Mind Matters brings mental health experts and advocates together to share information, tools and experience with the goal of advancing our community’s understanding of mental illness and increasing awareness of the resources available.

Mind Matters events are free and open to the public and are typically held on the fourth Monday of each month. Check back for the most up-to-date schedule of events and topics, as these are subject to change.

With the 86th legislative session already in full-swing, mental health advocacy in Texas is as important as ever. Change only happens when every person who cares about mental health is engaged in changing the hearts and minds of our lawmakers. This evening’s panel features perspectives and insights from a public policy, service delivery and legislative viewpoint. We’ll explore the challenges and opportunities of this historic legislative session in which mental health policy has been touted as a priority.