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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Podcast Listener Commentary

Tell us your thoughts! We welcome commentary on our podcasts; on mental health, well-being, or substance-use issues; or any relevant issues of the day.

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. 

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Recent Podcasts

A written synopsis is available for each podcast.

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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Diversity Awareness and Wellness in Action

Hogg Foundation for Mental Health · Episode 151: Diversity, Awareness and Wellness in Action Building community is a powerful way to support mental health. That’s why the Hogg Foundation’s mission is to transform how communities promote mental health in everyday life....

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Uplifting Black Men

Hogg Foundation for Mental Health · Episode 150: Uplifting Black Men In observance of Juneteenth, we’re exploring the theme of Black emancipation from new perspectives. Because June is also recognized as Men’s Health Month, looking at Black men’s mental health through...

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Juneteenth and Mental Emancipation

Hogg Foundation for Mental Health · Episode 149: Juneteenth and Mental Emancipation In June 2022, President Biden signed legislation to make Juneteenth the nation’s newest federal holiday. Juneteenth commemorates the day on June 19, 1865 when the Emancipation...

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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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