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
New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall paid a visit to Silicon Valley this week to explore opportunities and potential partnerships with tech companies around mental health issues.
A young Zimbabwean who has set off on a run to raise funds for mental health patients says her friends think she is crazy trying to do 724 kilometers (450 miles) in 17 days.
Billionaire hedge funder Steve Cohen is committing $275 million to support veterans and their families by opening up a number of free mental-health clinics across the U.S.
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
The former Menninger campus has sat abandoned, its remaining buildings deteriorating since that mental health organization moved to Texas in 2002.
Mental Health America of Texas has been looking out for the mentally ill for 80 years.
Clarity Child Guidance Center is nearing completion of its roughly $22 million main campus expansion. As a result, the nonprofit agency has put some of its South Texas Medical Center area real estate on the market.
The money, donated in December, went to a university fund called Athletes Connected. The program is for athletes who are battling depression. Hackett salary was $600,000.
The JED Foundation and the Steve Fund, two leading mental health organizations, announced in December 2015 a joint plan to provide colleges and universities with recommended practices for improving support for the mental health and emotional well-being of America’s college students of color.
“We are extremely grateful to Tom Luce for his role in establishing the Institute as a leader in mental health policy for Texas, and we are confident in Andy’s ability to carry the mission forward,” said Dr. Octavio Martinez, Executive Director of the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health.
In today’s funding environment, the most significant inroads to scientific discovery will likely be generated by a combination of public and private funding from people with a vested stake in finding cures.
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation, which celebrates 20 years in the region with two days of special events this week, launched initiatives that reduced smoking and lung disease in El Paso and helped to address teen pregnancy and domestic violence, among other health issues. More recently, it spearheaded initiatives that have given mental health Read more
Brian Wilson’s lifelong struggle with mental health issues is at the centerpiece of his acclaimed new biopic Love and Mercy. On Thursday, the Beach Boys co-founder announced a partnership with The Campaign To Change Direction to help others people facing similar issues.
The Carter Center Mental Health Program today released “The Carter Center Journalism Resource Guide on Behavioral Health” to journalists, behavioral health and media experts.
A $1.6 million grant will help a national nonprofit expand mental health care for Houston veterans, officials said Thursday.
The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) announced today that it has been awarded a $1 million grant from St. David’s Foundation to support efforts to make integrated behavioral health more available in the health care arena.
Yesterday, the Harris County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council convened to high-five itself for winning $150,000 from the MacArthur Foundation. Exactly how they will administer the money remains to be seen.
Texas Tech School of Law professor Brian Shannon will draft the fifth edition of a book on criminal procedure and mental illness thanks to a generous grant from the Texas Bar Foundation.
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is giving 20 jails of all sizes $150,000 each to come up with ways to reduce the number of people unnecessarily behind bars.
UTSW Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care established with $5M gift from Hersh Foundation
The Hersh Foundation has given $5 million to the Southwestern Medical Foundation to help establish the Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care at UT Southwestern Medical Center and endow the Julie K. Hersh Chair in Depression Research and Clinical Care.
One in four residents across the Rio Grande Valley suffer from diabetes, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, but an influx of $13 million in grants is hoping to change that as well as tackle depression, a common symptom of the disease.
East Texans are known to rally around friends battling cancer, and a new initiative from a major Texas philanthropy hopes the same can one day be said about that person if he or she is battling mental illness.
In the next several weeks, money will begin falling out of the sky and onto skid row in downtown Los Angeles. More than $3 million worth.
On Mar. 17, 2015, the Hogg Foundation was officially commended in a Texas Senate resolution (SR 267) commemorating our 75th anniversary and recognizing the foundation’s contributions to Texas mental health since its inception 75 years ago.
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
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 membership in the Philosophical Society of Texas
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced it plans to give $75 million to local jail officials working on ways to remove nonviolent offenders, people too poor to afford bail and the mentally ill from behind bars.
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