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.

Program Lead: Enrique Mata

Affiliated Grants

2020 TCI: Building a Trauma Informed Borderland

2020 TCI: YWCA El Paso del Norte Region Project ALMA (Active Learning Mindful Achievement)

2020 TCI: The People Empower El Paso (PEEP) Project

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New podcast for your well-being

February 17, 2021

Emergence Health Network (EHN) in collaboration with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, and The Meadows Foundation, has launched a new “This is Wellness” podcast.

The podcast is dedicated to conversations surrounding life situations that contribute and can complicate our well-being. Season…

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