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Health And Human Services Commission Expands Outpatient Competency Restoration Services In Texas
Jul02

Health And Human Services Commission Expands Outpatient Competency Restoration Services In Texas

Texas Health and Human Services Commission news Release AUSTIN – The Texas Health and Human Services Commission announces $1 million in federal Mental Health Block Grant funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration to expand Outpatient Competency Restoration (OCR) services for Texans with mental health and substance use disorders living in mostly rural communities. “With these grant funds, we are improving...

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Texas HHS Receives National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Grant For A New 988 Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Feb03

Texas HHS Receives National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Grant For A New 988 Suicide Prevention Lifeline

AUSTIN – Texas Health and Human Services today announced it is receiving more than $180,000 in funding toward implementing a new national three-digit dialing code, 988, for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. HHS logo “The new 988 number makes it easier for people in crisis or emotional distress to get immediate assistance and connect to mental health resources within their communities,” said Sonja Gaines, HHS deputy executive...

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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies, Posse Observe National Drug Take Back Day Saturday
Apr27

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies, Posse Observe National Drug Take Back Day Saturday

Saturday is National Drug Take Back Day and Hopkins County Deputies will be in the parking lot at Atwoods, 817 Gilmer Street, to take back any prescription medications you may have in your home that you wish to discard. Deputies and Sheriff’s Posse members will be at the location from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is the 15th opportunity in 7 years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired,...

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