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Category: Education/Information

Peak Behavioral Health Is Open

In support of persons in Southern New Mexico who may be experiencing mental health difficulties due to the epidemic, NAMI-SNM wants you to know that Peak Behavioral Health is available to assist you. | 5045 Mcnutt Rd, Santa Teresa, NM 88008 FREE CONFIDENTIAL ASSESSMENTS 24/7 We Are Here to Help! Overcoming mental and behavioral health…
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NAMI’s Statement on Recent Racist Incidents

“The effect of racism and racial trauma on mental health is real and cannot be ignored. The disparity in access to mental health care in communities of color cannot be ignored. The inequality and lack of cultural competency in mental health treatment cannot be ignored. “Our nation’s African American community is going through an extremely…
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In Our Own Voices Presentation, Apr 28, 10-11 AM

NAMI Southern New Mexico is offering a NAMI In Our Own Voice presentation virtually on Zoom on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 from 10:00 AM—11:00 AM. As with all NAMI programs, this presentation is being offered at no cost to you! To register or for questions, please e-mail Alicia at alblasingame@hotmail.com.

Family Support Group Facilitator Training, May 23-24

NAMI Southern New Mexico will offer a training to individuals interested in facilitating its NAMI Family Support Group. Training will take place on May 23 and 24 virtually on Zoom. Membership is required. Please e-mail Alicia at alblasingame@hotmail.com to register for participation and with any questions. This 90 minute session is free of charge.

NAMI Family and Friends Seminar, Apr 30, 10 AM to 2 PM

NAMI Family & Friends is a free, 4-hour seminar that informs and supports family members, partners, friends and significant others who have loved ones with a mental health condition. Participants learn about diagnoses, treatment, recovery, communication strategies, crisis preparation and NAMI resources. Seminar leaders are also family members and know what it is like to…
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SAMSHA Virtual Recovery Resources

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminiistration (SAMHSA Federal Government Resources) In an infectious disease outbreak, when social distancing and self-quarantine are needed to limit and control the spread of the disease, continued social connectedness to maintain recovery is critically important. Virtual resources can and should be used during this time. This tip sheet describes…
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We’re Finally Winning the Fight Against Conversion Therapy

Better still: Lawmakers in so-called flyover states are leading the charge. By Sam Brinton Sam Brinton is the head of advocacy and government affairs at the Trevor Project. March 12, 2020 As a national advocate for a nonprofit organization working to protect the rights of L.G.B.T.Q. youth in America, I spend a lot of time…
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COVID-19 Health Resources

Please visit our new COVID-19 webpage for important information about mental health services available during the current public health crisis. Included in the page are: NAMI SNM statement about efforts to resume classes and support groups Remote access resources A list of online recovery meetings Resources for New Mexicans concerned with the impact of Corona…
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Ways to Manage and Cope with Stress

By Katherine Ponte, BA, JD, MBA, CPRP | Jan. 13, 2020 My dad was dying. I hated my job. I was struggling with school. A classmate groped me in front of other classmates. I was having a nervous breakdown. I wanted an explanation. I wanted something I could address to make me well. I wanted…
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