Youth in Transition: From Support to Empowerment

With the overhaul of Texas’ child welfare system dominating headlines during the 2017 legislative session, we revisit the topic of transition age youth, young adults between the ages of 16 and 24 who have persistent mental health needs, particularly those in foster care and adoptive families.

Mental Health and the Black Student Athlete

Following the third annual Black Student-Athlete Summit at The University of Texas, we interviewed two scholars to get insight into how the culture of sports can both complicate and enhance the ability of black student-athletes to maintain their mental health.

How do Romantic Partners Adapt to Chronic Illness?

Kristen Farris, a doctoral student in the Communication Studies department at The University of Texas at Austin, has begun her dissertation titled, “Supportive Interactions and Psychosocial Outcomes in the Context of Rheumatic Disorders.” The Hogg Foundation is...