• Josie Torralba RomeroScholarship Fund

    Your support and contributions to the Josie Torralba Romero Scholarship Fund will help us continue to pay tribute to Josie Romero's legacy of "growing our own" by providing academic scholarships to Latino students who are preparing to work in the field of mental health.

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  • Mental Health Comes to HollywoodMental Health And Latinos On Screen

    NLBHA recently presented a special viewing of Director Diego Lopez' short film titled, Torcida (Twisted).

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  • Job AnnouncementBilingual Counselor and Project Coordinator

    Fenway Health’s Violence Recovery Program (VRP) is seeking a Bilingual Counselor and Project Coordinator.

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Our Programs

  • CDEP offers an important and exciting opportunity to advance the current body of knowledge on community-based practices “that work” for Latino populations.

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  • The purpose of the MHiT is to support mental health providers working within communities where Spanish speaking or Limited English Proficient (LEP) clients often do not receive adequate care due to a lack of bilingual/bicultural staff.

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  • The Tenemos Voz National Latino Consumer Network takes action aimed at influencing national behavioral health care policy, eliminating disparities in access to services, and improving the quality of services and treatment outcomes for Latino populations.
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  • Ventanillas de Bienestar is a webinar training initiative of NLBHA developed to help community based organizations learn about effective outreach and enrollment strategies of uninsured Latino populations.

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US-Mexico Border Initiative Webinars

The U.S. Counties along the Border Initiative will be offering FREE online Webinar workshops to support prevention providers and their communities. This year the Webinars will be offered in English and Spanish within the same month. The Webinars will focus on the Strategic Prevention Framework Modules which can be implemented in building healthy communities in all areas of behavioral health. The Initiative looks to focus on several of the SAMHSA 8 Initiatives including Substance Abuse Prevention, the Military, Tribal Communities, Health Reform and Mental Health. Workshops in these specific areas will also be given throughout the calendar year. Please visit our website www.borderspf.org for more information.

Webinar Calendar: October 2011 - March 2012

  • October 19 - Module 1: Community Assessment (Why data? Where is my data for my community?)
  • October 26 - Module 1: Community Assessment in Spanish
  • November 16 - Module 2: Capacity (What is Community Planning? How do we build capacity?)
  • November 30 - Module 2: Capacity in Spanish
  • January 11 - Module 3: Planning (Planning a vision for community goals! Creating logic models)
  • January 25 - Module 3: Planning in Spanish
  • February 15 - Module 4: Implementation (Prevention strategies, Resources, Where do I find Evidenced-based interventions?)
  • February 29 - Module 4: Implementation in Spanish
  • March 14 - Module 5: Evaluation (Why evaluation? Collecting relevant data, monitor throughout life of the program)
  • March 28 - Module 5: Evaluation in Spanish

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER PLEASE VISIT www.borderspf.org or call 575.445.2834


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Job Announcements

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