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Division of Planning, Research and Forensics


The Office of Planning coordinates TDMHSAS planning activities and responsibilities, including the development of:

* required by the Public Health Service Act [42 USC 300x-21-64]

The Planning Office coordinates the annual assessment of the public's need for mental health / substance abuse services and supports required by TDMHSAS law.

Staff provides support and coordination of:

  • TDMHSAS Planning and Policy Council
  • TDMHSAS Regional Planning and Policy Councils

Persons interested in serving on TDMHSAS’s Planning and Policy Councils should send their curriculum vitae to:

Planning Links