Transforming Mental Health Through Community

The Hogg Foundation envisions a future in which the people of Texas thrive in communities that support mental health and well-being. We believe it’s possible to transform how communities promote mental health in everyday life. We support research and learning, practice and implementation, and policy initiatives to achieve this vision.

Video Contest

Deadline Extended! We’re seeking talented young creators, ages 16 to 24, for our New Voices Showcase. We are looking for short videos that answer the question, How would the world be different if it cared about your mental health?”

Success Story

The Montrose Center, a Texas Communities Count grant recipient, reflects back on their efforts to encourage participation in the 2020 census. The goal was to encourage participation by traditionally hard-to-reach and undercounted populations.

Writing Contest

Share a story that describes how a loved one’s mental health has been impacted during this time of heightened injustice, race-related trauma, and the pandemic. What did you learn from this as a family member or caregiver to that person?

News and Announcements

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

Aren’t I a Human Being?

Aren’t I a Human Being?

I am a human being… right…? I was born into this world by human beings. Just as everyone else was, If that’s the case…why do I feel like such an alien…?

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Public Policy

Through a variety of policy initiatives, the Hogg Foundation influences systemic change at the state and local level to improve the mental health and well-being of people across Texas.

Policy Priorities

These policy priorities represent mental health and substance use issues that we believe deserve the attention of policymakers and advocates. 

Mental Health Guide

Navigating mental health systems and services in Texas can be daunting, even for the most informed advocates and policymakers.

Response to Legislative Interim Charges

The foundation Policy unit recently responded to several Requests for Information related to the interim charges.


Listen to conversations with mental health consumers, practitioners and advocates.


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