Press Releases

Press Releases

North Texas Collaborative for Veterans and Families Creates Coordinated Mental Health System

Today, as we reflect and remember the brave men and women who serve our country, Metrocare Services leads the way through the North Texas Collaborative for Veterans and Families, a partnership of five local veteran service organizations joining forces to expand access to best-in-class mental health care for North Texas veterans and their family members.

September 11, 2020

Metrocare, now a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic, first in Dallas County

Metrocare Services today announced a monumental leap forward in behavioral health services for Dallas County. The Texas Department of Health and Human Services designated Metrocare as a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC), a national model creating the gold-standard of integrated behavioral health care. 

September 03, 2020

Metrocare braces to handle increase in calls due to COVID-19

(DALLAS, July 17, 2020) – Metrocare, the largest provider of mental and behavioral healthcare in Dallas County, said today the Center is bracing for increased calls for assistance  because of spiraling Covid-19 cases in Dallas County, across Texas and the rest of the country.

July 15, 2020

ACER’s Dr. Carol North Publishes Article on Mental Health and COVID-19

An article recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine and co-authored by Carol North, M.D., medical director, Altshuler Center for Education & Research (ACER) at Metrocare, cites major stressors during COVID-19 as likely contributors for widespread emotional distress and increased risk for psychiatric illness.

April 30, 2020

Metrocare Board Chair Announces Agreement with NTBHA

Terry James praises Board’s leadership and CEO for commitment to mission; Resolution frees professionals to focus on COVID-19 crisis.

March 25, 2020

Metrocare Offers Mental Health Support Line for Area Residents

Largest provider of mental and behavioral healthcare augments services to community; professionals to be available to those who are anxious, depressed and fearful.

March 19, 2020

Metrocare Ready to Provide Telehealth to Thousands in Dallas

Texas Medical Board issues new rules allowing Metrocare and other providers to begin telehealth practice immediately. Metrocare clinics see unusual spike in walk-in traffic at area clinics.

March 16, 2020

Metrocare Warns Impact of Impasse

Key mental and behavioral provider concerned about new contract cuts

February 11, 2020

Metrocare Names Kathryn "Tate" Ringer Chief Strategy Officer

Metrocare Names Kathryn "Tate" Ringer Chief Strategy Officer

January 29, 2020

Actress and Mental Health Advocate Mara Wilson to Keynote 2019 Meal for the Minds

Actress and Mental Health Advocate Mara Wilson to Keynote 2019 Meal for the Minds

August 13, 2019

Metrocare Receives Grant from the Kozmetsky Family Foundation

Metrocare Receives Grant from the Kozmetsky Family Foundation

June 17, 2019

Mental Health Advocate Patrick J. Kennedy to Keynote 10th Anniversary Meal for the Minds

Former congressman and author highlights ending discrimination against mental illness

August 14, 2018

Meal for the Minds to Feature Keynote Speaker Emmitt Smith

NFL Hall of Famer speaks to help erase the stigma around mental illness

September 19, 2017

Metrocare Services and Pieces Technologies Partner on Solution for Improved Physical and Behavioral

Innovative approach a game changer for behavioral health

September 13, 2016

Military Clinic at Metrocare


June 07, 2016

Meal for the Minds


September 19, 2012

Metrocare Luncheon on Suicide Prevention Meal for the Minds

On Wednesday, September 14, 2011, Metrocare Services, the largest nonprot provider of mental and behavioral health services in Dallas, will host the 2011 Meal for the Minds fundraising luncheon at the Belo Mansion.

September 14, 2011

Meals for the Minds 2010

ASPERGER’S AUTHOR SPEAKS AT BENEFIT LUNCHEON Raising Awareness & Funding For Community Health Services

September 15, 2010

Metrocare & Chicos

SHOP FOR A CAUSE AT NORTHPARK’S CHICO’S Dallas Nonprot, Metrocare Services, To Receive 10% of Chico’s Sales on April 20th

March 31, 2010

Metrocare Extends Behavioral Health Care To Homeless With Family Place & Dallas Life

This month, Metrocare Services began on-site mental health services at both The Family Place and Dallas LIFE.

February 01, 2010

Meals for the Minds 2009

Marshmallows, Metacognition And Mental Illness
Leading author speaks at Dallas nonprot fundraising luncheon – “Meal for the Minds”

September 16, 2009

Marshmallows, Metacognition and Mental Illness

Grow your brain and support mental health services at this year’s “Meal for the Minds” luncheon beneting Metrocare Services. The event will take place on September 21, 2009, at The Belo Mansion located at 2101 Ross Avenue in Dallas, Texas.

September 01, 2009

Metrocare & Brooks Brothers

IN SPITE OF THE ECONOMY, COMPANY SHARES PROFITS Brooks Brothers Gives 10% Of Profits To Help Children With Disabilities

June 04, 2009


Brooks Brothers gives 10% of profits to help children with disabilities.

May 26, 2009

Compassionate Friends

METROCARE SERVICES Local Employer Receives Award for Compassion

April 01, 2008

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