An Affiliate of the National Mental Health Association

MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION IN TEXAS

8401 SHOAL CREEK BOULEVARD ~ AUSTIN, TEXAS 78757
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Lynn Lasky, LMSW, President and CEO ~ Jerry R. Grammer, Ph.D., Board Chair
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Important Updates

MARCH 26, 2002
Lessons to be learned by Andrea Yates Trial By Lynn Lasky, LMSW

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2002
Kim McPherson and Melanie Gantt provided testimony to the Health and Human Services Committee on the children's mental health charge and the delivery system charge. Click below to view.

Kim McPherson's Testimony
Melanie Gantt's Testimony

National Mental Health Association has created technical assistance materials for affiliates. One of these is a powerpoint presentation that gives an overview of the public mental health system.

Click HERE to view the presentation as a PowerPoint Document.
Click HERE to view the presentation as a PDF file.

OCTOBER 31, 2001
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released its annual report, which was devoted to mental health. The survey covers 191 member countries, and is the most comprehensive global look at mental health undertaken by WHO. To access the report, "Mental Health: New Understandings, New Hope" on the internet, go to: http://www.who.int/whr/

OCTOBER 31, 2001
Beware Scientologists Claiming To Be Mental Health Professionals: Group Intentionally Confusing Public

SEPTEMBER 11, 2001
In response to our national tragedy, the Mental Health Association has put together a number of resources for families. For more information on what our organization is doing, please click here.

 

 

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