New Mexico Corrections Department (NMCD) Health Services Bureau (HSB) is committed to providing quality healthcare that meets correctional healthcare standards and constitutional mandates. The goal of HSB is to assure the care, opportunities and education necessary for patients to improve their health.
Health Services Administrator
Behavioral Health Services
Behavioral Health Services provides diagnostic assessment, treatment and programming utilizing a biopsychosocial model that takes into account physical, psychological, and social factors that impact on the inmate’s well being. Services are designed to assist offenders in attaining and/or maintaining their cognitive and emotional well being in the sometimes-stressful environment that is associated with incarceration.
Behavioral Health Services provides addictions programming a designed to increase public and institutional safety, reduce recidivism, and increase the capacity of offenders to live responsible lives through aggressive treatment of substance addiction. Additionally Behavioral Health Services facilitates the provision of volunteers for parenting programs, faith-based mentoring programs, Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) programs.
Wendy Price, Psy.D.
Behavioral Health Bureau Chief