Research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic indicates that Black, Indigenous, and People of Color or BIPOC communities nationwide have experienced higher rates of infection, hospitalization, and death compared to white populations. Immigrant and queer communities also continue to be disproportionately affected by the […]
Sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are known to contribute to a broad range of health issues, including diabetes, cancer, and heart disease. Native American men are frequently overlooked in health interventions. This project, funded by the National Institute on Nursing Research Grant # R56NR019498, is culturally tailoring an evidence based SSB intervention to integrate Native American values, […]
Advance Care Planning (ACP) is known to improve the quality of life for people and their families at the end-of-life, yet Native American families often lack the needed information to do this important planning. This project funded by the National Institute on Nursing Research Grant R21 NR019910, is culturally tailoring an existing ACP teaching curriculum […]
PIRE-Southwest is supporting the New Mexico Office of School & Adolescent Health (Department of Health) to develop and implement a comprehensive school nursing evaluation framework and a comprehensive school behavioral health evaluation framework using a mixed-method approach that includes qualitative data collection and analysis with school nurses, school administrators, and school behavioral health workers; surveys […]
(ABC Prevent) PIRE is supporting the Health Equity Council (formerly the Bernalillo County Community Health Council) to prevent underage drinking and prescription opioid use through this project called “ABC Prevent”(Albuquerque, Bernalillo County -Prevent). PIRE 1) provides Guided Technical Assistance on coalition-driven evidence-based prevention and the Strategic Planning Framework; 2) develops and maintains evaluation plans and […]
Using the Strategic Prevention Framework, PIRE is supporting the New Mexico Office of Substance Abuse Prevention-funded Rocky Mountain Youth Corps (RMYC) to prevent alcohol misuse among youth and adults by: developing and maintaining an evaluation plan and protocols; analyzing and reporting data for the community; providing evaluation and implementation guidance to RMYC; conducting database management; […]
The purpose of this grant is to reduce the number of prescription drug/opioid overdose-related deaths and adverse events among individuals 18 years of age and older by training first responders and other key community sectors on the prevention of prescription drug/opioid overdose-related deaths and implementing secondary prevention strategies, including the purchase and distribution of naloxone […]
Leading a multi-site outcome evaluation of substance abuse prevention programs throughout New Mexico. Additional PIRE Investigators Martha Waller, Ph.D. Liz Lilliott-González, Ph.D. Lei Zhang, Ph.D.
Conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses on the opioid prescriber survey data in New Mexico. Additional PIRE Investigators Liz Lilliott-González, Ph.D. Martha Waller, Ph.D. Lei Zhang, Ph.D.
Reducing youth suicide in the U.S. is a national public health priority. A supportive and safe school environment is pivotal to preventing youth suicide, and schools are now widely accepted as part of the de facto mental healthcare infrastructure for adolescents. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth are at elevated risk for suicide. […]