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Waco: Texas police chiefs conference focuses on mental health and wellness

Hosted by the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), the Texas Police Chief Leadership Series is being held in downtown Waco this week. Police chiefs from all over the state have been taking the mandatory, bi-annual training on mental health and wellness for officers, chiefs and the public they serve.

HHSC Awards $125 Million in Substance Use Disorder Treatment Grants

AUSTIN – The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is awarding nearly $125 million in Substance Use Disorder treatment grants to 100 awardees. The grants provide prevention, intervention, and treatment services for individuals at-risk for substance use disorders.

HHS Launches Statewide COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line

AUSTIN – Texas Health and Human Services has launched a 24/7 statewide mental health support line to help Texans experiencing anxiety, stress or emotional challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This new resource offers COVID-19-related mental health support for all Texans. People can call the Statewide COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week toll-free at 833-986-1919.


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