Goal:

Increase behavioral health providers in the texas panhandle by increasing workforce recruitment and retention capacity

Work Group Activities

Mental Health Careers Presentation

If you are interested in either attending a presentation or presenting your organization, please contact Shree Veeramachaneni at shree@panhandlebehavioralhealthalliance.org

Past speakers: Texas Panhandle Centers; The Pavilion


Strategies to Address Behavioral Health Provider Shortages

Welcome SlidesSpeaker BiosProvider Info About Services

Morning Session:
Integrating Behavioral Health into the Primary Care Setting (presentation slides)

Afternoon Session:
Tools & Incentive Programs for Recruitment & Retention of Behavioral Health Providers (presentation slides & handouts)
Dispelling Myths of Working In the Mental Health Field and Tips to Increase Recruitment & Retention

Unfortunately, the event recording is not available due to technical difficulties.


List of Local Behavioral Health-Related Careers

Local Employers Page


Behavioral Health Provider Pipeline Graphic

BH Pipeline Graphic

In 2019, PBHA stakeholders identified key professions and the needed education levels that the Texas Panhandle is lacking that would help alleviate access to care issues for our communities.


Recruitment and Retention Toolkit

The toolkit includes nine chapters to sharpen skills in identification, selection and retention of staff to build a better workforce.


The Professional’s Mental Wellbeing Toolkit