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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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There will be no Monday Support Group on July 4, 2016

Greetings ABQeans! DBSA Albuquerque will not be holding peer support groups on Monday, July 4, 2016, in celebration of the Independence Day holiday. If you would like to attend a peer support group on Monday, July 4, NAMI Albuquerque Connection … Continue reading

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Mental Health Response Advisory Committee (MHRAC) – June 21, 2016 Meeting Agenda

Please join us at the June 2016 MHRAC Public Meeting at the Rock at Noon Day. DBSA Albuquerque Co-President Steve Bringe sits on MHRAC as a peer representative. AGENDA Mental Health Response and Advisory Committee (MHRAC) June 21, 2016 5:00-7:00 … Continue reading

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Laugh It Off: An excerpt from the new DBSA Albuquerque mental health education program

“Laugh It Off” is one of five new mental health education programs DBSA Albuquerque is offering, beginning this June with full roll out by September. We’ve given four presentations for “Laugh It Off” now, and I’ve been asked by a … Continue reading

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Join DBSA Albuquerque at the New Mexico Crisis & Access Line Health Fair this Saturday

Join DBSA Albuquerque at the New Mexico Crisis & Access Line Health Fair this Saturday DBSA Albuquerque will be at the New Mexico Crisis and Access Line Health Fair this Saturday in Albuquerque. Where: Explora in Old Town Albuqurque 1701 … Continue reading

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