Project Open
 Opioid Prevention And Education Training

by Staff Reporter / May 10, 2017 / 0 comments

Project Open
 Opioid Prevention And Education Training

Staff Report

Attorney General Hector Balderas has formed a statewide partnership to CONFRONT THE CRISIS of opioids and to make New Mexico families safer. A special session and free training of the “Project OPEN” group will occur in Espanola on May 23 at Northern New Mexico College.

This is a free training and open to the public. If you would like to attend contact Tamarra Howard at (505)717-3506 or email

Attorney General Balderas formed this statewide partnership with the District Attorneys and law enforcement agencies to target prevention, education and awareness of the opioid abuse problem. This program intends to expose policy advisors, investigators, consumer advocates and others to the impact and effect of opioid abuse in New Mexico. It seeks to enhance the participants’ knowledge and understanding of opioid addiction and the complex issues involved. The primary goal is to afford participants the opportunity to explore program materials and solutions to addressing the opioid epidemic.

Also participating will be the Project Open Opioid Prevention And Education Network members, including

  • Attorney General Hector Balderas
  • District Attorney Marco Serna
  • Espanola Mayor Alice Lucero
  • Former Cabinet Secretary Alfredo Vigil
  • Dr. Michael Landen
  • La Lauren Reichelt
  • Ambrose Baros

Event Details:

Northern New Mexico College Auditorium 
921 N. Paseo De Onate Espanola, NM 87532

Blake’s Lotaburger will be providing breakfast burritos and refreshments

May 23, 2017 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

See below for event flyer.