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The League of Women Voters of Texas supports the right of all persons who have behavioral health disorders to have access to services designed to help them reach and maintain an optimal level of functioning in the least restrictive environment.

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The League of Women Voters of Texas supports a comprehensive health care system for older Texans that ensures a seamless continuum of quality care.

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The League of Women Voters of Texas supports a basic level of health care for the medically indigent.

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Ensure that state budget cuts do not undermine children's access to health care.

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We support the Ventura County Medical Center as the essential element of the Ventura County Health Care Agency.
Blog Post

We are approaching the 77th anniversary of FDR’s Four Freedoms speech before Congress.  In addition to citing First Amendment rights, he advocated freedom from fear (of the violence and chaos of war) and from want—for everyone in the world.  It wa

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News

At the November Behavioral Health Board (BHB) meeting, Deputy Director Susan Holt gave the Department of Behavioral Health Update.  Two program reviews were included:   

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The League of Women Voters of Santa Barbara supports comprehensive, flexible and effective mental health legislation and programs for adults and children needing preventive help, maintenance, treatment and rehabilitation.

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The League of Women Voters of Santa Barbara supports a health care delivery system for all South Coast residents adequately financed by private or public funds.
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Prior to its October meeting the Behavioral Health Board (BHB) held a public hearing on the annual update to the Mental Health Services Act.  The Act imposes a 1% income tax on personal income in excess of $1 million to be used for mental health s

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