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Grading the States 2006: Texas

Alabama

Report Card

Overall Grade:

C

Category Grades:

Infrastructure:

C

Information Access:

D

Services:

B-

Recovery Supports:

C
 

Spending, Income, & Rankings

 

 

National Rank

Per Capita Mental Health Spending

$39.02

47

Per Capita Income

$27,887

29

Total Mental Health Spending (in millions)

$858

6

Suicide Rank
37
(tied with Georgia)
 

Recent Innovations

  • Texas Medication Algorithm Project (TMAP) model
  • Disease management strategy for serious mental illnesses
  • State-mandated jail programs in all counties
  • Leadership in reducing use of restraints and seclusion
 

Urgent Needs

  • Funding
  • Inpatient beds


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More Information

Grading the States 2006: Texas - Narrative
Read the full narrative from NAMI's report on Texas's health care system for serious mental illness


Grading the States 2006: Texas - Score Card
View the details of how Texas scored on the criteria used by NAMI in evaluating its health care system for serious mental illness.


Other Resources

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State & Local NAMIs
NAMI has a state organization in every state and over 1,000 local affiliates. Connect with the NAMI nearest you, and find out how you can get involved.

Grading the States 2006 Online Discussion
Share your comments, reactions, personal stories and ideas around NAMI's report on the state of America's health care system for serious mental illness.







     
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