Reports and Presentations

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

August 26, 2020

Disability Services Action Plan

HHS has developed the Disability Services Action Plan to improve the system and delivery of services for Texans with physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities. The plan includes 27 recommendations under four initiatives: training and support, communication, policy and rules and system redesign.

July 23, 2020

Report of the Texas Autism Council - April 2019

The report of the Texas Autism Council is a statutorily required biannual report from the Texas Autism Council to the Executive Commissioner including recommendations to ensure that the needs of persons of all ages with autism spectrum disorder and their families are addressed and that all available resources are coordinated to meet those needs. Note: This is not an HHS document for branding purposes.

June 1, 2020

Suicide and Suicide Prevention in Texas

This is a summary report about suicide and suicide prevention in Texas. The report include statutes as well as state policies and programs regarding suicide and suicide prevention.

March 11, 2020

Joint Community Access and Forensic Services Annual Report - 2019

TAC, Title 25, Chapter 411, Subchapter A, requires the JCAFS to submit an annual report to the Health and Human Services Commission's Executive Commissioner. This report provides a summary of the JCAFS' fiscal year 2019 meetings, activities and recommendations.

February 28, 2020

Annual Report on Forensic Services in State Supported Living Centers Fiscal Year 2019

Statute requires the Health and Human Services Commission to collect data regarding the commitment of alleged offender residents to SSLCs, including any offense with which an alleged offender resident is charged, the location of the committing court, whether the alleged offender resident has previously been in the custody of the Texas Youth Commission or the Department of Family and Protective Services, and whether the alleged offender resident receives mental health services or previously received any services under a Section 1915(c) waiver program.

November 25, 2019

Report on the Mental Health First Aid Program for Fiscal Year 2019

This is a report on the Mental Health First Aid Program based on compiled information from the Local Mental Health Authorities. It includes the number people trained in Mental Health First Aid. This report is required by Health and Safety Code, Section 1001.205(b).

November 21, 2019

Implementation of Acute Care Services and Long-term Services and Supports System Redesign for Individuals with an Intellectual or Developmental Disability - 2019

The Legislature directed HHSC to design and implement an acute care and long tern services and supports system for individuals with an intellectual and developmental disability (IDD). The 2019 annual report on the implementation of the IDD system redesign was coordinated between HHSC and the IDD System Redesign Advisory Committee.

August 6, 2019

Emergency Restraint Report FY 2017

A review of restraints used in Home and Community-based Services (HCS), Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID), and State Supported Living Centers (SSLC) is provided for fiscal year 2017 and trends from 2013 through 2017 are examined.

August 21, 2018

State Supported Living Center Long-Range Planning Report

Biennially, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) presents a report to the public about the provision of services at state supported living centers (SSLCs). Through this report for fiscal years 2016-2017, HHSC fulfills the mandate to develop a long range plan containing information and recommendations regarding the most efficient long-term use and management of these facilities, operated by HHSC, as required in the Texas Health and Safety Code, Title 7, Section 533a.032(c), Long Range Planning.