Reports and Presentations

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

Reporting of Waiting Lists for Mental Health Services - May 2024

The report gives the current waiting list and expenditure data for community health services for adults and children, forensic state hospital beds, and maximum-security forensic state hospital beds. This report covers quarters 3 and 4 of FY23 and quarters 1 and 2 of FY24.

Updated Report on Suicide and Suicide Prevention in Texas - 2022

The Report on Suicide and Suicide Prevention in Texas was prepared by the Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council and is submitted in compliance with the 2022-23 General Appropriations Act, S.B. 1, 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021 (Article IX, HHSC, Section 10.04 (f)).

Promoting Independence Plan - December 2022

The Promoting Independence Plan is Texas' comprehensive response to the Supreme Court's 1999 Olmstead decision, but also outlines a vision and guiding principle for the Health and Human Services Commission to provide a system of holistic services and supports that foster independence and self-determination for people with disabilities so that they may be able to live fully integrated into their chosen communities.

Community Resource Coordination Groups of Texas Report - 2022

The report provides information about the experiences of CRCGs in their efforts to provide a coordinated approach to service delivery for children, youth, adults, and families with multi-agency needs.

Texas Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan - 2022-2026

The Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council has developed a new five-year behavioral health strategic plan for fiscal years 2022 - 2026. This plan also includes a statewide, strategic approach to prevent and reduce justice involvement for those with behavioral health needs.

Consolidated Reporting of Opioid Use Disorder Related Expenditures - Fiscal Year 2021

Rider 52 requires HHSC to submit a report that provides information about actual annual expenditures from the previous fiscal year for all opioid-related programs at HHSC, DFPS and DSHS.

Next Steps - A Study on State Hospital Step-Down Services - 2022

Report on the efficacy and efficiency of step-down services in diverting people from the state mental health hospital inpatient system into the community.

Report on the 9-8-8 Implementation Study - 2022

The Rider 58 Report provides information about the adequacy and efficacy of existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline infrastructure in Texas to determine state preparedness to comply with federal National Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2020.

State Supported Living Center Long Range Planning Report - 2022

Biennially, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission presents a report to the public about the provision of services at state supported living centers.

Coordinated Statewide Behavioral Health Expenditure Proposal - Fiscal Year 2022

This report provides information regarding $4.1 billion in behavioral health funding reported from SBHCC member agencies and institutions of higher education (including Medicaid behavioral health funding).