Health Priorities, Initiatives & Programs


The Think.Change initiative is working to build a culture of support and acceptance in the region.

Research has shown that increasing emotional well-being, decreasing misinformation about mental illness, improving access to timely treatment, showing that recovery from mental illness is possible, and increasing community support and inclusion will lead to decreased social isolation and an improved culture of support and acceptance.

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Strategic Plan

Awarded Grants

Project Title Organization Grant Amount
Mental Health Learning Library Emergence Health Network / El Paso MHMR $187,833.61
Destigmatizing Mental Illness through Mentorship and Mental Health First Aid Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Paso $30,000.30
The People Empower El Paso (PEEP) Project Family Service of El Paso, Inc. $193,833.75
West Texas Strong: A Trauma-Informed Care Consortium El Paso Child Guidance Center $184,841.80
Colonias Project Cares Texas A&M University $149,669.30

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New staff member joins Foundation team

May 17, 2022

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation and Paso del Norte Community Foundation are pleased to welcome Diana Seabrooks as our new Accounting Support Assistant.

Ms. Seabrooks will support the Accounting/Finance Department working on Foundation payables, reports, and customer service.

Ms. Seabrooks grew up in El…

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