Priority Areas

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s board of directors identified five priority areas to focus the Foundation’s work throughout the region.

Healthy Eating and Active Living

To make healthy eating and active living the easy choice for all people in the Paso del Norte region.

Initiative or Program:

Healthy Eating and Active Living (HEAL)


Tobacco and Alcohol Prevention

To eliminate tobacco use and reduce binge drinking particularly among youth.

Initiative or Program:

A Smoke Free Paso del Norte

Shift +


Mental Health and Emotional Well-being

To reduce the stigma associated with mental illness, increase training for mental health providers and explore structural changes in the region’s behavioral health treatment system.

Initiative or Program:

El Paso Behavioral Health Consortium

Think.Change


Healthy Kids

To work with families, community organizations, and schools to increase protective factors for youth.

Initiative or Program:

IGNITE


Health Leadership

To develop regional health leaders and respond to community requests to provide leadership for health-related initiatives.

Initiative or Program:

Healthy Paso del Norte Report

Paso del Norte Health Information Exchange

REALIZE

News

Foundation staff promotions

April 17, 2019

The Paso del Norte Community Foundation and Paso del Norte Health Foundation are pleased to recognize Rosemary Hernandez and Faviola Calvo on their new positions in the Foundations’ Finance Department.

Rosemary has been promoted to the Director of Accounting. Her previous position was Accounting Manager for the P…

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