Marshall University has been awarded more than $850,000 in effort to increase the number of behavioral health providers serving underserved populations and people in rural areas. “Providing funding to enhance behavioral health workforce capacity is a worthwhile investment,” said Amy Saunders, director of Marshall’s Wellness Center.
Philanthropic foundations play a central and widely accepted role in informing the public about mental health; supporting research on mental health policies and treatment protocols; and collaborating with public and private actors in providing services. Hogg Foundation
“These grants are an important step in not only providing life-saving help to those who urgently need it, but in raising public awareness that suicide is one of our nation’s most devastating public health problems,” said HHS Secretary Tom Price, M.D.
The University of the Incarnate Word was one of two Texas universities to receive Hogg Foundation funding to address social determinants of health. Instead of treating a disease, osteopathic medicine aims to delve deeper, looking into family culture, background, living circumstances and work.
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded more than $200 million to 1,178 health centers and 13 rural health organizations to increase access to substance abuse and mental health services. opioid crisis
Three UNT professors were recently given a $313,000 grant from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health for the Play for the Future project, which will help five elementary schools in the community.
The Hogg Foundation is working to improve mental health services in area schools. Lockhart ISD is one of the districts to receive grant money for those services. Superintendent Susan Bohn talks about what this means for students.
HCPS received funding from the Hogg Foundation to implement an integrated health care program, which provides comprehensive health care to children in kinship and foster care, allows caregivers to focus on prevention and wellness, and results in better health outcomes.
For caregivers, accessing much needed services – like mental health, child welfare, substance use, social services and physical health – is not easy due in part to a fragmented system of care. In 2012, Harris County Protective Services (HCPS) received funding from the Hogg Foundation to implement an integrated health care program for children in Read more
“Our hope is that this program will shift the culture,” Stephany Bryan says, “and it will definitely shift the culture in educational settings by being able to provide campuses with opportunities for learning new and innovative ways of providing appropriate services and supports.”
Seven Texas nonprofit entities are receiving grants from the Hogg Foundation to improve student academic achievement by supporting mental health. The grants continue the foundation’s commitment to child and adolescent mental health, its growing investment in early intervention and prevention, and its support of humane, evidence-based alternatives to punitive disciplinary practices.
Dell Medical School is committed to revolutionizing how people get and stay healthy, with a particular focus on serving the most vulnerable and underserved populations. We know that mental health is critical to sustaining physical health, and so the Department of Psychiatry is leading the medical school’s efforts to integrate mental health services within all Read more
The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health is awarding San Antonio’s newest medical school a grant of more than $400,000. The University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine will use the money to tackle mental health issues on the city’s south side.
Hogg Foundation Awards More Than $1 Million in Grants to Address Social Determinants of Mental Health
The grants, which total more than $1 million, aim to eliminate disparities by addressing the social determinants of mental health. They reflect the foundation’s growing interest in community-level factors that influence individual mental health and wellness, as well as build upon the foundation’s work in advancing integrated health care in Texas.
The Hogg Foundation has recently moved from a period of reflecting on our history and celebrating 75 years of service to assessing current needs and planning for our future. When I think about our accomplishments over the past couple years, I find that there is much for our team to be proud of as we Read more
adolescent mental health – We cannot simply look at this issue from the student’s perspective, but must address the entire system surrounding a child’s academic performance. Non-parental relationships, such as a teacher-student relationship, are critically important to classroom success.
Nation’s Largest Suicide Prevention Organization Awards $1Million Research Grant to Houston Physician
This critical study focuses on identifying risk, and factors that reduce suicide risk. Assessment tools related to decision making and brain activity will be used with the goal of identifying factors that can improve a clinician’s ability to assess immediate suicide risk.
Mental illness continues to be a largely neglected area of health funding in the grand scheme of where philanthropic dollars go.
The Texas Veterans + Family Alliance (TV+FA) grant program seeks to improve the quality of life of Texas veterans and their families by helping communities increase access to mental health treatment and services.
SAMHSA is awarding up to a total of $38.6 million in Resiliency in Communities After Stress and Trauma (ReCAST) over the next five years to help people and communities recover from, and build resiliency to trauma.
The Durham County Sheriff’s Office announced that the Durham County Detention Facility will be improving mental health services.
A grant funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration will allow the Klaras Center for Families-Heart of Texas Region MHMR to close gaps in six counties.
The Heart of Texas Human Trafficking Coalition announced Wednesday that it is one of seven projects nationwide selected for the U.S. Department of Justice grant award of $1.5 million for the development of human trafficking task forces.
About 3.8 million people in Texas are age 60 and over, a number that’s expected to more than triple to 12 million by 2050. It’s regarded as one of the state’s fastest growing populations.
It’s part of a larger project to fight the opioid epidemic in hard-hit rural areas such as Appalachia. This summer, the federal government directed $1.4 million to five pilot projects located in southwest Virginia as well as Tennessee and Kentucky.