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So Many Apologies: Certified Peer Support Worker Training with OPRE

DBSA Albuquerque readers and members, This is Steve Bringe offering you a HUGE mea culpa and HUGER apology. The article for the Certified Peer Support Worker training that was supposed to be posted here on our chapter website, with a … Continue reading

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Spring is coming, and so are DBSA Albuquerque get-togethers!

The temperatures are warming, the sunlight is hanging around a little longer every day, and if it weren’t for the winds today and the impending spring winds of New Mexico to come, we could do pretty much every event outside. … Continue reading

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February 15, 2017 – Happy Behavioral Health Day, New Mexico!!!

Of this past week, Wednesday, February 15, 2017, can be considered the day that the State Legislature of New Mexico truly stood up and declared that the stigmas surrounding and permeating mental health issues will be a thing of the … Continue reading

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DBSA Albuquerque continues to celebrate Recovery Month through Education!!!

On Tuesday, September 20, DBSA Albuquerque presenters Marion Crouse, Rasma Cox, and Steve Bringe will be presenting “Milestones in My Recovery Journey” to a class of students at New Mexico Highlands University. The focus of the presentation is law enforcement … Continue reading

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Notice: Requests to Observe DBSA Albuquerque Support Groups

Our chapter has received requests from UNM graduate program students inquiring if they may observe our peer support groups as part of their course requirements. Unfortunately, we cannot accept these requests. DBSA Albuquerque support groups are peer-led for peers, and … Continue reading

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Free Public Safety Training on Identifying Drug Induced Intoxication

Crisis Intervention Team, Inc., shared there will be a free training for public safety on Identifying Drug Induced Intoxication on October 21st from 1400-1500 MST, from addiction specialist Dr. Dan Duhigg. If you would like to attend this please contact … Continue reading

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“CCS Discharge Medications – A firsthand review of helping patients fill their prescription” by Michele Franowsky

DBSA Albuquerque sits on the board of the Bernalillo County Forensic Intervention Consortium (BC FIC) chaired by Barri Roberts. The purpose of FIC is jail diversion. This means getting peers to mental health services rather than criminal incarceration. It is … Continue reading

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“I Have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)” Card from New Mexico Solutions

New Mexico Solutions “I Have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)” Card Dr. David Ley, Executive Director at New Mexico Solutions, has provided to DBSA Albuquerque a PDF version of NM Solutions’ brilliant “I Have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)” card … Continue reading

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“APD Not There To Diagnose” by Marion Crouse

Originally published in the Albuquerque Journal, August 15, 2011, as a letter to the editor. Republished by permission of the author. “APD Not There To Diagnose” by Marion Crouse I am a member of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. … Continue reading

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Mental Health Response Advisory Committee (MHRAC) Meeting; July 19, 2016 – 5 PM to 7 PM – The Rock at NoonDay

What: MHRAC July 2016 Meeting Where: The Rock at NoonDay, 2400 2nd St. NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87102 When: July 19, 2016 – 5 PM to 7 PM Tonight, the Mental Health Response Advisory Committee is holding its July 2016 … Continue reading

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