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Advancing Wellness & Recovery in Texas

Hurricane Harvey: Recognizing Our Resilience

The Hogg Foundation offers its deepest condolences to those impacted by Hurricane Harvey in Houston and throughout southeast Texas, and for the lives lost. As this unprecedented tragedy continues to unfold, our hearts are with the people directly affected, their...

Relocation of the James Stephen Hogg Statue

University of Texas at Austin president Gregory L. Fenves recently made the decision to expedite the relocation of four statues from UT’s Main Mall. Three of these statues are of historic figures with close ties to the Confederacy—Robert E. Lee, Albert Sidney Johnston...

What is Mental Health Becoming?

"Mind is the thing that we are dealing with when we are dealing with psychiatric challenges," Ken Thompson says. "Mind is the thing in us that allows us to be both in the world and inside ourselves at the same time." No matter which way you look at it, mental health...

Rethinking Youth Suicide

“I think our society has adopted an unrealistic zero-tolerance policy about suicidality. We can diagnosis people with mental illness and prescribe them medication, but we need to examine how our culture and society are impacting mental health.” The Hogg Foundation...

Mental Health in Schools

“Our hope is that this program will shift the culture,” Stephany Bryan says, “and it will definitely shift the culture in educational settings by being able to provide campuses with opportunities for learning new and innovative ways of providing appropriate services...

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