New Mexico Department of Health
Our mission is to promote health and wellness, improve health outcomes, and assure safety net services for all people in New Mexico.
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Teen Pregnancy Prevention

The Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program promotes four population-based strategies (service learning, adult-teen communication and comprehensive sex education) to work in concert with the clinical family planning direct services to prevent teen pregnancy.

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Early Learning

The first five years form a foundation for success in school, college, career, and life! This website promotes quality early learning experiences for children prenatal to age five, so that kids are ready to thrive when they get to Kindergarten.

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Nursing Careers

If you’re looking for a good work/life balance, want to help shape policy and improve population health, then you're on the right track! We offer one of the best retirement plans in the country, and has an excellent benefits package. With about 310 days of sunshine a year, you can enjoy New Mexico’s beautiful and unique landscape when you’re not at work.

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You and Your Toddler

Feelings add spark to life. They can be both satisfying and upsetting. Feelings try to tell us something, usually about what we need to feel content. Toddlers will tell you what is going on by expressing strong feelings: shrieking for joy or screaming in anger. Toddlers have an uncontrollable desire to find out about themselves and their world.

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Text 4 Baby

Join the hundreds of thousands of moms who receive free text messages throughout their pregnancy and their baby's first year. You'll receive critical health tips timed to where you are in your pregnancy, critical health and safety tips timed to your baby’s age up to baby’s first birthday.


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