The Gateway Center in Albuquerque is supposed to be a wide funnel for people who need housing and other health and social services. Skye McMillon found the place is only partially open as winter weather begins blowing into town.
By Lindsay Fendt/Searchlight NM
Efforts to limit the amount of nuclear waste in New Mexico took a major step forward Wednesday as lawmakers introduced a bill that would essentially ban the storage of high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel in New Mexico.
Reducing New Mexico’s extraordinary alcohol death rate will require a whole-of-society approach.
Scientists say policies can help the state cut excess drinking, but lawmakers listen to alcohol interests instead.
Alcohol dependence is New Mexico’s biggest untreated substance use problem. Doctors can do more to treat it.
Stereotypes about alcohol and Native people are hiding a crisis that’s bigger than any single group.
As violence in New Mexico spikes, state leaders overlook alcohol’s integral role.
Alcohol attributable deaths are higher in New Mexico than anywhere else in the country.
In New Mexico’s war on DWI, the relentless focus on drunk drivers misses the bigger problem of addiction.