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
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
The Disability Issues Legislative Roundtable: “Raise Your Voice” is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the University Center San Saba Room. Alison Mohr of the Hogg Foundation is speaking on practical advocacy.
Those of us who are concerned with healthy minds and the social conditions that support them should always permit ourselves the freedom to get out from under the legacy of past mistakes.
Five nonprofit advocacy groups received a total of $682,000 over two years to hire an in-house fellow through the Hogg Mental Health Peer Policy Fellows Grants program. The fellows are certified peer specialists who will receive intensive training, education and experience in mental health advocacy and policy work.
The Hogg Foundation has its own special relationship to the tragedy. Our offices were on the 24th floor of the Tower, just five flights below where Whitman stood for those 90 endless minutes, cutting random people’s lives short..
The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health is accepting applications from graduate students at The University of Texas at Austin for a graduate assistant to the communications team. Open to applicants from diverse disciplines.