How New Mexico’s mental health system fails providers and patients alike
Born and raised in Santa Fe, Annabella Farmer came to investigative journalism while studying at the Institute of American Indian Arts, and graduated from the writing program in May 2021. She worked with High Country News as an intern, and contributed research support and consulting for the Polk Award-winning Land Grab Universities project. She has also written about education, sustainable land use, art, and sanitation practices during the COVID-19 pandemic.
‘Hurt people raising hurt people’
A mental health crisis grows in NM amid a dire lack of services
The core debate
A multi-billion-dollar project to make plutonium cores at Los Alamos National Laboratory may be unsafe, unnecessary and ill-conceived. But proponents say the mission is a must.
State interests collide over dwindling supplies
When the well runs dry
Nobody knows how much water New Mexico has. Finding out is the best way to ensure survival against drought and climate change.
New Mexico’s affordable housing crisis has solutions
A Q&A with University of New Mexico law professor Serge Martinez
The Cannabis Regulation Act could benefit big companies while leaving acequia communities dry
Hygiene theater: More harm than good?
Efforts to fight coronavirus could instead increase vulnerability