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Northern New Mexico Health Grants Group


Nov 14, 2018

The Northern New Mexico Health Grants Group helps serve the unmet healthcare needs of the people of Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, and northern Santa Fe counties through a partnership between the Con Alma Health Foundation and the Hospital Auxiliary for Los Alamos Medical Center.

We congratulate the 2018 Northern New Mexico Health Grants Group Grant Recipients!

Northern New Mexico Health Grants Group, serving the unmet health needs of the people of Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, and northern Santa Fe counties through a partnership between the Con Alma Health Foundation and the Hospital Auxiliary for Los Alamos Medical Center (12 grants, totaling $150,000)

Angioma Alliance, New Mexico Branch ($10,000) in support of the Baca Family Historical Project’s efforts to decrease barriers to accessing health care for those affected by a genetic form of cerebral cavernous malformations, a blood-vessel illness affecting residents of northern New Mexico

Breath of my Heart Birthplace ($10,000) advancing policy efforts to improve access to a sound and sustainable midwifery practice, clinic, and birthing center offering culturally-relevant  midwifery services to families in Española valley most impacted by perinatal health disparities

Compassionate Touch Network ($12,500) to raise awareness and education about mental illnesses and suicide prevention while challenging myths that reinforce stigma by engaging teenagers in Española, Los Alamos and Pojoaque in classroom lessons, public forums, and monologues by family members

Family Strengths Network (FSN) ($13,000) to establish a support group for grandparents raising grandchildren and young families of special-needs children that helps decrease isolation and encourage sharing of parental experiences

Inside Out ($11,500) towards outreach efforts that provide positive modeling, open dialogue and non-judgmental service programs, including relapse prevention and trauma informed care, to support recovery of indigent populations suffering with substance abuse and mental health illnesses

Las Cumbres Community Services ($15,000) towards furthering opportunities for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities to secure meaningful employment by providing development specialists, job trainers, coaches, and transportation to and from employment

Los Alamos Family Council ($15,000) for short-term, limited Targeted Support for Low Income Clients in need of services for substance abuse, domestic violence and suicide ideation who have no immediate way to pay for services while they are helped to obtain funding through other sources

Los Alamos Juvenile Justice Advisory Board ($13,000) to provide the Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainings to help Los Alamos Public Schools staff, Rio Arriba County prevention specialists and Española Valley Public School counselors recognize symptoms and refer adolescents in crisis to services

Los Alamos Retired and Senior Organization ($15,000) to support The Day Out Program, which helps seniors continue to live in their homes by providing programs that encourage them to remain active and engaged throughout the day while providing respite for their caregiver

McCurdy Schools of Northern New Mexico ($12,000) to support Project Cariño, which provides mental health counseling to all ages of students and their families to strengthen self-esteem, emotional well-being, and social and educational outcomes

Northern Youth Project ($10,000) offering youth educational and leadership opportunities where teens learn from mentors and design and implement projects in the arts and agriculture in Abiquiu, Alcalde, Chimayo, El Rito, Cañones, Canjilon, Gallina, and Medanales

Santa Fe Recovery Center ($13,000) to ensure women and their young children receive comprehensive trauma-informed treatment and family-centered support services through a collaborative, cross-agency, multidisciplinary treatment team approach

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