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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.

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