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

Two Should Know


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

Offering afterschool programs to disconnected youth in El Paso County

July 17, 2018

Over the past five years, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) -Yucca Council and the Paso del Norte Health Foundation have teamed up to increase the participation of disconnected youth in the Scouts, adding more than 1,000 families to the Scouting family since 2013.

The BSA-Yucca Council, in partnership with the Heal…

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