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Congratulations to the 2017 DBSA Albuquerque Board!

DBSA Albuquerque has elected its board for 2017! Congratulations go to … Executive Board Steve Bringe – President Stephanie Juddo – Vice President Sarah Salway – Secretary Frank Perry – Treasurer Board Members at Large Megan Cox – Director, Chapter … Continue reading

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Huge personal apology: Certified Peer Support Worker and OPRE article

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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Jackie West of Turquoise Lodge is Changing the Narrative One Email at a Time

Every Friday a pair of peers perform comedy inpatient at Turquoise Lodge Hospital for the “Laugh It Off” education program. The idea is to show that it’s okay to talk about your mental health issues and substance issues, and better … 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 is on the go!

Get set for DBSA Albuquerque’s web presence to get a lot more dynamic. We’ve got a good team in place scouring the webernet for news, inspiration, and plain ol’ fun. https://www.facebook.com/DBSAAlbuquerque/ https://twitter.com/DBSAAlbuquerque http://dbsaalbuquerque.org Follow us. Follow, I say! Follow and … Continue reading

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Free Parking for DBSA Albuquerque’s Monday Support Group @ Wells Fargo (200 Lomas NW)

Parking has been very limited for our Monday Peer Support Group at the Coffee Shop. We are happy to announce that DBSA Albuquerque is collaborating with Wells Fargo Bank to provide FREE PARKING for folks attending our Monday group. The … Continue reading

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DBSA Albuquerque is collecting winter clothing and items for The Rock at NoonDay

DBSA Albuquerque is collecting any winter clothing (coats, jackets, gloves, hats, hoodies, socks, etc.) and winter items (sleeping bags, blankets, backpacks, etc.) you might have to donate for Albuquerque’s folks experiencing homelessness. You can bring your donations to any DBSA … Continue reading

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Milestones In My Recovery Journey: DBSA Albuquerque & New Mexico Highlands University

DBSA Albuquerque presented “Milestones In My Recovery Journey” at New Mexico Highlands University, at the Rio Rancho campus. We were invited to present by Dr. Linda Silber for her criminal justice/law enforcement class, focusing on peer interactions with law enforcement, … Continue reading

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Green Day’s new song “Still Breathing” sings the Peer Experience

Seminal rock band Green Day has a new tune out called “Still Breathing.” The tune resonates with notes of the Peer Experience. Heartwarming, inspirational, and just plain funky is this tune. Thanks, Billie Joe, Mike, and Tre for the tuneage. … Continue reading

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