Seeking Better Care for Texas Foster Kids

Reyna Mondragon in the kitchen of her student housing apartment in South Austin. BETH CORTEZ-NEAVEL

From Beth Cortez-Neavel for The Texas Observer, and the radio show Texas Standard, an investigation of the “highly dysfunctional” and severely underfunded mental health services that foster children are forced to rely upon in Texas.  Many who suffered childhood traumas receive inadequate treatment, with consequences that follow them through life.

[Sponsored by The Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation.]

Photo credit: Beth Cortez-Neavel