Posts Tagged ‘Healthy Communities’

Foundation’s Sushma Sharma to receive NAMI Mental Health Award

Dr. Sushma Sharma, our own DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation director of population health research, was announced this week as a surprise recipient of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Texas award as the 2020 Mental Health Professional of the Year. NAMI Texas is an alliance of more than 600 local affiliates who work […]

DFWHC Foundation awarded second phase of funding for community mental health program

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced today it was awarded the second phase of funding for its Community Mental Health Grant Program from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). With seven North Texas counties without psychiatric care beds and the number of behavioral care providers throughout the region ranking below national […]

Foundation and Healthy Communities to host Oct. 27 meeting

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and the Healthy Communities Institute will host a special “Dallas Clients Meeting” on October 27 at the Las Colinas Country Club in Irving. This complimentary event from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. will detail updates and the latest news on the Healthy North Texas website. Lunch will be provided. […]

Empowering a Healthy Community

This week, the American Association of Public Health is sponsoring National Public Health Week. You can find much of the information blogged about this week at: Did you know? • More than 80 million U.S. residents do not have access to fluoridated water, which reduces tooth decay by 25 percent. Every dollar spent on […]