AUSTIN, Texas – The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health is excited to announce that it has now joined The University of Texas at Austin on iTunes U with the creation of two new audio programs.
Into the Fold is a monthly podcast that features candid conversations around contemporary mental health issues. The Human Condition was a radio series produced by the Hogg Foundation in partnership with KUT that ran from 1971 to 1983, featuring interviews with national experts on subjects that spanned the full range of human interest.
These programs are now a part of the sprawling collection of audio, video and educational course materials from schools, departments and other programs from across the university. The content is available free of charge through Apple’s iTunes software and on mobile iOS devices.
The aim of Into the Fold is to capture the human dimensions of the Hogg Foundation’s grant initiatives, while highlighting the challenges and achievements of grantees in a way that foregrounds their impact on communities and stakeholders. Episodes are hosted and produced by Ike Evans, public affairs specialist, and can be downloaded from iTunes at: http://ow.ly/C5tEt.
Guests on The Human Condition included such eminent figures such as Dr. T. Berry Brazelton, Roy Wilkins, Karl and Roy Menninger, Oscar-winning actress Mercedes McCambridge, and numerous others. Episodes are available on iTunes U under the title, “The Human Condition: Vintage Radio Conversations on Mental Health,” and can be downloaded at: http://ow.ly/BF6U1.
“From its inception, the Hogg Foundation has tried to drive the conversation around mental health issues, past and present,” said Dr. Octavio N. Martinez, Jr., executive director of the Hogg Foundation and vice president for diversity and community engagement at The University of Texas at Austin. “This new project is an opportunity to both illuminate our past as an impactful grantmaker and generate new interest in mental health issues.”
The Hogg Foundation advances recovery and wellness in Texas by funding mental health services, policy analysis, research and public education. The foundation was created in 1940 by the children of former Texas Gov. James S. Hogg and is part of the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at The University of Texas at Austin.
For more information, contact: Ike Evans, Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, 512-471-4804, firstname.lastname@example.org.