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PeerFest 2016 to Take Place in Corpus Christi, TX

AUSTIN, Texas – The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health is pleased to announce the first-ever PeerFest, which takes place April 25–28, 2016 in Corpus Christi, TX. The event is inspired by Alternatives, an annual national conference created by and for persons with lived...

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The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health Names Jocelyn Sargent as New Research and Evaluation Program Officer

The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health announces Dr. Jocelyn Sargent as its new Research and Evaluation Program Officer. A graduate of The University of Texas at Austin with a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Michigan, Sargent joins the foundation after working as a program officer at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Continue Reading The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health Names Jocelyn Sargent as New Research and Evaluation Program Officer

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Executive Director Elected to National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services

Dr. Octavio N. Martinez, Jr., executive director of the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health and associate vice president for diversity and community engagement at The University of Texas at Austin, has been appointed to the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Continue Reading Executive Director Elected to National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services

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Hogg Foundation Executive Director Elected to Board of Trust for America’s Health

Dr. Octavio N. Martinez, Jr. has been elected to the board of Trust for America’s Health, a non-profit organization that advocates for strengthening the nation’s public health system against a wide range of threats to public health, including pandemics, chronic diseases and bioterrorism. Continue Reading Hogg Foundation Executive Director Elected to Board of Trust for America’s Health

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Hogg Foundation Joins UT Austin on iTunes U

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...

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Jemila Lea Named as New Policy Fellow

AUSTIN, Texas – The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health announces Jemila Lea as their new Policy Fellow. A Texas native, Lea joins the foundation after receiving her juris doctor from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School in the spring of 2013. Prior to law school, Lea...

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State-Supported Living Centers Receive Assistance in Implementing Trauma-Informed Care

AUSTIN, Texas – The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health at The University of Texas at Austin has awarded a two-year, $368,077 grant to provide training and technical assistance to two state-supported living centers (SSLCs) and participating community-service providers supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities. Continue Reading State-Supported Living Centers Receive Assistance in Implementing Trauma-Informed Care

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