Health

World Breastfeeding Week Community Event August 6th

by Reporter / Jul 24, 2015 / comments

World Breastfeeding Week Community Event August 6th

The Española WIC Office will be celebrating World Breastfeeding Week in a free community event August 6th from 11:00-2:00pm at the Rio Arriba Health Commons 2010 Industrial Road Española, NM 87532.

HOY Recovery Approved To Expand

by Reporter / Jul 24, 2015 / comments

HOY Recovery provides essential inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services to address our region’s critical substance abuse challenges, and after more than a year of wrangling with the State, Rio Arriba County finally received approval to use State funds to expand the facility. Read more about this expansion here. 

The Forgotten Vet of the New Mexico Prison Riot

by Reporter / Jul 21, 2015 / comments

The Forgotten Vet of the New Mexico Prison Riot

Research Reveals Trends And Risk Factors Behind Growing Heroin Epidemic

by Staff Reporter / Jul 09, 2015 / comments

Research Reveals Trends And Risk Factors Behind Growing Heroin Epidemic

Residents of the Valley are familiar with the heroin problem but what many do not realize it that this is a growing problem nationally. Heroin use has increased across the United States among men and women, most age groups, and all income levels.

Wet Weather Brings Nile Virus Back

by Staff Reporter / Jul 09, 2015 / comments

Wet Weather Brings Nile Virus Back

Submitted by R.W. with the Jemez Daily Post

West Nile Virus Returns to New Mexico With Recent Rains

SANTA FE - They are a concern every rainy season in New Mexico: mosquitos.

Assessing the Situation: Crisis Intervention Training Held June 25

by Reporter / Jul 02, 2015 / comments
Training on crisis intervention at the Hernandez Community Center. Courtesy image

Assessing the Situation: Crisis Intervention Training Held June 25

Crisis Peer To Peer Warmline Launched!: New Mexico Crisis and Access Line (NMCAL) Asks You To Join Our Team And Make A Difference In The Lives Of New Mexico Residents

by Staff Reporter / Jun 30, 2015 / comments

Crisis Peer To Peer Warmline Launched!: New Mexico Crisis and Access Line (NMCAL) Asks You To Join Our Team And Make A Difference In The Lives Of New Mexico Residents

NMCAL is looking for Peer Support Specialists who demonstrate an understanding of the peer support model, over the phone, to community members throughout New Mexico.

State Police In Rio Arriba, Taos To Be Equipped With Naloxone To Reverse Opioid Overdose

by Carol Clark / Jun 18, 2015 / comments

State Police In Rio Arriba, Taos To Carry Naloxone To Reverse Opioid Overdose

Beginning this month, New Mexico State Police (NMSP) patrol officers in Rio Arriba and Taos counties will be issued naloxone kits for use in treating subjects suspected of suffering from heroin or other opiate overdoses. 

Civilian Crisis Intervention Class Open To The Public: Register Today

by Staff Reporter / Jun 09, 2015 / comments

Civilian Crisis Intervention Class Open To The Public: Register Today

Preventing Tragedy: First Responder Training For Crisis Intervention Held June 5

by Staff Reporter / Jun 08, 2015 / comments

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