Announcing the 2017 Ima Hogg Scholarships

Announcing the 2017 Ima Hogg Scholarships

Texas has a mental health workforce problem. As of 2014, 185 Texas counties out of 254 did not have a single psychiatrist, which left more than 3 million Texans without access to a psychiatrist. Worse, 40 counties didn’t even have a licensed clinical social worker....
Political Climate as a Chronic Stressor

Political Climate as a Chronic Stressor

“In effect we’re sending stress signals to ourselves about which we can do nothing,” says Dr. Christopher McCarthy, Professor at the University of Texas at Austin. The overwhelming uncertainty and tense political climate has become a point of stress for many...
Hogg Foundation Policy Priorities 2017

Hogg Foundation Policy Priorities 2017

“We have reason to be hopeful about where we’re at on mental health in this legislative session,” says Greg Hansch, public policy director for National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Texas. The Hogg Foundation recently released its list of policy priorities for...