Learn more about the members of the Executive Committee.
Improving mental health care and systems of care for the children and adolescents of Texas.
The Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium (TCMHCC) was created by the 86th Texas Legislature to leverage the expertise and capacity of the health-related institutions of higher education to address urgent mental health challenges and improve the mental health care system in this state in relation to children and adolescents.
Primary care providers can access the Child Psychiatry Access Network (CPAN) for assistance with behavioral health care for their child and adolescent patients.
TCHATT provides telemedicine or telehealth programs to school districts to help identify and assess the behavioral health needs of children and adolescents and provide access to mental health services.
Schools, partnering with university health centers, are jumping in to fill a yawning gap in mental health services for students, some of whom have experienced pandemic-related anxiety and depression.
June 10, 2021
The CPAN team at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler asked Dr. Susan Fernandes at Genesis PrimeCare Pediatrics in Marshall, Texas, to share her experience using CPAN.
June 10, 2021
Online Material from Legiscan
Relating to policies, procedures, and measures for school safety and mental health promotion in public schools and the creation of the Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium.
Online Material from TCMHCC
A general resource page on ADHD in children and adolescents.