28th District Update
Senator Joey Hensley, MD
February 1, 2024
2024 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 Behav...