mental health

NM-INSPIRES: inspiring a healthier New Mexico

133 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.

Santa Fe Holds Mental Health Expo

124 Views   Health care providers and other organizations gathered Saturday at the Chavez Community Center for a Mental Health Fair organized by The Life Link.  May is Mental Health Awareness month.

Some New Mexico cities are training civilians to respond to mental health calls

192 Views   Some communities in New Mexico have started programs that send trained civilians to respond mental health calls instead of police. Joshua Bowling, criminal justice reporter with Searchlight New Mexico was part of an investigative team examining if these programs are enough to address the issue. He shares more about their

San Juan County deputies complete Atlantic expedition for a special cause

148 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Three San Juan County deputies traveled across the Atlantic Ocean, from the Canary Islands to Antigua and Barbuda in the West Indies, for a special cause. It wasn’t just an ordinary trip, though. SJCSO Capt. Mark Pfetzer, Lt. Jarrod Slindee and retired Sgt. Mike Hogue rowed

Anxiety disorders added as condition for medical cannabis in New Mexico

215 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Officials in New Mexico have approved anxiety disorders as a qualifying condition under the state’s medical marijuana program. When approving the move, the New Mexico Medical Cannabis Advisory Board cited that up to 25 percent of New Mexico’s adult population could be experiencing

Student charged in New Mexico campus shooting is released

195 Views   A University of New Mexico student was released from jail Wednesday after being accused of plotting with friends to confront a basketball player from a rival university, resulting in the shooting death of one UNM student and the wounding of the player.