Video: A Bid to Attract More Mental Health Workers
A bill filed Monday could create a financial incentive for students to become mental health care providers. Senate Bill 239 would create a loan reimbursement program for certain licensed mental health workers who assist the underserved.
Students training to enter the health care industry could soon have a financial incentive to become a much-needed community mental health worker. On Monday, state Sen. Charles Schwertner took the first step to making a loan reimbursement program a reality for certain licensed mental health workers who assist the underserved.