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Featured News

Mental Health Awareness Art Contest Open, Deadline is March 15

Texas children and adults are joining forces to shine the light on mental health conditions that affect millions of people. 

IDD System Redesign Advisory Committee

Are you interested in the system redesign for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities? Become a member of an advisory committee. Applications are due Feb. 23.

The Texas Health and Human Services Policy Office added two veterans of state health policy to oversee the system’s plans to measure and assess its performance and continued transformation.

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission today announced it is awarding up to $27.5 million in grant funds through two programs that support mental health services and projects for Texas.