Opinion Article: Not ‘Enabling’ To Make Drug Use Safer Apr12

Opinion Article: Not...

“Addiction is defined by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and psychiatry’s diagnostic bible, the DSM, as compulsive drug use that continues despite negative consequences. The problem is not an absence of suffering but a deficit of hope and alternatives. If stigma, isolation and being...

MHA – May is Mental Health Month Apr06

MHA – May is M...

Have you taken a look at Mental Health America’s (MHA) highly anticipated May is Mental Health Month toolkit? With May just around the corner, it has already been downloaded over 2,700 times! This year’s theme, Fitness #4mind4body will address how so much of what we do physically impacts us...

F.D.A. to Expand Medication-Assisted Therapy for Opioid Addicts Mar27

F.D.A. to Expand Med...

In an ef­fort to en­cour­age new treat­ments for opi­oid ad­dic­tion, the Food and Drug Ad­min­is­tra­tion plans to be­gin permitting phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal com­pa­nies to sell med­i­ca­tions that help tem­per crav­ings, even if they don’t fully stop ad­dic­tion. The change is part of a wider...

The New Mexico Legislature Adds $100,000 to Permanent Supportive Housing Mar26

The New Mexico Legis...

The Senate Finance Committee added $100,000 for permanent supportive housing for homeless or near homeless people with behavioral health disabilities. This is for the Linkages Program, and was one of our priorities. They added this to the budget at the last minute. Thanks to all of you who...

Raising Awareness of Homelessness Apr19

Raising Awareness of...

READ ABOUT US!  WE ARE AT IT AGAIN! Cynthia Miller visits Santa Fe Need and Deed THIS FRIDAY April 21st, 2017 1:00-3:00pm Public Forum: Understanding Our Community: What is it like to be Homeless in Santa Fe? Christ Church Santa Fe 1213 Don Gaspar Avenue in Santa Fe (Corner of Cordova and Don...

Homeless in Santa Fe Apr15

Homeless in Santa Fe

THIS FRIDAY April 21st, 2017 1:00-3:00pm Public Forum: Understanding Our Community: What is it like to be Homeless in Santa Fe? We are at it again!   Together with the Santa Fe Police Department and St. Elizabeth’s Shelter and Supportive Housing we will  address the ongoing community...

KSFR at SFNAD Mar21

KSFR at SFNAD

 APRIL 21st , 2017 1-3pm Santa Fe Need and Deed along with the Santa Fe Police Department will be hosting the sequel to our hugely successful Forum: “Why am I Homeless? Why do I Panhandle?”   Please take a moment and listen to this very poignant audio recap of last years event....