Mental Health Guide

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This section focuses on select agencies, bills and issues at the national level that have a direct impact on systems and services in Texas. Download this section

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The past legislative session yielded both successes and lost opportunities for individuals with mental health and substance use conditions. In this section, important areas of Texas behavioral health systems are covered. Download this section

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This section includes the Texas Health and Human Services organizational structure. It also includes an overview of other state agencies and programs that provide behavioral health services. Download this section

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This section includes a list of figures, acronyms, additional resources, advisory committees and a glossary of commonly used behavioral health terms. Download this section

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2020-2021 Hogg Foundation Policy Priorities

Context for policymakers, advocates and consumers

85th Legislative Session Summary

Bills passed addressed a wide range of behavioral health needs for Texans.

Mental Health Parity Fact Sheet

Learn how parity works and how to get help if treatment has been denied.