June 10, 2021
Counseling the Kids
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
Meet Our Providers: Susan Fernandes, MD
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.
May 5, 2021 from Dallas Medical Journal
A Novel Approach to Pediatric Health
The purpose of the CPAN program is to provide primary care providers easy access to psychiatric consultations and to aid with referrals for their patients at no charge to the patient or the practice.
March 20, 2021 from National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Podcast: Enhancing Access to Pediatric Mental Health through Primary Care
Drs. Sarah Martin and Adrianne Harrel speak to the TeamPeds Talks podcast about CPAN.
February 15, 2021 from Local Profile
Increase in Children with Mental Health Struggles Reveals Shortage of Help in Collin County
A new program called Child Psychiatric Access Network, CPAN, offers physicians access to mental health resources in real time.
February 9, 2021 from Dallas Morning News
As COVID isolation ignites mental health crises, why can’t parents find hospital beds for at-risk kids?
“We’ll never have enough psych doctors. We’ll never catch up.” Here’s what UT Southwestern’s Dr. Madhukar Trivedi and others are doing instead.
February 8, 2021 from KERA
Free State Program Helps Fill The Gap Caused By Too Few Child Psychiatrists In Texas
State lawmakers funded the Child Psychiatry Access Network (CPAN) in 2019 to help fill the gap between a shortage of child psychiatrists and a growing rate of mental health challenges among children.
January 14, 2021
Podcast: CPAN Program Expands Care for Children Facing Mental, Behavioral or Developmental Disorders
In this episode of Pediatric Insights, host Caitlin White talks to psychiatrist Mili Khanderia and behavioral health care manager Brittany Mumford about how CPAN got started, the benefits of the program, and how providers can learn more.