What's New?


April 2017

School-Based Health Center Asthma Environmental Intervention Mini Grant Application - Due May 19th, 2017  

January 2017

NMASBHC Board Member Applications Now Available - Due February 20th


Head to Toe: Youth Track Applications Available Here


Proposed Changes to Human Services Department Managed Care Organization Policy Manual - Section 14

SBHC Photo Challenge

The New Mexico Alliance for School-Based Health Care would like to invite you to submit your best SBHC photo for our 2017 Advocacy Calendar. Deadline for submitting photos and photo release forms is December 12, 2016. Please submit photos and release forms to info.nmasbhc@gmail.com,

NMASBHC 2017 Photo Contest Flyer/Instructions

Minor Photo Release

December 2016

Exemplary SBHC Applications Now Available - Details Here

Medicaid Announces LARC Unbundling - Supplemental

November 2016

YRRS Road Show - Flyer

October 2016

UNM College of Pharmacy Prescription Drug Abuse Tools - Link

ACE High School SBHC Provider Position Announcement - Link

PAX Good Behavior Game Training Flyer - Link

September 2016

SBHC Update Forms

Please help us to keep our directory information accurate by filling out the directory update form and technical assistance needs survey located below and send it to kimstanek.nmasbhc@gmail.com by September 28th to receive a $30 gift card to Walmart on us! More information can be found in the update flyer located below.

New Articles on SBHC Benefits and Value

August 2016

UNM Department of Pediatrics Launches Adolescent Health Initiative - Flyer
National Association of School Nurses Flyer on SBHC and School Nurse Collaboration - Flyer
NMASBHC Newly Released Documents:
  • Passive Giving - Flyer
  • MyChange Donation FAQ - Flyer
  • NMASBHC and the SBHC Movement History - PDF
  • NMASBHC and the SBHC Movement Visual Timeline - PDF

July 2016

New Mexico Coalition Newsletter - Link
Download the latest NMIC newsletter to read about how you can access a host of great resources, including information on new registry training options, instructions for how to request free HPV vaccine promotion posters, and much more.
NMDOH/OSAH 2016-17 Consent and Registration Forms/Templates
July is UV Safety Awareness Month
Share this downloadable infographic with children and family to provide tips about how to prevent skin cancer.
SAMHSA Resources for Orlando Shooting - Link
In the wake of the horrific Orlando murders, SAMHSA has released suggested resources for supporting those coping with tragedy.

Are you interested in improving care for adolescents?
Ever wonder how to…
Create an adolescent friendly environment for health services?
Conduct a comprehensive well exam for an adolescent that is more than just a sports physical?
Talk with adolescents about sexual health?
Provide reproductive health services to adolescents?
Screen adolescents for behavioral and psychosocial risk factors?
This program trains you to provide evidence-based services to adolescents in the following core topic areas:
o   Creating an adolescent friendly clinical environment
o   Sexual health (male and female)
o   Education/counseling approaches to reduce teen pregnancy rates
o   Long acting reversible contraception (LARC) for adolescents
o   Hot topics in adolescent medicine
o   Behavioral healthcare for adolescents
o   Adolescent menstrual issues
Sessions use the Envision TeleECHO model that includes a short didactic followed by case consultation.
All live sessions will occur Wednesdays from 8:00-9:00 a.m., starting October 7, 2015 through April 27, 2016
All sessions offer NO-COST 1.0 AMA Category 1 CME/CEU credit for each session attended from UNM Office of Continuing Medical Education.
For more information on the AHI sessions and case consultation
Please contact:
Michelle Widener
Healthcare providers of all disciplines are eligible for a Certificate in Adolescent Health from UNM Division of Adolescent Medicine by attending a minimum of twelve required sessions and presenting two cases for consultation over the course of the entire initiative.
For more information about the certificate program please review the Certificate Program Agreement attached to this email.
If you have any additional questions regarding the certificate program
Please contact:
Kirsten Bennett
Help Ensure Your Claims Get Reimbursed by Medicaid and the Managed Care Organizations! View and use the information on the Claims and Billing 101 Presentation.
Letters to the Editor
To submit a published letter to the editor, email it to: nancyrodrigueznmasbhc@gmail.com
Previous Examples of Letters to the Editor
Student Health Key to Good Performance   Patsy Nelson.  Albuquerque Journal,September 29, 2009
Health Centers in Schools Will Help  Howard Spiegelman.  Albuquerque Journal, September 13, 2009
NM SBHC News Stories   
To submit a story, email it to: nancyrodrigueznmasbhc@gmail.com
NM SBHC News Stories Archives 2008-2013
12/14/2012 - Patsy Nelson, Board Secretary for NMASBHC, has been recognized by Molina Healthcare of New Mexico for her community volunteer work and health advocacy. Click here to read the article.
Robert F. Kennedy SBHC 2008-10 Success Stories - health fairsmoking cessationhealthy pregnancy and birth for high risk teen.
Belen School-Based Health Center Making a Difference Valencia News Bulletin, October 31, 2009
Communication: A necessary component in adolescent health care Lynette Summers/ Special to Sun-News, Posted: 07/21/2009 07:40:42 PM MDT
 National SBHC News Stories