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:
Jeffrey Candelaria, Konnection Now & host on KKOB
Adrian Carver, executive director, Equality New Mexico
Dan Foley, former House minority whip
Sophie Martin, attorney