Grading the States 2006
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Grading the States 2006: New Mexico

Alabama

Report Card

Overall Grade:

C-

Category Grades:

Infrastructure:

B-

Information Access:

F

Services:

C

Recovery Supports:

C+
 

Spending, Income, & Rankings

 

 

National Rank

Per Capita Mental Health Spending

$28.80

51

Per Capita Income

$24,250

47

Total Mental Health Spending (in millions)

$54

47

Suicide Rank
5
 
 

Recent Innovations

  • Behavioral Health Purchasing Collaborative
  • Medicaid waiver funding for peer services
 

Urgent Needs

  • Continued decriminalization of mental illness
  • Implementation of best practices


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More Information

Grading the States 2006: New Mexico - Narrative
Read the full narrative from NAMI's report on New Mexico's health care system for serious mental illness


Grading the States 2006: New Mexico - Score Card
View the details of how New Mexico scored on the criteria used by NAMI in evaluating its health care system for serious mental illness.


Other Resources

Grading the States 2009

State & Local NAMIs
NAMI has a state organization in every state and over 1,000 local affiliates. Connect with the NAMI nearest you, and find out how you can get involved.

Grading the States 2006 Online Discussion
Share your comments, reactions, personal stories and ideas around NAMI's report on the state of America's health care system for serious mental illness.


News Coverage

N.M. gets C-minus for overseeing mentally ill
News of NAMI's Grading the States 2006 report from The Albuquerque Tribune - NM.
3/02/2006


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