Week 4 – Mental Health Matters for Youth
The theme for this week is, “Mental Health Matters for Youth.” During this week we are highlighting how mental health matters to young people, and what young people themselves are doing to transform mental health in Texas.
New Voices Showcase for Youth
The New Voices Showcase for Youth was an opportunity for young people ages 16 to 24 to answer the question, “How would the world be different if it cared about my mental health?”
Aysha Alibin-Skinner is a Sophomore at Blanson Career and Technology High School in Houston, Texas. Watch her winning video.
A video created by Ashlee Young, a graduate student at Texas Southern University.
Ms. Droddy is a 22-year old who has struggled with schizophrenia and hopes to make a difference in this world.
“I am striving to find avenues where I can express my creativity through the medium of film.”. -Eli Fischer
Watch Joshua Styles’s prize-winning video in the New Voices Showcase for Youth.
In the summer of 2022, the Hogg Foundation launched the New Voices Showcase for Youth. The goal of this project is to highlight the voices of young creatives aged 16-24 and address the question, “How would the world be different if it cared about your mental health?”...
A Royal Visit
Last fall, the Hogg Foundation joined forces with our wonderful grantee partner, Resilient Bastrop County, to co-host a unique event: a visit by her royal majesty, Queen Maxima of the Netherlands.
Queen Máxima has a passion for youth mental health, and as a part of her US tour last week, she visited with rural Texas youth. Read Story
In September, Bastrop played host to an extraordinary gathering. Hogg staff, community leaders, and international mental health leaders met with Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands. Watch Video