Reports and Presentations

Note: These files are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.

March 4, 2021

COVID-19 and Mental and Behavioral Health

This presentation covers HHSC's response to COVID-19 in the areas of behavioral and mental health.

March 1, 2021

Presentation to the House Committee on Human Services

This presentation provides an overview of HHSC program areas and topics relevant to the House Committee on Human Services. It includes information on agency preparation and response to the February 2021 winter storm and the agency's response to COVID-19.

January 29, 2021

2020 Revised Texas Promoting Independence Plan

The Promoting Independence Plan reports on the status of the implementation of a plan to ensure appropriate care settings for persons with disabilities, and the provision of a system of services and supports that foster independence and productivity, including meaningful opportunities for a person with a disability to live in the most appropriate care setting.

January 14, 2021

Behavioral Health Workforce Workgroup Report, 2020

The Strong Families, Supportive Communities: Moving Our Behavioral Health Workforce Forward Report summarizes the behavioral health workforce shortage in Texas. The report draws from six reports on the behavioral health workforce shortage from the past ten years and includes previous recommendations, progress toward implementation of those recommendations, factors contributing to non-implementation, and the next steps to implement those recommendations.

December 16, 2020

Report on the Mental Health for Veterans Grant Program, 2020

S.B. 55, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, created the Texas Veterans + Family Alliance (TV+FA) grant program. Since the program was established, HHSC has implemented five grant phases.

December 11, 2020

Implementation of Acute Care Services and Long-term Services and Supports System Redesign for Individuals with an Intellectual or Developmental Disability - 2020

Annual report to provide an update to the Legislature on the implementation of the system redesign for individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability, as required by Texas Government Code, Chapter 534.

December 9, 2020

Report on Delivery of Health and Human Services to Young Texans

The Delivery of Health and Human Services to Young Texans report discusses services for children under six years of age a critical time of early development which impacts children’s long-term outcomes. The report updates the 2018 edition by highlighting a unified and collaborative approach to delivering services and improving the health of Texas children, including the delivery of these services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

December 2, 2020

Texas Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan Progress Report for Fiscal Year 2020

The Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan Progress Report for Fiscal Year 2020 is prepared by the Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council and discusses fiscal year 2020 progress and successes related to implementation of the Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan.

Mental Health Condition and Substance Use Disorder Parity Workgroup Progress Report

This report was prepared by the Mental Health Condition and Substance Use Disorder Parity Workgroup, and highlights the workgroup's activities and implementation of legislative directives toward development of the MHCSUD Strategic Plan.

December 1, 2020

Report on the Community Mental Health Grant Program, 2020

The report complies with Section 531.0991(k) and evaluates the success of the community mental health matching grant program.