mental health

Mental Health Awareness Month

48 Views   In 2023, 36.4% of New Mexicans reported symptoms of anxiety and/or depression. The state’s suicide rate, 25 out of every 100,000 people, exceeding the national average of approximately 14 per 100,000.

Legislators propose amendments to New Mexico red flag law

196 Views   Two New Mexico legislators are proposing amendments to a state law that allows district courts to issue yearlong orders to prohibit individuals from possessing, purchasing or receiving firearms if they are found to pose a threat of injury to themselves or others.

NM-INSPIRES: inspiring a healthier New Mexico

374 Views   A new, cross-campus innovation is going to improve the health and livelihood of New Mexico communities. The inspiring program is called none other than NM-INSPIRES. It all began within the National Institutes of Health (NIH,) and its Environmental Health Science Division.