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 email@example.com.
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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News and Announcements
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Guided by a focus on love, healing, and connection, the National Day of Racial Healing celebration was a day of engaging dialogue, healing circles, and creative activities that explored issues of racism, bias, inequity, injustice, and the intersections of race and well-being.
Because Medicaid is the largest payer of mental health and substance use care in the nation, Texans with mental health or substance use conditions who may lose coverage during this unwinding–erroneously or correctly–will lose out on life-saving care
Hogg Policy Academy and Policy Fellows to Focus on Child, Youth, and Family Mental Health and Well-being in Next Cohort
The 2024-25 cohort of the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health Policy Academy and Policy Fellows initiative will focus on supporting child, youth, and family mental health and well-being.
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Hogg Foundation in the News
- Texas health organizations must promote vaccines
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, October 6, 2021
- As senior population grows, University of Texas researchers spotlight lacking dementia care
KXAN, September 28, 2021
- My 5 Cents
The Record, September 7, 2021
- People Post: Comings And Goings Among Staffs And Boards In The Health Philanthropy World
Health Affairs, September 7, 2021
- Texans answer call for help from our neighbors following Ida
Lufkin Daily News, September 6, 2021
- Texans assist Louisiana residents in Hurricane Ida recovery
The Courier, September 3, 2021