Workgroup on Mental Health Access for First Responders – October 4

HHSC’s Workgroup on Mental Health Access for First Responders will meet on October 4. The agenda includes: This meeting will be webcast. To access the webcast, go to https://hhs.texas.gov/about-hhs/communications-events/live-archived-meetings  the day and time of the meeting. Welcome and logistical announcements Approval of September 4, 2018, meeting minutes Ad hoc Subcommittee Report Out and review of the […]

Texas HHSC Seeking Volunteers for First Responder Mental Health Workgroup

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission seeks volunteers to develop and make recommendations on mental health-care access for first responders. HHSC is looking for people with professional and personal experience with crisis or emergency response, crisis or emergency mental health services, and mental health benefits for first responder organizations. To apply, download and submit an […]

First Responder Mental Health Webinar on August 29

This webinar will introduce attendees to the topic of first responder mental health. It includes a review of mental health conditions common in first responders; an overview of the statistics regarding first responder mental health; the signs that someone may be having a mental health crisis, and how to talk to someone in crisis and […]