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NM Lacks Mental Health Services for Troubled Foster Kids

4.14.23 Gene and the Panel discuss Lujan Grisham’s pocket veto and respond to an investigation from Searchlight New Mexico and ProPublica exposing the state’s failures in caring for foster children in need of mental health care.   

Host: Gene Grant 

Line Opinion Panelists: 
Michael Bird, former President of the American Public Health Association  
Tom Garrity, founder & president, The Garrity Group Public Relations  
Giovanna Rossi, president, Collective Action Strategies, LLC 

For More Information: 

New Mexico foster kids in need of mental care often get police instead – Searchlight New Mexico 

Attorney General’s bill latest to be pocket vetoed by governor – Santa Fe New Mexican