Bernalillo County Local Collaborative 2 Meeting – February 28, 2012

Bernalillo County Local Collaborative 2 welcomes ALL community members to our monthly meetings where we provide opportunities to collaborate around Substance Abuse & Mental Health Issues in Our Community.

LC2 meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month. The next meeting is February 28, 2012 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm.

Located at:

First Unitarian Church
3701 Carlisle NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Collaborate with the City to make YOUR VOICE heard.

Collaborate with the County to make YOUR VOICE heard.

Collaborate with the State to make YOUR VOICE heard.

Please JOIN US and make YOUR VOICE heard!

For more information, contact Valerie Quintana at 690-6084 or

2012 New Mexico Consumer Wellness Conference – April 19th & 20th

This April 19th and 20th, the New Mexico Consumer Wellness Conference will be held at the Crowne Plaza Albuquerque in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The vision of the Consumer Wellness Conference is to establish a community of empowerment and dignity.

There is a group that meets every Wednesday afternoon via teleconference to plan, and much assistance is still needed to put the conference together and to get the word out around the entire state.

For the Consumer Wellness Conference flyer describing how to get involved, click here.

The New Mexico Consumer Wellness website:

Registration is $20 pre-registration and $30 at the door.

To register for the event: Click here.

Presentations will be in 1 hour 15 minute segments with 45 minutes to 1 hour for the presentation and 15-30 minutes for question and answer.

To submit a presentation proposal: Click here.

For more information, email or call Elisa Alford at 505-798-5771.

UNM IDEAS in Psychiatry presents the Dr. Hagop S. Akiskal lecture “Temperment, Creativity, and Blues Musicians”

UNM’s IDEAS in Psychiatry presents “Temperament, Creativity, and Blues Musicians,” a lecture by Dr. Hagop S. Akiskal and live music from New Mexico band Soulshaker.

When: Tuesday, March 6th, 2012, 6:30 pm

Where: Kimo Theatre, Central and 5th, Downtown Albuquerque

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Dr. Hagop S. Akiskal, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the International Mood Center at the University of California at San Diego, has studied mood disorders, temperament and creativity and some of the relationships between them. This lecture and the interview that follows will explore the emotional lives of Blues musicians within the context of his research.

DBSA Albuquerque is planning to attend the event. Admission is FREE although you will need to register before attending.

To register:

or RSVP to email:

Phone: 505-272-3592

For more information, visit the IDEAS in Psychiatry website: