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Native American Behavioral Health Program

The mission of the Native American Behavioral Health Program is to improve access to culturally appropriate and quality behavioral health services for Native American populations in New Mexico. The program collaborates with Native communities and agencies to provide consultation, training, research, and evaluation partnerships and services.


  • Consultation with Native American communities and behavioral health agencies on behavioral health system development.
  • Partnership on community projects, future grant initiatives, and other opportunities.
  • Establish training and educational initiatives for behavioral health stakeholders that are culturally relevant.


Technical Assistance

  • Behavioral Health Systems Consultation
  • Suicide Prevention Partnerships
  • Grant Partnerships & Support
  • Needs Assessment
  • Suicide Prevention

Training Partners Via Telehealth & Face to Face

  • Providing Culturally Competent Care
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Co-occurring Mental Health & Substance Abuse
  • Behavioral Health Issues in Primary Care
  • Substance Abuse

 Clinical Collaboration

  • Clinical Supervision via Telehealth
  • School Based Mental Health Consultation
  • Telehealth Consultation with Indian Health Service Primary Care Providers

Research & Evaluation Partnerships

  • Guiding Principles for Research in Collaboration with Native American Communities
  • Evaluation Implementation and Outcomes
  • Tribal Data Tools
  • Community Based Partnerships Research