Saving Minds, Saving Money: Mental Health Funding (PDF)
The proposed House and Senate budgets for 82nd Legislature reverse four years of mental health care investment. The proposed budgets call for significant cuts to mental health care throughout the budget and across several state agencies. (Feb. 17, 2011)
2007 Legislative Compendium: Mental Health
In recent years, a growing number of business leaders, law enforcement officials, and civic groups have joined with medicine and mental health advocates to push for better coverage of and funding for mental health services. (Oct. 23, 2007)
2005 Legislative Compendium: Mental Health
The mental health section of the compendium describes major issues that TMA tracked and the accomplishments - or close calls - of each of the following: Mental Health Services for Women with Postpartum Depression; Discharge of a Minor from a Mental Health Facility; Mental Health Court; Patient Refusal of Psychoactive Medication; Support for Mental Health Transformation State Incentive Grant; and Mental Health Near Miss.