Youth crisis shelters aren’t set up to deal with foster youth who need intensive mental health treatment. When teens try to harm themselves or others, staff resort to calling 911.
New Mexico Struggles With Reforming Child Welfare System
The Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon wildfire left families without running water and children without belongings. Can students learn after so much loss?
‘Is your land for sale?’ Alarming offers to buy property in the burn zone leave some New Mexicans affronted
2,300 homeless youths in Albuquerque — and most of them out of sight
A mental health crisis grows in NM amid a dire lack of services
Terry Locke, deputy secretary of CYFD, has announced his retirement, the latest in a string of departures from the agency responsible for the well-being of the state’s most vulnerable children.
Suit says CYFD knew of abuse at Farmington foster home, failed to protect kids
New Mexico paid millions to a Utah company to text, email and phone “disengaged” students. Was it the right call?
CYFD Cabinet secretary Brian Blalock replaced by former New Mexico Supreme Court Justice amid growing transparency concerns