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The data for these dashboards was uploaded on August 24, 2020.

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Report Data: Charlie Verploegh (ceverploegh@bernco.gov) |  Media Inquiries: Evan Gonzales (evgonzales@bernco.gov)

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The goal of this review was to describe a sample of arrestees booked into the Bernalillo County’s MDC using data collected via the Receiving Screen form.

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This brief review describes the evidence-based practices pertaining to reentry and the current processes of the Resource Reentry Center (RRC) in chronological order, including the first contact with transition planners at MDC, completion of assessments and screens, inmate release and drop off at the resource reentry center (RRC), processes and services provided at the RRC, and referral/follow-up after leaving the RRC.

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The purpose of this report is to review the operation and impact on receipt of subsequent medical treatment of a subset of Bernalillo County Metropolitan Assessment Treatment Services (MATS) programs for the period covering January 2014 through August 2019.

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Approximately 77% of the unique calls for service with an MCT dispatched had an MCT arrival on scene time.

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Mobile Crisis Teams (MCT) in Bernalillo County, New Mexico are designed to improve the outcomes of 911 police calls for service (CFS) in which an individual is having a behavioral health crisis by having both an officer and licensed clinician respond to the crisis.

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The Substance Abuse division provides a variety of programs to reduce the impact of alcoholism, alcohol abuse, drug dependence and drug abuse in the County with the goal of making Bernalillo County a safe place to live and work. Services are available to all County residents, are free or on a sliding scale.

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The Community Connections Supportive Housing (CCSH) program was funded to provide supportive housing as part of the Behavioral Health Initiative (BHI) in 2015. Additionally, Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless (AHCH), Crossroads for Women, and University of New Mexico Hospital Community Based Services were contracted to provide case management services to individuals receiving housing.

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Approximately 80% of the unique calls for service with an MCT dispatched had an MCT arrive on scene time.

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The program provides an Uber discount code for riders that waives the first $10 of any ride, during specific events (i.e. some music concerts and holidays), to encourage the use of the service in Bernalillo County to reduce the number of drunk drivers on the road and the resulting crashes with injuries and fatalities.

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CET’s are described as teams consisting of professionals and quasi-professionals, including certified peer support specialists/community health workers, licensed behavioral health providers, and independently licensed behavioral health partners, capable of assisting people who voluntarily want mental health assistance, are not in an acute crisis, and do not require immediate hospitalization.

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The report describes mortality rates for all non-alcohol drug-induced causes of death, for unintentional overdose deaths alone, and for all drug-induced causes of death by substance type. Next, the report reviews trends in drug abuse violation arrest rates in conjunction with mortality and index crime rates.

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  • At each outreach event, a short training on safe disposal methods, how to recognize where public injection occurs, and safety issues are reviewed with participants who volunteer to assist with needle pickup. Naloxone kits are also available during outreach and information on available syringe exchange services are provided to community members. For more information, contact Mark Clark, Public Health Specialist at mclark@bernco.gov.
    Location:
    Atrisco Park
    Time:
    12/11/2020 2:00 PM

  • At each outreach event, a short training on safe disposal methods, how to recognize where public injection occurs, and safety issues are reviewed with participants who volunteer to assist with needle pickup. Naloxone kits are also available during outreach and information on available syringe exchange services are provided to community members. For more information, contact Mark Clark, Public Health Specialist at mclark@bernco.gov.
    Location:
    Tower Park
    Time:
    11/13/2020 2:00 PM

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  • Free for adults 50+ every second Thursday of the month! Book club participants collectively select the reading list, and all books and audios are on loan to participants. Call (505) 314-0246 or (505) 288-2507 for more information.
    Location:
    Paradise Hills Senior Center, 6001 Paradise Hills Blvd. NW
    Time:
    12/10/2020 12:30 PM - 12/10/2020 1:30 PM

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