Should Texas Schools Conduct Psychiatric Assessments on Children?
By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D. March 6, 2019
Texas legislators have filed approximately 150 mental health bills, handing over control of your child's mental health to state and federal government under pressure from Governor Abbott whose high priority for this session is mental health.
Ignoring grassroots opposition, the Senate passed SB10 yesterday and is headed to the House. This legislation, authored by Republican Senator Jane Nelson and signed onto by the other 31 Senators, creates a mental health consortium that establishes a new government bureaucracy outside the core functions of the government.