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    BHInitiative@bernco.gov

     

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    Steering Committee

    The Steering Committee shares project information across the Subcommittees to enhance communications and ensure a unified and inclusive process in developing proposal recommendations for consideration by the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Government Commission (ABCGC). Steering Committee membership includes the Small Working Group and Subcommittee Chairs and Co-Chairs.

    Addiction Treatment Advisory Board

    Goal: Seeks to unify its mission and methods of service delivery regarding medical components related to substance use disorder treatment and harm reduction services. The advisory body will be staffed with medical professionals and addiction specialists that would make policy recommendations to help align the county’s programming and methods used for service delivery related to addiction treatment and harm reduction services would establish consistency and ensure best practices for County administered programs and services. 

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    Open Positions: Individuals who can staff these positions should be medical professionals and addiction specialists that would make policy recommendations to help align the county’s programming and methods used for service delivery related to addiction treatment and harm reduction services would establish consistency and ensure best practices for County administered programs and services.

    Current Openings: Community Based Provider and Veterans Affairs Representative

    To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to bhiniative@bernco.gov with "Addiction Treatment Advisory Board" in the subject line. 

    Crisis Services

    Goal: Improve response to an individual in behavioral health crisis and link them to appropriate stabilization and recovery services while minimizing involvement of the criminal justice system.

    Community Supports

    Goal: Improve services in the community that will stabilize individuals and prevent crisis.

    DWI Planning Council

    Goal: Reduce the incidence of DWI, alcoholism, alcohol abuse, and alcohol-related domestic violence. 

    Housing

    Goal: Ensure individuals with behavioral health needs are stably housed. 

    Prevention, Intervention & Harm Reduction

    Goal: Prevent substance abuse and sever psychiatric distress through early identification and treatment. 

     

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