Into the Fold Podcast: Issues in Mental Health

Our podcast series is one of the ways we move from simply talking about our grantmaking to influencing dialogue and learning about mental health and well-being. Hosted by “Ike at the Mic,” our public affairs representative Ike Evans, the series captures the human implications of mental health and the factors that influence it, bringing you conversations with mental health experts, consumers, advocates, practitioners, researchers and community leaders from across Texas and beyond.

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November 2023: Listener Question of the Month

For this month we are exploring the theme of gratitude. We would love to hear from you on this topic

Do you make gratitude a regular practice? If so, what form does it take? How does it help your mental health?  

We will accept responses as either written testimonials or audio recordings. Selected responses will be read or played during an upcoming Into the Fold episode. You will be notified if your response is selected. Respondents are kept anonymous by default. 

Send your response to If your audio file is too large to send via email, upload it to this Box folder. In such a case, you should still send an email so we know who you are. Thanks! 


Recent Podcasts

A written synopsis is available for each podcast.

Young Minds Matter: Real Queens

As vice-president and co-founder of Real Queens Help Fix Each Other’s Crowns, Brandi Meister gives women and girls the support they need to maintain mental health and wellness.

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World Mental Health Day

October 10 is World Mental Health Day 2023. This year’s theme is “Mental Health is a Universal Human Right.”

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Mental Health Goes Back to School

During this especially divisive time, a strong partnership between two Austin nonprofits is providingmuch-needed mental health support to students, families, and school communities.

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Asian Texans Mobilize for Mental Health

Hogg Foundation for Mental Health Episode 152: We speak with a nonprofit serving the AAPI community in Texas, connecting them to civic action to build personal and political power.

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*Into the Fold is part of the Texas Podcast Network. Texas Podcast Network is brought to you by The University of Texas at Austin. Podcasts are produced by faculty members and staffers at UT Austin who work with University Communications to craft content that adheres to journalistic best practices. The University of Texas at Austin offers these podcasts at no charge. Podcasts appearing on the network and this webpage represent the views of the hosts, not of The University of Texas at Austin.


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