Tag Archives: behavioral health

The Line: Only Behavioral Health Provider In Taos Will Close

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August 24, 2018 – When TriCounty Community Services, the only healthcare organization serving Taos, Colfax and Union counties, announced they would close by the end of August, local residents expressed concern over lapses in behavioral and mental health treatment. And when Albuquerque city councilors voted to help fund the proposed Hopeworks Village, a housing development downtown that will help homeless people suffering from behavioral health issues, not all local residents were onboard with the project.

Gene Grant and the Line panelists discuss the current state of behavioral and mental health in New Mexico.

For further reading:

Taos Addiction Treatment and Behavioral Health Provider Closing

Councilors approve $2M for proposed Hopeworks Village

Line Panelists:

Jeffrey Candelaria, Konnection Now & host on KKOB

Adrian Carver, executive director, Equality New Mexico

Dan Foley, former House minority whip

Sophie Martin, attorney

Resources Available For People Thinking About Suicide

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April 6, 2018 – New Mexico ranks fourth in the nation for suicides in the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. People who might be thinking about suicide might also face challenges finding a place to get help in our large, mostly rural state. 

This week Sarah Gustavus sits down with Wendy Linebrink-Allison from the New Mexico Crisis and Action Line to talk about the power a single conversation can have for individuals who are struggling with suicidal thoughts.

If you or a someone you know is struggling, call the New Mexico Crisis and Access Line 1-855-NMCRISIS (1-855-662-7474), or call or text the Peer to Peer Warmline at 1-855-4NM-7100 (1-855-466-7100).