EHN would like to thank members of the El Paso community who attended our 86th Texas Legislative Session Halftime Report. “The session is well underway and EHN is doing its part to make certain that individuals with mental health, intellectual/developmental disabilities, or substance use treatment needs have a voice in Austin,” said Kristi Daugherty, CEO Emergence Health Network.
Last session, EHN worked with the delegation to file two bills, both which passed: SB 1533 (expanding Mental Health First Aid to include higher education) and SB 2027 (study of occupational skills training for people with IDD.) This session, the El Paso delegation has collaborated with EHN on six bills, all of which were in committee in late March.
For a look at EHN’s Legislative Priorities for the 86th Texas Legislative Session click HERE