mental health

New 988 suicide hotline launches nationwide

118 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The new suicide prevention hotline number “988” is rolling out across the country.  “We support about 10,000 calls a month currently,” said Wendy Linebrink-Allison.

NMPED launches emotional learning portal

110 Views   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

104 Views   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

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

100 Views   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