Led by Drs. Lara Gunderson and Daniel Shattuck, the “Supporting At-Home Sexual and Gender Minority Youth” (SASY) pilot project is assessing the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing mandates on the mental health of sexual and gender minority youth (SGMY) in New Mexico in real time as the pandemic progresses. This research is […]
This pilot project funded by National Institute of Mental Health R34 grant number MH082186, combined formative research and participatory planning methods to adapt the Critical Time Intervention for female inmates in New Mexico.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons living in rural areas of the U.S. face tremendous challenges in accessing appropriate treatment and social support for mental illness and substance use disorders. Funded by the National Institute on Mental Health grant number R34MH09523, this pilot project designed, implemented, and evaluated a data- and theory driven intervention […]
In July 2005, New Mexico became the first state to place all publicly funded behavioral health services under the management of a single for-profit private corporation, referred to locally as the “statewide entity.” This National Institute of Mental Health funded, multi-site ethnographic study (R01MH076084) documented the initial implementation of this unprecedented reform in New Mexico […]
The objective of this study is to examine gambling behavior among adolescents and adults across New Mexico with specific focus on subpopulations of race/ethnicity, military involvement, parents of minors, sexual minorities, housing unstable, college students, and opioid abusers. Beyond estimating the prevalence of problem gambling among subpopulations in New Mexico, the goal of this study […]