Dr. Courtney Harvey
Dr. Courtney Harvey serves as the Associate Commissioner for the Office of Mental Health Coordination within the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). She also serves as the Mental Health Statewide Coordinator and Chair of the Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council. Dr. Harvey partners with more than 20 entities representing executive and judicial branches of government that receive General Revenue for behavioral health training and services to ensure a coordinated and strategic approach to care. Her office at HHSC liaisons to several behavioral health advisory committees, coordinates mental health services for veterans, develops forensic and jail diversion policy, coordinates the state’s response to the opioid epidemic, implements suicide prevention policy and services initiatives, coordinates Mental Health First Aid, leads the agency’s trauma informed care initiatives, and implements children, youth, and adult collaboratives. Prior to serving in these roles, she was the HHSC Forensic Director and Manager of the legacy Crisis Services and Clients Rights office.