Remembering Dede Rogers

March 23, 2019

March 9, 2019 Dorothy Jo (Dede) Rogers, 60, died instantly when she was struck by a car in Huntington Beach, California on  March 9, 2019.   Dede was born July 8, 1958 in Greenwich, Conn. to Dorothy Dannemiller Rogers, artist and gallerist,  and the late  Robert D. Rogers, President of Rogers & Rogers, Inc., a financial […]

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Information Meeting: Patient Confidentiality

March 1, 2019

The topic of our March information meeting is: Patient Confidentiality and Getting the Information Families Need Featuring: Deborah Altschul, PhD, UNM Psychiatry Dept. Date: Tuesday, March 12th, 6-7:30 PM Facebook Live Stream Begins at 6:10 PM Dr. Altschul is a psychologist who is a faculty member at the University of New Mexico Department of Psychiatry’s Division of Community […]

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Women’s Issues: Living with Mental Illness

February 4, 2019

Profound pain and shame make it extremely difficult to share publicly my mental illness.  This essay is no exception.  My greatest hope is for women to shift from denial or ignorance to acknowledgement, embracing me as I cope daily with my mental illness. This is a critical shift in thinking.  Some of you may recognize […]

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Info Meeting: How to Care for Someone Just Stabilized After A Mental Health Crisis

Featuring: Melissa Powers, Behavioral Health Unit Director, Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center Date: Tuesday, February 12th, 6-7:30 PM Melissa Powers RN, M.Ed. is a caregiver to her elderly father who has suffered with chronic mental illness since childhood. She first entered the mental health field as an outpatient case manager for a community mental health […]

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No One Said This Was Easy: Managing Enduring Conflict in Mental Illness

January 31, 2019

Presentation by Dr. Frank J. Pieri, MD Review by Martha Cooke Last Tuesday I attended the information evening event for NAMI Santa Fe at Camino Alire. My goal was to keep up to date with a current topic and this from the UNM School of Medicine presented by an associate professor of psychiatry, to Dr […]

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