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New Mexico is expanding mental health and substance use services with a clinic program

El Paso, Texas (KVIA)–The New Mexico Human Services Department is proud to announce that New Mexico has been chosen as one of ten states to receive enhanced federal Medicaid funding for health services. This development is part of a four-year Medicaid Demonstration Program led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, demonstrating our commitment to people’s health and well-being is confirmed again. of our residents.
Beginning January 1, 2025, New Mexico will introduce certified community behavioral health clinics (CCBHCs) to the state. These clinics will improve access to mental health and substance use treatment by providing sustainable Medicaid funding for a wide range of evidence-based services, promising a better future for our community.

HSD, Division of Child Youth and Families, has certified six providers as CCBHCs:

· University of New Mexico Health System in Bernalillo and Sandoval counties
· All Faiths Children’s Advocacy Center of Bernalillo County
· Carlsbad Life House in Eddy County
· Family and youth innovations plus in Doña Ana County
· Santa Fe Recovery Center serving Santa Fe and McKinley counties
· Curry County Mental Health Resources
For more information, visit CCBHC – New Mexico Recovery Project (nmrecovery.org)

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