Diverse group of people working and discussingThe Hogg Foundation is focusing on the following mental health and substance use issues as the 2019 Texas legislative session approaches. Our policy priorities provide context for policymakers as they work to strengthen the following key issue areas:

  • Telehealth Expansion  
  • First Episode Psychosis  
  • Intersection of Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities  
  • Mental Health and Substance Use Funding
  • Mental Health in Schools  
  • Housing
  • Barriers to Accessing Substance Use Services
  • Public Health Approach to Substance Use Services
  • Population Health Disparities  
  • Child Welfare Services
  • Criminal Justice: Mental Health and Substance Use Diversion
  • Mental Health and Substance Use Peer Support Services
  • Mental Health Workforce Shortage 

For more info, contact Director of Policy Colleen Horton or Policy Fellow Shannon Hoffman 

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