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**Media Advisory** – New Mexico Crisis and Access Line Celebrates Five Years Providing Crisis and Pre-Crisis Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date March 20, 2018 Contact: Wendy Linebrink-Allison 505-263-9140  wendy.linebrink-allison@nmcrisisline.com   NEW MEXICO CRISIS AND ACCESS LINE CELEBRATES FIVE YEARS PROVIDING CRISIS AND PRE-CRISIS SERVICES Editor Note: By the numbers are attached for side-bar and on-site interviews with counselors can … Continue reading

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Email of interest to peers: Bills signed by governor — others await action – Ellen Pinnes

This message is from Ellen Pinnes and The Disability Coalition. Please do not reply to this email address. Ellen can be reached at EPinnes@msn.com. Governor Martinez has signed into law two bills of particular interest to the disability community: SB … Continue reading

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APD seeks missing man suffering from schizophrenia

http://www.kob.com/albuquerque-news/apd-seeks-missing-man-suffering-from-schizophrenia/4804695/ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Albuquerque Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who they say needs to be constantly supervised. Police say Hasewood Dennison went with members of his group home on a supervised group outing … Continue reading

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Want to be on the DBSA Albuquerque board and help guide our chapter?

Dear DBSA Albuquerque members, After many years guiding our chapter, I’ve made the decision to move on from our board and into a strictly advisory role for our chapter. It’s simply time for new ideas. I did agree to temporarily … Continue reading

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An observation of APD CIT training: “Because we didn’t know how to reach out to you without making it worse.”

Far too often lately (over the last year and a half), with the multitude of hardships I’ve faced, I’ve not garnered the sorts of sympathies one would expect from friends or even colleagues. The leading excuse for saying nothing at … Continue reading

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In Loving Memory of Clarissa “Clare” Nina Castellano, Dearest Friend and Provider Advisor to DBSA Albuquerque

On October 29, 2017, the behavioral health world said its saddened goodbyes to Clarissa Nina Castellano. Clare (as she preferred to be called) graduated from the University of New Mexico and New Mexico State University with degrees in Psychology and … Continue reading

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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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