Community Impact Of Reduced Mental Health Services

January 28, 2011

in Health,mental health,policy,Politics,Texas Legislature

KUT‘s Ben Philpot reports on cutting the Texas mental health budget.

Seeing beyond budget jargon, mental health service providers try to put faces to the reality of financial cuts.

Early budget debates are filled with plenty of cost-cutting buzzwords: finding efficiencies, trimming the fat, justifying investment. Things Andrea Richardson said aren’t easy to do when talking about money spent on community mental health services.

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