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 […]
(Subcontract to the New Mexico Office of Substance Abuse Prevention). Using the Strategic Prevention Framework, PIRE is supporting the state’s evaluation of nine Partnerships for Success 2015 (PFS 15) funded communities in New Mexico to prevent underage drinking and prescription opioid misuse by: Maintaining a statewide evaluation design and protocol for the PFS-15 award; Developing […]
Using the Strategic Prevention Framework, PIRE is supporting five New Mexico colleges that are Partnerships for Success 2015 (PFS 2015) funded to prevent underage drinking and prescription opioid use/misuse by: Developing and maintaining evaluation plans and protocols; Analyzing and reporting data for each college; providing evaluation and implementation guidance to colleges; conducting database management; writing […]
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 […]
The goal of this project is to synthesize and analyze local-level data to determine whether decreases in self-reported ATOD use are occurring among participants/recipients of direct services prevention programming, including environmental and curriculum-based strategies. The PI is responsible for creating data collection instruments, designing data collection protocols, training local evaluators on the protocols, overseeing and […]
This goal of this project it to identify and train community coalitions in low capacity, high need areas across New Mexico to implement environmental prevention strategies to address underage alcohol use, binge drinking, and prescription drug misuse. This project will provide extensive training and technical assistance to coalitions to build capacity to collect and use […]
The goal of this project is to evaluate the functioning of the New Mexico State Epidemiological Workgroup, identify strengths and weaknesses, and provide training and technical assistance to ensure that the workgroup meets goals established in the NM 5-year statewide prevention plan.