April 2019 Newsletter

Is your child vaping?

Vaping is a new trend sweeping the nation among teens that can be hard to detect by parents and teachers. Teen brains don’t fully develop until the age of 25, and nicotine adversely affects that development. 

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Providing a safe and positive environment for teens 

Boys & Girls Club of Las Cruces provides teens with a safe place and positive activity every week through their Teen Night. With funding from the Paso del Norte Health Foundation's IGNITE Initiative, the Boys & Girls Club are engaging disconnected youth in out-of-school programs to help avoid them from using drugs, alcohol, or being involved in criminal activity.

Foundation staff promotions 

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.

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Improving health through information exchange

PHIX recently welcomed two new partners to the exchange: Emergence Health Network and Project Vida Health Center.

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Health Foundation Program Officer awarded fellowship

Jana Renner is one of 27 advocates awarded the Walking College Fellowship from America Walks. She will participate in a five-month training program designed to strengthen local efforts to make communities more walkable and livable.  

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El Paso Child
Mental Health Fund

The El Paso Child Mental Health Fund was established to support the El Paso Child Guidance Center as it works to help El Paso children and youth with their mental health needs.

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