Why Are Texas Politicians Eager for School Mental Health Services?
By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D. June 4, 2019
Adapted from May 31 letter sent by American Citizens Matter to Governor Abbot, requesting veto of Senate Bill 11, House Bill 18, and House Bill 19
It is a known fact that pharmaceutical companies spend far more than any other industry to influence politicians. Thus, the public should be concerned that so much emphasis by our Texas political leaders has been placed on setting up mental health services on school campuses and the partnering of Texas schools with private psychiatric hospitals to which students will be referred for inpatient care and medication.