Hogg Foundation

Triumph Through Tensions: Mentoring During a Peer Support Practicum

Mentoring a new peer supporter requires living with tensions. According to theories of organizational complexity, tensions exist in any complex adaptive system. There’s the maxim, “On the one hand…on the other hand” going on all the time. It makes for some interesting paradoxes. In this post, I’m going to explore three different tensions that affect Read more

Against North Carolina’s HB2 Law: Mental Health And Discrimination Cannot Co-Exist

Guest post by Octavio N. Martinez, Jr., executive director of Hogg Foundation for Mental Health. This past May, the board of directors of Grantmakers in Health (GIH) decided to relocate the organization’s 2017 Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy from Charlotte, North Carolina, to another city. This difficult decision was made in light of the state Read more

Hogg Foundation Executive Director Chosen for Standing Committee on Public Health Research During Disaster Events

Dr. Octavio N. Martinez, Jr., executive director of the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health and associate vice president for diversity and community engagement at The University of Texas at Austin, has been appointed by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to its Standing Committee on Medical and Public Health Research During Large-Scale Emergency Read more

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