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Grant Reviewers Needed

SAMHSA is currently in need of Hispanic/Latino(a) grant reviewers.

Qualifications are as follows:

  • Hispanic/Latino(a) background preferred
  • 10 years of experience with substance abuse treatment, substance abuse prevention, or mental health
  • Individuals must also have some experience in roles such as a Program Manager or Project Coordinator, Evaluator, or a Supervisor of a project
  • Bachelor's Degree is a minimum

If interested, please contact:

Angela Houde
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(240) 276-1091

U.S. Rep. Hon. Ben Ray Luján Honoring NLBHA Scholarship Recipients

 

HON. BEN RAY LUJÁN OF NEW MEXICO IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Thursday, September 24, 2015

  • Mr. BEN RAY LUJÁN of New Mexico. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the National Latino Behavioral Health Association Scholarship Recipients for their commitment to promoting the health and well-being of the members of their communities as they pursue a college degree in behavioral health.
  • The National Latino Behavioral Health Association (NLBHA) was established to strengthen the national voice for Latinos in the behavioral health arena and to bring attention to the great disparities that exist in areas of access, utilization, practice based research, and adequately trained personnel. The NLBHA Scholarship provides financial resources and mentorships to students to achieve their goal of college graduation. This year, the NLBHA Scholarship Luncheon recognizes the scholastic achievements of eleven students working toward a degree in behavioral health with a commitment to serving the communities of New Mexico.

During Hispanic Heritage Month, it is an honor to support these young Hispanic students as they embark on their journey in higher education. I commend their dedication to addressing the great disparities that exist in the areas of funding, access, and quality of care for Hispanics needing professional mental health and substance abuse services. And while I applaud NLBHA's efforts to recruit and support Hispanics dedicated to behavioral health, and to the students pursuing higher education with the goal of supporting the behavioral needs of New Mexico, I congratulate them on receiving the NLBHA Scholarship and wish them luck in their college and future endeavors.

Jerry Lopez and Friends and Santa Fe and the Fat City Horns Concerts

On Thursday, September 24, 2015, NLBHA welcomed Santa Fe and the Fat City Horns in their first ever appearance in Santa Fe. Santa Fe & The Fat City Horns are the premier band in Las Vegas, Nevada, performing every Monday night at the Palms Casino and Resort. This is their first performance in Santa Fe which is also their namesake. For more than 30 years, Santa Fe & The Fat City Horns has been one of Las Vegas’ Crown Jewels, never giving less than 100% to their audiences. This band is the “farm club” for many headline acts, shows, and bands that includes all the top musicians in Las Vegas. The band features a 6-piece horn section, and a 6-piece rhythm section and five lead singers. If you are a fan of jazz, latin music, funk, rthymn and blues along with rock n roll, this was a show you will never forget. Those that came out to see the band were treated to SFTFCH's band leader and founder, from Santa Fe and the 2015 Platinum Achievement Award winner, Jerry Lopez. His legendary status in the entertainment capital of the world is on display in his hometown, Santa Fe. 

Then on Friday, September 25, 2015, NLBHA welcomed Santa Fe and the Fat City Horns in their first ever appearance in Santa Fe. Jerry Lopez and Friends returned to Santa Fe for another great show featuring the 2015 Platinum Achievement Award winner. This year's show included guest artists Johnny Hernandez, Carlos Reyes, Big Al Anderson, Ricky Valenz, Jenny Sotolongo, and Lenny Lopez, and if you enjoy New Mexico, Latino and Chicano music, you didn't want to miss it. Proceeds benefited the Josie Torralba Romero Scholarship Fund for eligible college students.

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Webinar: Hispanic Americans: Energizing Our Nation’s Health Care Delivery

As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, you are invited to join the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)/Hispanic Employee Organization on Wednesday, October 7, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EST), for a special event titled “Hispanic Americans: Energizing Our Nation’s Health Care Delivery”.  Dr. Mary K. Wakefield, Acting Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will provide opening remarks. The program will feature senior leadership from across HHS and experts discussing the challenges and opportunities for improving the delivery of health care and human services in the Latino community.

The event will be hosted in the Small Auditorium of the Hubert H. Humphrey Building, located at 200 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC.  Please RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..gov ';document.getElementById('cloak9f635c22f2e54ba5b6930889b191b713').innerHTML += ''+addy_text9f635c22f2e54ba5b6930889b191b713+'<\/a>'; by Monday, October 5th if you plan to attend in person.

For those not able to join in person, the program will also be live streamed via www.HHS.gov/live-1. Please feel free to share this invitation with your networks. We hope that many of our stakeholders across the country can join us online for this special event.

For more information go to: http://www.hhsheo.org/2015-hhs-hhm/. This event is brought to you by the HHS-Hispanic Employee Organization (HHS-HEO), in collaboration with the HHS Office of Human Resources (OHR), Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Division.