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Los Alamos, NM: Strengthening behavioral health services to schools

Mar 26, 2018, Los Alamos (NM) Monitor: Community groups, schools meet to strengthen mental health services http://www.lamonitor.com/content/community-groups-schools-meet-strengthen-mental-health-services Many of Los Alamos County’s leading nonprofits and organizations, including United Way of Northern New Mexico, Self Help Inc, the Los Alamos Public Schools and others spent time last week seeking ways to build a stronger network of behavioral health services in Los Alamos County. … The group’s main organizers, including the Los Alamos Public Schools, United Way and Self Help will help set agendas for some of the subgroups formed Friday, groups assigned to deal with youth advocacy, county issues, behavioral health resources and other topics. Their guest Thursday was Andrew Romanoff, president and CEO of Mental Health Colorado. Romanoff’s organization helps in policy development and advocates removing barriers to mental healthcare in the state of Colorado. Romanoff shared with the group that his goal is to have Mental Health Colorado perfect a mental healthcare system that could be used as a national model. …