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 REALIZE experience is to inspire already effective leaders to become transformational leaders for the benefit of the region’s health. Customized for the Paso del Norte region and built on nine leadership attributes, REALIZE offers a cohort of twenty executives, the opportunity for individualized leadership growth over fifteen months.
With strengthened leadership in place, regional organizations and individuals are better positioned to promote health and prevent disease. ...
September 23, 2016
Families and care givers are making connections and learning that support and treatment options do exist to help loved ones with mental health conditions.
Through Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s Think.Change initiative, one of the National Alliance on Mental Illness’ (NAMI) signature programs is available in El Paso. The program known as Family-to-Family teaches concise, empathetic communication with a family member who has a mental health condition. Participants learn how the brain and medications work and learn how to be advocates for their loved one at different levels. [image_97...
Posted on September 19, 2016 by Enrique Mata
On September 27th, the El Paso Behavioral Consortium will assemble at the Wyndham Hotel to recognize a growing list of collaborating partners and to hear updates on progress being made to improve mental and behavioral healthcare options for the greater El Paso area. Some have said that El Paso organizations do not collaborate well. In fact, a 2014 assessment of the El Paso behavioral health system showed ‘the biggest challenge confronting El Paso’s behavioral health system was fragmentation and lack of program collaboration.’ Over the past 24 months, I’ve witnessed exactly the ...