Early Mental Health Intervention
Pursuant to TEC §38.351 Section (b) and Sub-section (c-1) each school district may select programs related to this area of mental health promotion and intervention, substance abuse prevention and intervention, and suicide prevention for appropriate implementation in the district. Early mental health prevention and intervention includes both mental health promotion and early mental health interventions. Resources related to this component of school mental health fosters competencies through training, strengthens community assets to prevent mental disorders and to identify needs early, informs and connects families with services and support to address needs, and enhances well-being and quality of life for people and communities.
To view resources on this component of school mental health you can visit the new Texas School Mental Health Website for the Mental and Behavioral Health Recommended Evidence-Based Programs and Research-Based Practices Repository. This repository is updated as resources are reviewed and approved.
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Julie Wayman, Mental/Behavioral Health Director
Tammy Genke, Project A.W.A.R.E State Coordinator
Ashton Millet, Education & Program Specialist- Project A.W.A.R.E