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.
December 7, 2020
Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium Biennial Report
As part of its mandated reporting to the legislature, the TCMHCC has released a biennial report covering its activities from September 1, 2019 – December 1, 2020.
November 14, 2020 from Houston Chronicle
Houston teens have struggled to cope with COVID. A new state program aims to help.
September 17, 2020 from Healthier Texas Summit
Strategies to Address Mental Health Needs for Children in Texas
Members of the TCHMCC discuss the Consortium, mental health challenges and needs faced by children and adolescents in Texas, and the specific challenges due to COVID-19.
September 14, 2020 from KLTV
New network provides help to East Texas doctors treating children, teens with mental health issues
Doctors across East Texas now have access to experts who can help them identify and treat mental health issues in their child and adolescent patients.
October 15, 2020 from TCMHCC YouTube
A Call to Action: PCPs Must Manage Mental Health!
A Grand Rounds presentation from Dr. Laurel Williams on the Child Psychiatry Access Network (CPAN).
July 31, 2020 from Cove Herald
Cove ISD Increases Mental Health Services as Students Return to School
CCISD has taken advantage of The Texas Child Health Access Network Through Telemedicine that creates legislatively funded telemedicine programs for identifying and assessing student mental health needs and providing access to mental health services in schools