7 San Jose Road
Old Laguna, NM 87026
(Across the road from the Old Laguna Post office)
Main Contact Information:
Phone (505) 552-6513
Fax: (505) 552-6387
BHS Staff Members:
Kristina Pacheco, Program Manager, LADAC
Ken Thomas, CADAC/LADAC,
Nelda Martinez, MSW Substance Abuse Counselor
Denise Hunt, Domestic Violence Support Specialist
Joy Delores, Domestic Violence Support Specialist
Matilda Begay, Counselor I
Mission Statement: Provide quality mental health, substance abuse counseling and psychotherapeutic services for the Pueblo and its members.
To meet this mission, program staff provide a variety of services for persons of all ages and advocate a multidisciplinary client centered treatment approach within a culturally appropriate context that promotes self awareness, self responsibility, and self reliance.
Laguna Behavioral Health Services provides a wide array of services including a mental health program, substance abuse program and a prevention program. Within these three main components, many program services are offered. Laguna Behavioral Health also provides on-call crisis services to the community 24 hours a day, seven days each week. This support is provided either on a drop in basis or on request of Laguna Police or Laguna Detention.
Laguna Behavioral Health Services provides individual and group psycho educational and psychotherapeutic programs and offers a variety of specialized services that focus on persons seeking to address childhood trauma, anger management, a women’s issues group, and a men’s issue group.
A wide array of services are offered for persons involved in the criminal justice system, including a diversion program, programming for incarcerated persons and post incarceration services for individuals. Other specialized treatment services address problem gambling, sex offender treatment, sexual abuse victims, domestic abuse, substance abuse, marriage and family therapy, traumatic brain injury, chronic and acute depression, loss and grieving, parenting and child concerns, coordinated services for psychiatric patients, and case management services.
Laguna Behavioral Health operates a State of New Mexico Certified DWI School. Currently, four staff are certified as DWI instructors. New classes are formed on a six week cycle.
The Laguna Behavioral Health Prevention program conducts regular in-school and after school prevention activities that include substance use prevention education and healthy choices/healthy lifestyles education.