Increasing Demand and Declining Funds for the Mentally Ill in North Texas

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The current economic crisis has resulted in many more North Texans seeking taxpayer-funded mental health care as people lose both their jobs and, with it, health insurance. At the same time, the company that runs the state program is preparing to cut its budget. Demand has increased by about 17 percent since July 2008 and 30 percent since January 2008 across the seven-county metropolitan area. Kim Horner of the Dallas Morning News reported at length over this local crisis in mental health care.

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