Curanderismo Gaining Steam?

Everyday items can be folk medicine.

By Rayes Gallegos / New Mexico News Port Body on fire, lungs lathered in a light complected forest green mucus and the fatigue of a sprinter completing a marathon. Tightly compressed into the covers of my grandmother’s bed I was dealing with a cold. Soup and liquids kept me replenished but the smell of vinegar… Continue reading Curanderismo Gaining Steam?

Psychedelic-assisted therapy comes to New Mexico 

By Annya Loya / New Mexico News Port Some New Mexicans living with severe depression, anxiety and similar conditions now have another treatment option: psychedelic drugs. Psychiatrists are now able to prescribe the anesthesia drug ketamine in small doses that researchers say have powerful therapeutic effects. Other drugs such as MDMA, also known as ecstasy,… Continue reading Psychedelic-assisted therapy comes to New Mexico 

Student athletes’ mental health suffers during pandemic

By Brigid Driscoll and Jacob Trasen / New Mexico News Port When the pandemic first hit University of New Mexico baseball player Jack Silverman, realizing the team might not be able to play, it took a toll on his mental health thinking about what his future looked like. That’s one silver lining of the COVID… Continue reading Student athletes’ mental health suffers during pandemic