Priority Areas

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s board of directors identified five priority areas to focus the Foundation’s work throughout the region.

Healthy Eating and Active Living

To make healthy eating and active living the easy choice for all people in the Paso del Norte region.

Initiative or Program:

Healthy Eating and Active Living (HEAL)


Tobacco and Alcohol Prevention

To eliminate tobacco use and reduce binge drinking particularly among youth.

Initiative or Program:

A Smoke Free Paso del Norte

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Mental Health and Emotional Well-being

To reduce the stigma associated with mental illness, increase training for mental health providers and explore structural changes in the region’s behavioral health treatment system.

Initiative or Program:

El Paso Behavioral Health Consortium

El Paso Psychology Internship Consortium

Think.Change


Healthy Kids

To work with families, community organizations, and schools to increase protective factors for youth.

Initiative or Program:

IGNITE

Two Should Know


Health Leadership

To develop regional health leaders and respond to community requests to provide leadership to health-related initiatives.

Initiative or Program:

Healthy Paso del Norte Report

Paso del Norte Health Information Exchange

REALIZE

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Scouting engages youth in the community

February 24, 2017

Unlike other days, Mario can’t wait to get home to show his mother the flyer he received at school about joining Boy Scouts. He and several classmates received the same flyer and hope they can be part of this afterschool activity. Mario and his friends are among the youth in the region who are disconnected or not in…

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