Thursday, January 4, 2018
Charles Smith, Executive Commissioner
Contact:
Carrie Williams, 512-424-6951

AUSTIN – Media, community members and stakeholders are invited to attend the unveiling and ribbon cutting for the renovated Victory Field campus at North Texas State Hospital-Vernon on Tuesday, Jan. 9.

The updated facilities will be used to house the Vernon hospital’s Adolescent Forensic Program, creating a unique and specialized treatment space for the adolescent program, which provides in-patient psychiatric care for adolescents. Additionally, the campus will free up space at the main NTSH facility for maximum security use and additional beds for adult patients.

WHAT:    Ribbon cutting ceremony for renovated building at Victory Field campus, North Texas State Hospital-Vernon. A facility tour will be available following the event.

WHEN:   Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018

  • 10 a.m. – Remarks by HHSC Executive Commissioner Charles Smith;
    Mike Maples, HHSC Deputy Executive Commissioner of State Operated Facilities; and Tim Bray, HHSC Associate Commissioner of State Hospitals
  • 10:15 a.m. – Ribbon cutting ceremony
  • 10:30 Reception sponsored by the Volunteer Services Council of North Texas State Hospital, Vernon Campus

WHERE: Victory Field campus located at North Texas State Hospital-Vernon, 8407 FM 433 West, Vernon, TX 76384

For more information about state hospitals, visit https://hhs.texas.gov/about-hhs/process-improvement/changes-state-hospital-system.