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.

Office of School and Adolescent Health

Resources


Crisis Intervention Training

Crisis Intervention Training

Crisis Intervention Training

Various training courses offered by the New Mexico suicide prevention coalition.

Gay-Straight Alliance Network

Gay-Straight Alliance Network

Gay-Straight Alliance Network

A next-generation racial and gender justice organization that empowers and trains queer, trans and allied youth leaders to advocate, organize, and mobilize an intersectional movement for safer schools and healthier communities. Our overall strategy for fighting for educational justice is to work with grassroots, youth-led groups and GSAs, empowering them to educate their schools and communities, advocate for just policies that protect youth from harassment and violence, and organize in coalition with other youth groups across identity lines to address broader issues of oppression.

Hand Hygiene Day

Hand Hygiene Day

Hand Hygiene Day

Clean hands prevent infections. Keeping hands clean prevents illness at home, at school, and at work. Hand hygiene practices are key prevention measures in healthcare settings, in daycare facilities, in schools and public institutions, and for the safety of our food.

Handwashing: Clean Hands Save Lives

Handwashing: Clean Hands Save Lives

Handwashing: Clean Hands Save Lives

This page on the Center for Disease Control website features publications, data, and statistics about the importance of handwashing.

Love is Respect

Love is Respect

Love is Respect

Highly-trained peer advocates offer support, information and advocacy to young people who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships. We also provide information and support to concerned friends and family members, teachers, counselors, service providers and members of law enforcement. Free and confidential phone, live chat and texting services are available 24/7/365.

Natural Helpers

Natural Helpers

Natural Helpers

Natural Helpers is a peer-to-peer helping program that has been successful in New Mexico since 1994. Thousands of New Mexico teens have been trained as Natural Helpers. The first Natural Helpers program in New Mexico began as a response to concerns from school leaders over teenage suicide and other problems. Natural Helpers is an effective response to a need which still exists.

New Mexico Alliance for School-Based Health Care

New Mexico Alliance for School-Based Health Care

New Mexico Alliance for School-Based Health Care

The Alliance represents over 70 School-Based Health Centers within New Mexico and collaborates with other partners to promote, facilitate, and advocate for comprehensive, culturally competent health care, including health education, in schools.

Santa Fe Mountain Center

Santa Fe Mountain Center

Santa Fe Mountain Center

We are dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities. We promote personal discovery, social change, through behavioral health and wellness, and innovative learning experiences in wilderness, community and cultural environments.

School Health Manual

School Health Manual

School Health Manual

Developed for the purpose of providing guidelines and recommendations to school nurses and other school health personnel for coordinated school health practice and programs throughout the state.

School Health Request Portal

School Health Request Portal

School Health Request Portal

An email-based request form for use by school health personnel to obtain consultation support for non-urgent situations that arise in the school setting.

School-Based Health Alliance

School-Based Health Alliance

School-Based Health Alliance

Our purpose is to provide the school-based health care field with help. High-quality resources, training, information, guidance, as well as motivation and inspiration to achieve excellence in their work. We take many approaches to accomplishing this goal.

That's Not Cool

That's Not Cool

That's Not Cool

Draw your digital line. Your phone and social media accounts are a digital extension of your life. When someone you’re dating is controlling, disrespecting, or pressuring you in those spaces, that’s not cool. That’s Not Cool provides tools to help you draw your digital line about what is, or is not, okay in your relationships. Developed by Futures Without Violence in partnership with the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women and the Advertising Council, That’s Not Cool is an award winning national public education initiative speaking to youth about healthy relationships and helping them recognize, avoid, and prevent dating violence in their lives.

Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico

Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico

Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico

A community based organization and we are always in need of items for folks as well as just plain old cash. We accept donated items like clothing, pillows, blankets, backpacks, shoes, ready to eat food like granola bars, fruit cups, noodles and non-perishable items.