Staff from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission teamed up with the Texas Family Voice Network to create a panel discussion about the inclusion of family advocates in state decisions for the first installment in the HHSC’s Behavioral Health All-Staff Equity Series.Pictured left to right:Veronica Martinez (Manager, Texas Mental Health Services Unit)Verlyn Johnson (TxFVN)Courtney… Continue reading Texas Family Voice Network headlines first meeting of Texas HHSC’s Behavioral Health Equity Series
This workbook was created by families for families with a belief that, with the tools, families can make tremendous change in their communities, states, and nation. The development of this workbook content was led by the Texas Family Voice Network, and is available in digital and print-friendly versions. Digital Version This version has interactive links and… Continue reading Journey to Family Leadership
On June 16–17, families gathered at the 2017 Texas Parent to Parent Conference. Texas Family Voice Network was privileged to have several family leaders present on their journeys through mental health and leadership. What a great experience! Thanks Sherry Santa, Nidia Heston, Valencia Shealyn Olvera-Gensollen ,Rebecca Marquez, Christianna Rhoads, Sandra Pinon and Barbara Granger. https://www.facebook.com/TxFVN/photos/a.1049045048474039.1073741828.226719827373236/1538398282872044/?type=3&theater
There is much work to be done, but having a specified time, the first week of May, and events all over Texas, as well as the country, to celebrate and honor children’s mental health is a good start. Let’s keep spreading the word!