After months of uncertainty, social isolation and economic hardships, it is important now more than ever to examine mental health among teens.In this American Psychological Association article, it states that “...loneliness and social isolation are twice as harmful to physical and mental health as obesity”.
To help their high school students experience positive mental health and to support them in their success, Texans Can Academies has 24/7 professional counseling services available for their students at all 14 campuses in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio. Students can call a toll-free number 24-hours, seven-days-a-week, year-round for emergencies or to schedule off-campus counseling appointments to help them with any issues they are experiencing, big or small. Texans Can Academies covers the cost of the services making it possible for their students to receive completely confidential, complimentary crisis intervention help when they need it.
Texans Can Academies has always strived to help their students with all aspects of their care and provides their students with the opportunity to openly discuss their fears, insecurities, worries and anything else trouble them. Texans Can Academies does not receive any information about who uses the program or why. Up to three counseling appointments are available for each different problem a student may have in one school year.
Written consent from a parent or legal guardian is required for students under the age of 18 years seeking to receive counseling services. All services are confidential in compliance with HIPAA regulations and State student requirements.
Texans Can Academies is a unique network of 14 charter schools located in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio. The schools are tuition-free, open enrollment, public high schools of choice serving students who have struggled in a high school setting.