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New Mexico Resources

A Participatory Trust-Building Model for Conducting Health Equity Research With Rural and Urban Native American, Black, and Latinx Communities: WEAVE NM (Wide Engagement for Assessing Vaccine Equity in New Mexico)
Highlights an intervention that aims to increase vaccine equity, engagement, and community trust among rural and urban Black, Indigenous, and Latinx people in New Mexico. The community-based participatory research initiative explores social and cultural elements that shape engagement with the broader community and the effect this has on public health outcomes.
Author(s): Lisa Cacari Stone, Anabel Canchola, Elroy Keetso, et al.
Citation: American Journal of Public Health, 114(Suppl 1), S41–S44
Date: 01/2024
Type: Document
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in New Mexico
Shows the state's Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), as well as Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) sites and short term/PPS (Prospective Payment System) hospitals located in rural areas.
Date: 12/2023
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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The Evolution of Rural Emergency Hospitals as a New Model of Care
Podcast episode with Laura Appel, executive vice president of the Michigan Health and Hospital Association, and Christina Campos, CEO at Guadalupe County Hospital. Discusses the Rural Emergency Hospital (REH) designation, the conversion process, meeting eligibility requirements, and the benefit of REHs to rural patients and communities.
Date: 11/2023
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association
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Health Behaviors and Conditions of Adult New Mexicans: Results from the New Mexico Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) 2021 Annual Report
Reviews results from New Mexico's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) 2020 survey data. Addresses health status indicators, chronic disease, mental health, substance abuse, and risky behaviors. Includes rural/urban breakdowns.
Date: 11/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New Mexico Department of Health
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FY 2023: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – New Mexico Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in New Mexico in Fiscal Year 2023. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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New Mexico Health Care Workforce Committee: 2023 Annual Report
Provides detailed data at the county level, comparing New Mexico's healthcare workforce to national benchmarks. Discusses rural and frontier area shortages, health workforce migration trends, potential solutions for solving the state's workforce issues (including in rural areas), and updates on previous recommendations. Includes a special focus on the behavioral health workforce, and appendices include gap analyses of New Mexico healthcare professions by county.
Date: 10/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
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New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department 2023-2024 Annual Progress and Services Plan (APSR)
Reports on progress made towards outcomes in the areas of child welfare services, early childhood services, behavioral health services, and juvenile justice services. Addresses issues specific to rural areas, collaboration with tribes in the state, and coordination with the state Medicaid system for the behavioral and physical health needs of children, families, and youth in New Mexico.
Date: 09/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department
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New Mexico State-Tribal Collaboration Act Agency Report 2023
Summarizes collaboration between New Mexico state agencies and tribal nations in New Mexico regarding current public health priorities, including COVID-19, substance use disorder, homelessness, and cancer. Identifies resources available for American Indians from each New Mexico department and activities and funding for the fiscal year 2023, covering community health workers, cancer, diabetes, suicide prevention, and more.
Date: 07/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New Mexico Department of Health
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The Opioid Crisis: Impact on Native American Communities
Describes the opioid crisis impact on Non-Hispanic Native American communities since 2000. Compares deaths for Native Americans with the general U.S. population and the general New Mexican population. Also shows impact of different types of opioids and deaths for Non-Hispanic Native Americans by gender and age in 2021 as well as drug use among Native American high school students in New Mexico in 2021 by drug type.
Date: 04/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Albuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center
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Descriptive Study: The Novel "Full Spectrum People-With-Opioid-Use-Disorder Care Model"
Examines the implementation of a comprehensive care delivery model that provides access to harm reduction services for people with opioid use disorder (PWOUD). Analyzes 565 encounters with people utilizing medical and/or behavioral healthcare services in a rural New Mexico county. Provides demographic breakdown of encounters and data on the counties with highest overdose rates, along with discussion on how to provide harm reduction services to hard-to-reach populations.
Author(s): Richard Gadomski, Snehal Bhatt, Jessica Gross, et al.
Citation: Harm Reduction Journal, 20, 47
Date: 04/2023
Type: Document
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Last Updated: 2/15/2024