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Department of Health Reports Rise in Alcohol-Related Deaths in 2018 September 25, 2019 - Substance Abuse Epidemiology - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reports an increase in alcohol-related deaths in New Mexico in 2018, when 1,544 New Mexicans died from alcohol-related causes. That is up six percent from 2017, when there were 1,461 alcohol-related deaths. New Mexico has had the highest alcohol-related de... « read more »



Department of Health Reports Methamphetamine Overdose Death in New Mexico Increase September 4, 2019 - Harm Reduction - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reports overall drug overdose deaths among New Mexico residents rose from 491 in 2017 to 537 in 2018, an increase of nine percent. The increase is largely due to methamphetamine overdose deaths. « read more »