Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

28th District Update

Senator Joey Hensley, MD

Series: Tennessee 28th District Update | Story 149

8 Legislative Preview: HEALTH

The 2024 Legislative Session has begun in Nashville and we will be addressing a variety of important issues facing Tennesseans including improvements to Tennessee’s health and health care in the state.


Mental Health Services -- To address the growing mental health crisis in the state, lawmakers have made significant investments over the years. Most recently, in the August 2023 Special Session lawmakers allocated:

• $50 million for grants to licensed community mental health agencies to improve mental health services

• $4 million for the Behavioral Health...


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