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The chairs of the psychiatry departments at UT Health Institutions, non-UT Institutions, and local and state mental health department representatives meet periodically to discuss opportunities to improve coordination between the state and academic mental health. 

Discussions within this group led directly to the formation of the Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium, which was funded by the  by the 86th Texas Legislature to leverage the expertise and capacity of the health-related institutions of higher education to address urgent mental health challenges and improve the mental health care system in this state in relation to children and adolescents.

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