Awarded Grants

Destigmatizing Mental Illness through Mentorship and Mental Health First Aid

To enhance mental health awareness and reduce stigma and negative bias by having 3 Big Brothers Big Sisters staff become Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA-Y) certified instructors. Then staff will train 74 individuals Bigs and other volunteers in the greater El Paso area.

Grant Information

Grant Amount: $30,000.30

Project Start Date: November 1, 2021

Project End Date: October 31, 2022


Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Paso

Contact: Ms. Bobbi Jo Ortiz

Phone: (915) 544-4203

PDNHF Initiative: Mental Health & Emotional Well-Being

Develop, lead, and invest in partnerships, organizations, programs, and communications to promote emotional well-being, reduce stigma and negative bias, and improve access, ease of navigation, and continuity of care for mental and behavioral health services.

Mental Health & Emotional Well-Being

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