The Hogg Foundation envisions a future in which the people of Texas thrive in communities that support mental health and well-being.

What We Do

We believe it’s possible to transform how communities promote mental health in everyday life. We support research and learning, practice and implementation, and policy initiatives to achieve this vision.

Our Approach

We use a variety of approaches to create change in mutually reinforcing ways.

Grant Initiatives

View open requests for proposals, or apply for scholarships and fellowships.

Featured Grantee

Learn how the APNA Texas Chapter is implementing recovery in Texas.

News and Announcements

Get news, insights and ideas related to our initiatives and the state of mental health in Texas.

Women and Forced Migration

Karin Wachter is a 2016 recipient of our Moore Fellowship, a $20,000 award for doctoral students at UT Austin in support of research on the human experience of crises. Wachter’s dissertation, titled “Women’s Social Support in War, Displacement, and Post-Resettlement,”...

Deportation Anxiety for Today’s Young Adults

“DACA youth are in between worrying about their parents, worrying about themselves, and worrying about their little brothers and sisters,” says Dr. Luis Zayas. Congress is set to take action on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program on March 5,...

Strategic Focus on Communities and Collaboration

To truly promote mental health in everyday life, we need to better understand how to build resiliency while eliminating structural inequities and other factors that affect health and well-being. In communities across Texas, fundamental differences in power and...

Public Policy

Through a variety of policy initiatives, the Hogg Foundation influences systemic change at the state and local level to improve the mental health and well-being of people across Texas.

Policy Priorities

Priorities range from peer support services, workforce development and integrated health care to state psychiatric hospital beds and infrastructure.

Mental Health Guide

Navigating mental health systems and services in Texas can be a daunting prospect for even the most informed advocates and policymakers.

Legislative Session Summary

Bills passed during the 85th Legislative Session addressed a wide range of behavioral health needs for Texans.


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