Tag Archives: behavioral health

The Line: State Of The State Extras

State of the State 2019

January 17, 2019 – Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists continue their discussion on the topics covered in Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham first State of the State address marking the start of the 60-day legislative session. This time, they focus on some items that were not specifically addressed, such as recreational marijuana, tax reform, and funding behavioral health infrastructure.

Line Panelists:
Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
Cathryn McGill, founder/director, NM Black History Organizing Committee
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy and McCarthy, LLP
Zackary Quintero, UNM law student & president, Student Trial Lawyers Association

The Line: Only Behavioral Health Provider In Taos Will Close

1208 Line Behavioral Health

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