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

News

Eat Well! El Paso program helps to provide healthier meals

May 22, 2017

When it comes to the Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) initiative, more is better.

The more multi-disciplined the approach, the greater the odds a cross-section of the region will benefit.

The more there is a mixture of programs that teach people the skills they need to liv…

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