Here are our recommendations for the Texas Legislature to address foster care in 2019.
Testimony on HHSC LAR on Medicaid, CHIP, ECI, women's health programs, substance use treatment, and children's mental health.
We strongly urge state leaders to strengthen our investment in children and at-risk families.
Six steps that state leaders can take to ensure more mothers and babies are healthy.
TEA’s budget request provides a good starting place to address the health, safety, and educational needs of students.
Here are 10 recommendations for the Texas Legislature to address substance use among youth.
The best way to protect youth from violence is to prevent youth from considering violence as solution to their problems.
The Texas Legislature should provide school districts with guidance and resources to implement strategies that create safe and supportive school climates.
School police should be focused on school security, not minor misbehavior.
Six steps Texas leaders can take to strengthen student mental health efforts in Texas schools.
STAR Health serves nearly all youth in long-term foster care, providing policymakers an opportunity to improve care.
The Legislature should increase the capacity of local programs & strengthen juvenile probation departments.
Our testimony to the House Appropriations Subcommittee.
An important component of combating substance abuse, addiction, and their effects across the lifespan is preventing and treating substance misuse in youth.
Legislative leadership and support is needed to build and implement a statewide plan that supports the behavioral health and academic success of all students.