Institute for Public School Initiatives (IPSI) Executive Director Matt Orem Discusses Partnership to Expand Access to Mental Health Care for Texas Youth

The Institute for Public School Initiatives (IPSI) at the College of Education is partnering with virtual healthcare provider MDLIVE to offer extensive mental healthcare options high school students across Texas. “This has long been a critical issue that requires urgent action, particularly in underserved, low-income, and rural school districts,” said Matt Orem, executive director of IPSI. Addressing everything from anxiety, depression and trauma to stress, schoolwork and testing, the ground-breaking program hopes to change the treatment landscape for secondary education.