Into the Fold, Episode 25: Circuit Riders for Mental Health

William S. Bush is a professor of history at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. His forthcoming book, “Circuit Riders for Mental Health: The Hogg Foundation and the Transformation for Mental Health in Texas.” The book is an exhaustively researched and revealing look at the history of the Hogg Foundation, with a focus on its first three Read more

Exonerated Man Uses Compensation to Help Other Inmates

HOUSTON (AP) —The still-budding nonprofit is dedicated to freeing other innocent inmates and providing health care to recently released prisoners with medical problems and no means to pay for treatment. “He needs a fresh start, and that includes his body,” Graves said. Eventually, he also plans to hire caseworkers to help connect former convicts with Read more

Hogg Foundation Executive Director Elected to Board of Trust for America’s Health

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 elected to the board of Trust for America’s Health, a non-profit organization that advocates for strengthening the nation’s public health system against a Read more

SAMHSA Is Accepting Applications for up to $163.2 Million In Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration Grants

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for up to $163.2 million in Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration (PBHCI) grants over the next four years. The purpose of this program to provide coordinated and integrated services by co-locating primary and specialty care medical services in community-based mental and behavioral Read more

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