Mental Health http://kunm.org en County Jail: Largest Mental Health Provider in N.M. http://kunm.org/post/county-jail-largest-mental-health-provider-nm <p></p><p>Bernalillo County jail Chief Ramon Rustin’s resignation took effect Monday. After three years as the head of the largest jail in New Mexico, Rustin stepped down saying he needed to meet family obligations.&nbsp;</p><p>KUNM spoke with Rustin in February&nbsp;about mental health care at the Metropolitan Detention Center.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:12:26 +0000 Marisa Demarco 43597 at http://kunm.org County Jail: Largest Mental Health Provider in N.M. Breakdown Of 2014 Public Health Legislation http://kunm.org/post/breakdown-2014-public-health-legislation <p><em style="line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Open Sans', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;">UPDATE Feb. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 20:58:25 +0000 Marisa Demarco 40662 at http://kunm.org Breakdown Of 2014 Public Health Legislation In New Mexico: Guilt, Fraud, Audits And Behavioral Health http://kunm.org/post/new-mexico-guilt-fraud-audits-and-behavioral-health <div class="panel-pane pane-token pane-node-body fb-twit-body no-title block"><div class="block-inner clearfix"><div class="block-content"><p>On Jan. 16, the <a href="http://www.nmag.gov/">New Mexico Attorney General’s Office</a> announced it had found “<a href="http://www.nmag.gov/News">insufficient evidence to support allegations of fraud</a>” against <a href="http://www.alamogordonews.com/ci_23726292/counseling-center-fears-going-out-business">The Counseling Center</a> in Alamagordo, N.M.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 18:41:49 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 40455 at http://kunm.org In New Mexico: Guilt, Fraud, Audits And Behavioral Health New Mexico Leads Nation In Per Capita Mental Illness http://kunm.org/post/new-mexico-leads-nation-capita-mental-illness <p>A new federal report ranks New Mexico as the state with the highest percentage of citizens with mental illness. But the 416-page survey also reveals states in the Southwest are above average in many areas like access to mental health services.</p><p>The purpose of the <a href="http://www.samhsa.gov/data/2012BehavioralHealthUS/Index.aspx" target="target_blank">Behavioral Health 2012 report</a> is to look at where states stand in relation to national averages. The hope is for policy makers to examine areas of the mental health system that need help.</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 20:35:57 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 36995 at http://kunm.org