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The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is awarding nearly $125 million in Substance Use Disorder treatment grants to 100 awardees to provide prevention, intervention, and treatment services for individuals at-risk for substance use disorders.
Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council Launches Redesigned Mental Health Resources WebsiteSeptember 18, 2020
To better serve Texans seeking mental or behavioral health assistance, the Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council is launching its redesigned Mental Health Texas website.
Gov. Greg Abbott directed HHSC to expand visitation options for eligible nursing, assisted living, intermediate care facilities, home and community-based service providers, and inpatient hospice, effective Thursday, Sept. 24.
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission today announced it is awarding $45 million in grant funds through the Community Mental Health Grant Program that supports mental health services and projects in Texas.
Healthy Texas Kids provides videos in English and Spanish that aim to shift health-related attitudes and behaviors in children, communicating to them directly through relatable words, songs and dances.
During National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, HHSC Intellectual and Developmental Disability and Behavioral Health Services reminds everyone that they can play a role in suicide prevention.
Gov. Abbott, HHSC Announce Federal Approval For Automatic SNAP Benefit Replacements For Eight Disaster CountiesSeptember 15, 2020
Gov. Greg Abbott announced that HHSC has received federal approval to automatically provide replacement benefits for SNAP recipients for food lost or destroyed due to Hurricane Laura in eight impacted counties.
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