January 7, 2016
Members of the Shift + network are celebrating as Luna County’s Board of Commissioners unanimously passed a Social Host Ordinance that will allow law enforcement to cite individuals of a gathering where underage drinking occurs.
Shift+ is an initiative of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation and has been working with individuals from the U.S./Mexico border to reduce underage drinking and binge drinking of all ages in the Paso del Norte region.
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January 5, 2016
Through the power of partnership with the Border Partners and the Paso del Norte Health Foundation, an unfinished building was renovated into a sports complex. Children and their families in the area now have a place to be physically active and have fun.
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December 23, 2015
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation is pleased to welcome Cristina Arias as the new Director of Accounting and IT.
Ms. Arias will oversee the financial and bookkeeping services, preparation of financial statements and analysis budgets, governmental reports and payroll. She will also serve as the liaison between the Foundation’s IT contractor and staff.
Ms. Arias has over eight years of accounting and management experience. She holds a bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Texas at El Paso.
December 18, 2015
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s December Newsletter is now available.
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December 16, 2015
El Paso County leaders are working to transform the current behavioral healthcare system into an ideal, accessible, person-centered behavioral health system of care. To tackle this daunting and complex task the El Paso Behavioral Health Consortium was formed.
Its first step was to do an in-depth assessment to understand services being provided and the organizations providing them. This 8 month process resulted was an extensive report including analyzed data on needs and local resources, interviews with over 50 community leaders, clinicians and stakeholders and recommendations for action…
December 3, 2015
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation (PdNHF) is pleased to share the announcement of Andrew Keller, PhD. as the new CEO for Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI). MMHPI traces its origins to the vision of The Meadows Foundation and its philanthropic leadership throughout the State of Texas on mental health issues.
PdNHF and MMHPI have worked together on many projects related to mental health in the region. Dr. Keller was instrumental in providing support for PdNHF’s Think.Change Initiative and the El Paso Behavioral Health Consortium. Today, Sharon Butterworth, mental health…
November 30, 2015
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation (PdNHF) is pleased to invite eligible agencies to submit Letters of Intent (LOI) under the Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s Priority Area: Healthy Eating and Active Living (HEAL). Applicants are encouraged to download and read the HEAL Strategic Plan. After LOI review, selected agencies will be invited to submit a full proposal. Eligible applicants include nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, including churches and units of government, located in the Paso del Norte region.
Deadlines & Schedule:
• Letters of Intent due to Foundation:...
November 19, 2015
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation will be closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.
The office will reopen on Monday, November 30, 2015.
November 18, 2015
“A day that I don’t smoke is like a year of life to me,” says Julie Crest, who works at the Don Haskins Recreation Center. “The Paso del Norte Health Foundation helped me save my life.”
Fifteen years after A Smoke-Free Paso del Norte was launched, Julie’s sentiment is echoed by thousands of former smokers who have found the strength and resources to quit, thanks to this signature initiative of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation.
But don’t think the work is done. Even with all the measurable success, there is still plenty to do in addressing the needs of individual smokers, the…
November 18, 2015
Thanksgiving is a special time of the year to give THANKS.
January 22, 2021
The COVID-19 section of ReducetheRisk915.org has been recently updated. Visit the web site to learn more about how to slow the spread, get updated vaccine information from the City of El Paso’s Department of Public Health, or take a survey from El Paso County about how to ensure…