2017 Annual Report - Building Layers of Wellness
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation, Paso del Norte Charitable Foundation and Fundación Paso del Norte para la Salud y Bienstar worked together throughout 2017 for a shared vision: to ensure that the residents of our region have the knowledge, resources, environment and support to live healthy, happy and productive lives. We invite you to view our 2017 Annual Report and share in our journey to inspire and leverage philanthropy and improve health and quality of life in our binational, tri-state region.
View the report at 2017annualreport.pdnhf.org.
Healthy Paso del Norte
A regional resource for population data and community health information that identifies key priorities, establishes measurable health objectives, assists regional organizations with planning and goal setting, and provides evidence-based strategies to improve health.
Focus is placed on the people 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 $164 million in the mission of the Foundation and granted to more than 300 organizations across the Borderplex.
El Paso Behavioral Health Consortium
The El Paso Behavioral Health Consortium (Consortium) convened to examine the El Paso community behavioral health system in preparation for future service needs and funding trends. Its actions are informed by community leaders and available data including an El Paso County behavioral health system assessment conducted in 2014. Paso del Norte Health Foundation plays a key role as a neutral facilitator for the Consortium. The Consortium is committed to ongoing collaboration where all partners…
September 21, 2018
A few years ago, through the Smokefree Initiative of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation (Health Foundation), the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP) took all subsidized public multi-unit housings (MUH) smoke-free. Public health students were trained to survey public housing residents and built a case for smoke-free units.
This model was deployed recently for private multi-housing units under the direction Louis Brown, Ph.D., and his team from UT Houston School of Public Health. A survey was conducted among private multi-unit housing (MUH) residents in El Paso as part of a…
Posted on September 5, 2018 by Enrique Mata
As the 2018-2019 school year begins, kids are starting off fresh with new opportunities to develop friendships and social networks. This is a special time when life-long connections can form. It can also be an emotionally challenging time. In addition to getting to know teachers and getting familiar with school assignments, parents must be vigilant to prevent childhood bullying.
According to the StopBullying.gov website, bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. Bullying can be physical, verbal, or social. I…