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Established in 1940, the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health envisions a future in which the people of Texas thrive in communities that support mental health and well-being. Using a variety of approaches, including grantmaking, convening, research and public policy, the foundation works collaboratively to transform how communities promote mental health in everyday life.

Hogg Expert Voices

The Hogg Foundation offers experts with a wide range of knowledge and expertise on mental health, with a rare mix of academic training and lived experience to draw from. This includes unique insight into the intersection of mental health and the other social determinants of health. To arrange an interview with a foundation staff member, contact Ike Evans, Communications Manager, at

Modernizing Texas State Hospitals

Dr. Octavio N. Martinez, Jr., on the opportunity to modernize the state hospital system in Texas.

Promoting African American Mental Health

Vicky Coffee, Hogg Foundation program director, discusses African American mental health on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Central Texas African American Family Support Conference.

Podcast series Into the Fold looks at mental health

Ike Evans, Hogg Foundation communications manager, on the Hogg Foundation’s podcast series, Into the Fold.

Mental Health Help for Underserved Communities

NBC DFW interview with Dr. Octavio N. Martinez, Jr., Hogg Foundation executive director, on the mental health needs of underserved communities.

The Future of Mental Health

Dr. Octavio N. Martinez, Jr., Hogg Foundation executive director, delivering the keynote address at the Texas Judicial Commission on Mental Health summit in 2021.

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The name of our organization is “Hogg Foundation for Mental Health.” Any subsequent references in articles and other publications can read “Hogg Foundation” or “the foundation.” The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health logo should be reproduced only from supplied artwork. The logo should not be redrawn or altered in any way. Please reference our Identity Guidelines for more information.

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