World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day 2023

October 10 is World Mental Health Day (WMHD). The theme for this year is Mental Health is a Universal Human Right. We are highlighting stories that explore the efforts of people around the world to improve community conditions that impact mental health, and why the movement to transform mental health must be a global one.


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Podcast: Mental Health is a Human Right

Anna Gray and Janet Paleo are the driving force behind Prosumers International, a grantee partner of the Hogg Foundation. In Episode 155 of our podcast, they discuss the efforts of mental health consumers to change the mental health landscape on a global scale.

A Royal Visit

On September 8, 2022, the community of Bastrop, Texas played host to an extraordinary gathering. Hogg Foundation staff, local community leaders, and representatives from the International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership met with a most unlikely visitor: Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands.

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Video: What it Means to Make Mental Health a Human Right

October 10 is World Mental Health Day and we want to hear from you! The Hogg Foundation is asking for videos up to 60-seconds from Texas residents describing how mental health is a universal human right.

Behavioral Health Networks

These three behavioral health networks bring together people and organizations that serve communities and people of color in the Austin area. Learn more and get involved.

Guest Viewpoints

Nirali Thakkar, a graduate student in social work at The University of Texas at Austin, and Ravi Chandra, writer, psychiatrist, and compassion educator, offer their reflections on mental health within Asian diaspora communities.

Into the Fold Podcasts

From its inception our podcast, Into the Fold, has provided a venue for deep conversations about mental health and well-being through a global lens. Here are some recent examples.

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day

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

The Loneliness Epidemic

The Loneliness Epidemic

Nearly three in five U.S. adults describe themselves as being lonely. People from underrepresented racial groups, those with lower incomes, and young people are even more vulnerable to feeling a lack of social connection. Joining us today is Jacki Hecht, MSN, RN,...

Bridges, not Barriers

Bridges, not Barriers

Three different people share thoughts on replacing barriers with bridges for Asian American and Pacific Islander mental health.

Asian Americans Attaining Awareness

Asian Americans Attaining Awareness

Hogg Foundation for Mental Health · Episode 132: Asian Americans Attaining Awareness In our Asian Americans Attaining Awareness podcast we're observing May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. We’re taking this time of cultural recognition to look at...