Don’t Miss Texas Lawmakers’ Awesome Bipartisan Progress on Mental Health

One in five Texans will experience a mental health problem this year.It might be the youngster habitually sent to the principal's office, a student whose disruptive behavior masks serious illness. Or the staffer in the cubicle next to yours, about to lose her job because of undiagnosed struggles with depression. Or the perennial drug abuser who's going back behind bars on the taxpayers' tab.Or it might be you.The pervasiveness of mental health challenges swamps the available resources in this state, a reality that's all the more tragic given that these illnesses are almost always treatable.  Continue reading...

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