NARMH Sponsors

Conference Co-sponsors


The PAX Good Behavior Game® is a powerful evidence-based practice, consisting of proven instructional and behavioral health strategies used daily by teachers and students in the classroom. This universal preventive approach not only improves classroom behavior and academics, but also provides a lifetime of benefits for every child by improving self-regulation and co-regulation with peers. Children, their families, teachers, and society benefit for decades as result. Since 1999, PAX Good Behavior Game has been used in thousands of classrooms, in 38 states, Canada, Ireland, Estonia, Sweden and Australia. PAX GBG is the official Good Behavior Game® used at Johns Hopkins University for ongoing research.

Membership Luncheon Sponsor

Appriss Safety

Appriss Safety is the developer of the Appriss Insights Platform, the nation’s most comprehensive source of person-based incarceration, justice, and risk intelligence data. We are a team of technology and data science experts who provide insights and analytic solutions that support informed decisions for early response to people-driven fraud and risk. By delivering real-time notifications, context-sensitive risk assessments, and actionable insights, we enable government agencies and commercial enterprises to save lives, fight crime, prevent fraud, and manage risk.

Children's Mental Health Network

The Children’s Mental Health Network (CMHNetwork) strives to be a fair and independent source of information about children’s mental health, creating a forum for sharing diverse ideas and opinions about ways to improve the lives of children and youth living with mental health challenges and their families. We are an independent, donor-funded 501-c3 non-profit organization that seeks to provide current, relevant information and ideas about children’s mental health policies and programs. Our “Friday Update” weekly newsletter highlights current topics and critical issues in children’s mental health and reaches a wide, diverse, and increasingly global audience of youth, parents, community leaders, policy-makers, mental healthcare providers, and government officials.

JF Maddox Foundation

The JF Maddox Foundation believes in the people of Lea County. We think big, dig deep, and connect the community so that together we can cultivate big-picture possibilities for all our Lea County neighbors. We help bring about the changes that help people here thrive for generations.At the JF Maddox Foundation, we work with our grantee partners to overcome challenges and accelerate opportunities in Lea County, New Mexico. To learn more, we encourage you to read the stories behind our work on the impact page, read about our grants and grantees, and contact our staff with any questions.

Membership Breakfast Sponsor

Presbyterian Medical Services

PMS designs and delivers quality accessible integrated health, education and human services in response to identified needs of the multicultural people of the Southwest

General Sponsor


ITVS is a San Francisco-based nonprofit organization that has, for over 25 years, funded and partnered with a diverse range of documentary filmmakers to produce and distribute untold stories. ITVS incubates and co-produces these award-winning films and then airs them for free on PBS via our weekly series, Independent Lens, as well as other PBS series and through our digital platform, OVEE. ITVS is funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. For more information, visit

McCune Charitable Foundation

The Marshall L. and Perrine D. McCune Charitable Foundation is dedicated to enriching the health, education, environment, cultural, and spiritual life of New Mexicans. The Foundation memorializes its benefactors through proactive grantmaking that seeks to foster positive social change.

New Mexico Human Services Department (HSD)

The NM Human Services Department (HSD) manages a budget of approximately $7 billion dollars* of state and federal funds and administers services to more than 800,000 low-income New Mexicans through programs such as: Behavioral Health Services (mental illness, substance abuse and compulsive gambling) Child Support Establishment and Enforcement Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) General Assistance for low-income individuals with disabilities Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Meals for Homeless People Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Refugee Resettlement Program (RRS) School Commodity Foods Program SNAP Education Program (SNAP-Ed) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)

Psychiatric Medical Association of New Mexico

The Psychiatric Medical Association of New Mexico (PMANM) is the New Mexico district branch of the American Psychiatric Association. The American Psychiatric Association, founded in 1844, is the world’s largest psychiatric organization. It is a medical specialty society representing more than 36,000 psychiatric physicians from the United States and around the world. Its member physicians work together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental disorders, including intellectual developmental disorders and substance use disorders. APA is the voice and conscience of modern psychiatry. The Psychiatric Medical Association of New Mexico was founded as a state district branch of APA in 1971. Currently, approximately 200 New Mexico psychiatrists are members of PMANM. Our threefold mission in New Mexico is: -Promote the highest quality of care for individuals with mental disorders -Promote psychiatric education and research; advance and represent the profession of psychiatry -Serve the professional needs of its membership

The Wood Group

The Wood Group has been providing behavioral health services to the mental health community of Texas since 1980. Our behavioral health services have been designed to meet the needs of individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. We have worked hard to develop partnerships with local Community Centers and other agencies to provide quality services.

University of New Mexico Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Each day, since our beginning as one of the original departments in the School of Medicine, our faculty and staff dedicate their professional careers to improving the lives of all New Mexicans facing mental illness and behavioral health challenges. We train future behavioral health workers and inspire them to stay in our state. Our research is geared to benefitting New Mexicans as much as possible and our community engagement activities are designed to meet our state’s rural nature, workforce development demands and to educate the public about behavioral health. Our five divisions reflect our unwavering commitment to addressing the entire lifecycle: adult psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry and community behavioral health.

Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE)

The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education is a regional organization created by the Western Regional Education Compact and adopted in the 1950s by Western states. WICHE was created to facilitate resource sharing among the higher education systems of the West. It implements a number of activities to accomplish its objectives. WICHE began operations in 1953 in Eugene, OR, moving to its present location in Boulder, CO, in 1955. WICHE is governed by three gubernatorially appointed commissioners from each member. Under terms of the compact, each member commits to support WICHE's basic operations through annual dues established by the full commission. WICHE's members include 15 Western states and member U.S. Pacific Territories and Freely Associated States (which currently include the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam).

Break Sponsor

Haven Behavioral Hospital of Albuquerque

Haven Behavioral Hospital of Albuquerque is a licensed, acute care behavioral hospital that provides a safe, nurturing environment for the treatment of complex mental health and substance abuse issues. We offer innovative, customized treatment in both inpatient and outpatient programs, customizing our care based on your individual needs and preferences. Our compassionate, expert treatment is designed to help you move past your illness or addiction and take back control of your life.

Technical Assistance Collaborative, Inc.

The Technical Assistance Collaborative is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping our nation’s human services, health care, homelessness, and affordable housing systems implement policies and practices that empower people to live healthy, independent lives in the communities they choose. For over 25 years, TAC’s experienced consultants have provided policy leadership and expert consultation in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., working with federal, state, and local government agencies, policymakers, advocates, foundations, and service providers. Learn more at, follow us online @tacincboston, or sign up for our blog and newsletter by texting TACINC to 22828.

Scholarship Sponsor

New Mexico Opioid Hub

The purpose of the New Mexico Opioid Hub is to address the tremendous opioid crisis by expanding access to treatment, reducing unmet treatment needs, and reducing opioid overdose-related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment and recovery services for Opioid Use Disorders (OUDs) in New Mexico.