Committees to discuss mental health at UNM

University of New Mexico UNM

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Mental health treatment issues within the justice system are the focus of meetings Thursday and Friday at the UNM School of Law.

A couple of legislative committees will talk about outpatient treatment issues and substance abuse treatment programs.

Mental health advocates are pushing for new state laws aimed at helping people who are mentally ill. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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