Approximately 1 in 5 Texas adults (over 3 million people) has a mental illness. Approximately 12% of the child population in Texas has been classified as having a mental illness with less than 15% of these children being served for their mental illness. To learn more about the state of mental healthcare in Texas, click here.
Professional school counselors are the critical link in reducing dropout rates, improving academic performance and increasing participation in postsecondary education. To learn more about the effectiveness of school counselors, click here.
To view the 2011-2012 TCA Public Policy Agenda for the upcoming 82nd Legislative Session, click here.
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