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.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced more than $44.5 million in awards to training programs to increase the number of mental health providers and substance abuse counselors across the country.
Behavioral Health System Baltimore has received a $2.8 million grant to launch a pilot program that would allow those with serious mental health problems to get mandatory outpatient treatment rather than be committed to a mental hospital.
The State of Texas renewed its commitment to serve veterans where Washington has failed them with a new round of grant opportunities for entities offering mental health care. Another $20 million is available to local nonprofits and governments to address needs “that are currently not being met.”
HHS Awards over $260 Million to Health Centers Nationwide to Build and Renovate Facilities to Serve More Patients
Today, HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced over $260 million in funding to 290 health centers in 45 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico for facility renovation, expansion, or construction. Health centers will use this funding to increase their patient capacity and to provide additional comprehensive primary and preventive health services to medically Read more
SAMHSA is Accepting Applications for up to $800,000 for Statewide Peer Networks for Recovery and Resiliency Grants
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for Statewide Peer Networks for Recovery and Resiliency grants totaling up to $800,000.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Texas (NAMI Texas) was awarded a grant from the Texas Bar Foundation for the development, production and distribution of the fifth edition of the book, “Texas Criminal Procedure and the Offender with Mental Illness: An Analysis and Guide.”
$1.8 Million Awarded to UTSA Neuroscience Professor: Research Aims to Find Treatment and Cures for Mental Disorders
The National Institutes of Health recently granted UTSA associate professor of neuroscience, Dr. Carlos Paladini, $1.8 million for research on the role of dopamine in mental disorders.
SAMHSA Is Accepting Applications for up to $75 Million in Grants for the National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for the National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative – Category II TSA Centers totaling up to $75 million over the course of five years.
Officials with Special Health Resources for Texas hope that a new grant and community outreach will help expand the organization’s mission of providing health services to the most vulnerable population.
The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health invites eligible higher education institutions in Texas to respond to this request for proposals (RFP) to fund mental health recovery-oriented research projects.