An agency of the Texas Health and Human Services System.
Vision: A Healthy Texas
Mission: To improve health and well-being in Texas
Mental Health and Substance Abuse
About the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Division
The Mental Health and Substance Abuse Division (MHSA) of the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) supports the Agency-wide mission of improving the health and well-being of Texans through the provision of information and services related to behavioral health.
Who We Are
In September 2004, the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) consolidated legacy agencies into four departments, one of which is now the Department of State Health Services (DSHS). The Mental Health and Substance Abuse Division of DSHS is comprised of professionals committed to a high level of service for Texans who are in need of mental health and substance abuse prevention and treatment services.
The Mental Health and Substance Abuse Division activities include:
Hope, Resilience, and Recovery for Everyone
To improve health and well-being in Texas by providing leadership and services that promote hope, build resilience, and foster recovery.
News and Announcements
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Last Updated April 13, 2016