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The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has announced it will award up to $10 million in grant funds to 20 community collaboratives located across the state to assist Texas veterans and their families struggling with mental health issues.

Prenatal alcohol exposure affects 2 to 5 percent of all children. Yet, despite it being the leading cause of intellectual disabilities, it remains an issue often misunderstood by the public.

Ricky Broussard spent 29 years living in an intermediate care facility for individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability. Today, because of person-centered planning, he lives in his own apartment and gets 60 hours of care a week from one full-time and one part-time staff member.

After living 29 years in an intermediate care facility for individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability, learn how person-centered planning helped Ricky Broussard increase his independence.

Several reports of a possible telephone scam have been made involving people identifying themselves as being from Texas Health and Human Services.