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GETAC Guidebook Available for February 14-16 Meetings

GETAC documents are available now on Guidebook! Get the guide to access meeting schedules, agendas, resource documents and much more. Get our guide here: https://guidebook.com/g/getacfeb2018/ Android and iOS users: Tap the “Download” button to download the free Guidebook app Open Guidebook and you can find our “GETAC Quarterly Meeting- February 2018” guide It is also available…

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TETAF Welcomes John Aadain!

In January we welcomed John Aadain to the TETAF team as Office Manager/Survey Coordinator. John recently graduated with his B.S. in Psychology from Texas State University with focuses in Human Relations, Resources and Industrial Organizational Psychology. He hopes to pursue his Masters in Industrial Organizational Psychology. John recently got married in July and is the father…

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Call to Action: Depletion of the Tobacco Fund

TETAF is calling on all Regional Advisory Councils and their supporters to reach out to the Texas Senate Finance Committee and the Legislative Budget Board to emphasize the importance of finding level funding for the RACs to replace what was lost due to depletion of the tobacco fund! In 2011, the $100 million corpus of…

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Senate Finance Committee Examines Trauma Funding Needs

On January 30, the Texas Senate Committee on Finance took up a charge to review revenue sources currently funding the state’s trauma system and the impact of declining revenues and balances in General Revenue – Dedicated accounts. In addition, they are evaluating the impact of statutory changes affecting trauma system funding, including efforts to eliminate…

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HHSC: Texas Awards Millions for Mental Health

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission today announced it is awarding up to $27.5 million in grant funds through two programs that support mental health services and projects for Texas. Up to $12.5 million will be awarded through the Mental Health Grant Program for Justice-Involved Individuals, and up to $15 million is being awarded…

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January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month

January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month and healthcare providers and first responders play an important role in preventing this crime and reporting incidents of abuse. There are more than 79,000 adolescents who were victims of sex trafficking in Texas in 2016 according to the UT Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. The Texas Health…

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