Tale of Two Austins – Behavioral Health

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Austin has the creativity, resources, dedication, and leadership to create a sustainable community where basic resources are provided and all residents are healthy, educated, safe, and live as independently and productively as possible. We ask for your partnership in embracing this vision and supporting the solutions required to make sure that this is achieved.

We exist because...

  • Human services are a vital link to creating a safe & sustainable community.
  • Our human services infrastructure is strained by increasing poverty.
  • Support of effective organizations and collaborations produces economic benefits for everyone.

 

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One Voice Central Texas is a coalition of over 85 nonprofit health and human service organizations unified by the common value that people come first. We represent the community’s support network for children and the elderly, opportunity youth, the hungry and the homeless, persons with disabilities, those who are illiterate, those who are immigrants, and victims of violence. We are also the voice for all of the rapidly growing populations in our community who are unable to access a standard of living that supports their health, safety, security, and general welfare. Our region is witnessing dramatically growing financial gaps between the different segments of our community, confirmed in the recently released CAN Community Indicators report.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact info@onevoicecentraltx.org.

 

Data Sources:

Community Advancement Network (CAN) Community Dashboard

Travis County Medical Examiner 2013 Annual Report

"Mental Health Surveillance Among Children - United States, 2005-2011", Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"America's Most Stressful Cities", Sarah Lynch, Forbes.com

"Best Nightlife Scenes in the USA", U.S. News & World Report

"Best Cities and Neighborhoods for Millennials", Kathryn Dill, Forbes.com

Parenting Magazine

Media Coverage:

"Austin gains on many economic measures, but still struggles with gaps" - Dan Zehr, Austin American-Statesman, May 20, 2015

 

Tale of Two Austins infographic - FINAL

 

 

 

 

 

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