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The Hogg Foundation provides information, tools, news and resources so we can all play a role in transforming how communities promote mental health and well-being in everyday life.

“There is a lack of emphasis on humanizing of education for the individual so that he has a better understanding of himself and others.” — Ima Hogg

Recent Blog Posts

Get news, insights and ideas from foundation staff and allies related to our initiatives and the state of mental health in Texas.

When Recovery Meets Social Entrepreneurship

“How do we empower the voice of lived experience to help shape policy and programming?” Jason Howell asks. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) defines recovery as a “process of change through which individuals improve their health...

Hurricane Harvey, Faith and Resilience

“My faith was and is my most valuable resource,” Jameisha Brown says. “I learned to maintain hope, even when I was told there was none left.” Even though Hurricane Harvey made landfall in August 2017, the devastation left in its wake continues to affect many Texans...

How to Build a Healthy City

“People are part of many different communities,” Dr. Clay Johnston says. “Not just their physical community, but also the communities in which they work, and in which they share religion and other cultural commonalities.” The notion that individual well-being can be a...


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Featured Publications

Access a variety of free publications that provide information, tips and tools to advance mental health in Texas.

Mental Health Guide

This comprehensive resource is designed to help advocates, policy makers, families and individuals navigate mental health systems and services in Texas.

Language Matters

Language has a powerful effect on how we view mental health. Learn about using “people-first” language when talking about matters of mental health and illness.

Austin Area African American Behavioral Health Network

Finding the right behavioral health services can be challenging. For African-Americans who desire providers with awareness of their particular needs, the challenge is even more daunting. The Austin Area African American Behavioral Health Network, or 4ABHN, is a group of people interested in the behavioral health and well-being of African Americans in Greater Austin.

Texas Mental Health Information
A web portal for Texas residents who may have mental health related needs or who want to support someone who does.

2-1-1 Texas
Find Texas mental health services including crisis helplines, counseling, support groups and more.

Texas Veterans Portal
A resource for veterans, their families, and their survivors, with helpful information from many government agencies here so you can find the assistance, services, and benefits you need.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Texas
Offers a variety of education and support programs for individuals living with mental illness, family members, friends, professionals, other stakeholders, and the community at large.

Mental Health America (MHA) of Texas
The state’s largest and longest-serving mental health education and advocacy group.

Via Hope
Provides training, technical assistance and consultation to individuals in recovery from mental health concerns, their family members, youth who are interested in mental health, and mental health professionals throughout the state of Texas.

Speak Your Mind Texas
Learn how to support teens and young adults who have mental health and substance use issues.

One in Five Minds
Raises awareness about mental illness, breaks stigma, and increases access to treatment for children regardless of their ability to pay.

Say No To Stigma
A blog of The Menninger Clinic, one of the country’s leading psychiatric hospitals.