mental health

NMPED launches emotional learning portal

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The state launched a new portal to help families with social and emotional issues. The Public Education Department partnered with 7 Mindsets, a national leader in online social-emotional learning solutions.

Three school districts to receive millions in mental health resources

SANTA FE, N.M. – Farmington Municipal Schools, Santa Fe Public Schools and Socorro Consolidated Schools will all receive around $9 million over the next five years.  The districts were chosen by New Mexico PED based on the number of students living in poverty and the number of families that speak languages

Nearly Half Of N.M. Hospitals Lack Medication For Opioid Addiction

As overdose deaths in New Mexico have surged during the pandemic, recent research shows a searing gap in treatment available for Opioid Use Disorder at the state’s hospitals. One of the study’s authors, Dr. Eileen Barrett, Director of Continuing Medical Education at the University of New Mexico, spoke with KUNM about the