As Demand For Care Grows, State Officials Unveil New Mental Health Unit For Veterans

“Building all new hospitals will take some time. So we have worked hard to become more efficient with our resources and because of this, we’ve been able to begin to reshape how we deliver services today.”

By Syeda HasanJuly 29, 2019 9:30 am, , , , ,

From KERA:

At the Terrell State Hospital, about 30 miles east of Dallas, there are now 20 more inpatient beds for veterans in need of psychiatric care.

Tim Bray, associate commissioner of state hospitals with Texas’ Health and Human Services Commission, opens the door to one of the rooms in the new unit. It looks sort of like a college dorm, with sparse furniture, bookshelves and three single beds.

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