Paso del Norte Health Foundation - 2016 Annual Report
We are pleased to announce the release of our 2016 Annual Report - Health Is Elemental.
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Visit 2016annualreport.pdnhf.org to review the full report.
Celebrating 20 Years
Established in 1995 as one of the largest private foundation along the U.S.-Mexico border. We strive to promote health and prevent disease through leadership in health education, research and advocacy.
Focus is placed on communities living in El Paso and Hudspeth Counties in far west Texas, Doña Ana, Luna, and Otero Counties in southern New Mexico, and in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Invested more than $141 million in the mission of the Foundation and granted to more than 300 organizations across the Borderplex.
The goal of the IGNITE Initiative is to improve a range of health outcomes by engaging disconnected youth in the Paso del Norte region in high quality programs during out of school hours. The Foundation refers to “disconnected youth” as people between the ages of 7-18 who are not involved in out of school activities or participating in the labor market. Evidence indicates that youth who are involved in out of school programs are less likely to use drugs, alcohol, or be involved in criminal ac…
July 21, 2017
The El Paso Behavioral Health Consortium will host a summit to share a Review of Mental Health & IDD Bills from the 85th Legislative Session and the El Paso Community Movement Launch of
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
8:00 a.m. to Noon
El Paso Community College
Administrative Services Building
9050 Viscount Blvd.
RSVP by Friday, August 18, 2017 to Juanita Galaviz at firstname.lastname@example.org or (915)218-2618.
Partners: Emergence Health Network, Texas State of Mind and El Paso Community College
Posted on July 3, 2017 by Jana Renner
A friend and I were recently trading stories about parenting teenagers. The topic moved to underage drinking parties and how to talk to our teenage children about expectations around underage drinking without sounding preachy or overbearing. Parents of teenagers may be surprised to learn that research shows that parents’ opinions do matter. In fact, 80 percent of youth between the ages of 10 and 18 report that their parents, not their peers, influence their decision to drink or not to drink.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) has resources for paren…