Public Health Acupuncture of New Mexico

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Program Information
NTEE Code: 
E- Health Care
F- Mental Health, Crisis Intervention
G- Disease, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Mission Statement: 

The mission of Public Health Acupuncture of New Mexico is to promote the use of acupuncture to improve the health of people, to reduce health disparities, and to develop a public health acupuncture practitioner workforce for New Mexico. 

Programs: 
Acudetox (ear acupuncture for addictions) programs 
 
Provide acudetox treatments to people affected by substance use and addiction.
Provide technical support  to substance user treatment, prevention and harm reduction programs to develop acudetox and other acupuncture programs.
Provide acupuncture supplies, insurance, and  supervision (as required by law) on a case-by-case basis for acudetox programs and specialists.
Evaluate acudetox and other programs and communicate their effectiveness to the public. 
Advocate for acudetox programs and clients.
 
 
Community Acupuncture Programs
Provide low-cost acupuncture services with a focus on underserved populations.
 
Community Acupuncture Clinic in Albuquerque NE Heights open to public
Community Acupuncture Clinic at Manzano del Sol Retirement Village
 
Education Programs
 
Train acudetox (ear acupuncture for addictions) specialists.
Train acupuncturists in public health acupuncture skills.
 
Populations Served: 
All Populations
African-American
Asian-American
Disabled
Elderly
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender
Homeless
Immigrants
Latino/Hispanic
Low Income
Native American
Urban
Veterans
Counties Served: 
Statewide
Year Founded: 
2008
Annual Budget: 
$100,000 - $249,999
Personnel: 
1 to 5 FTE
Executive Director: 
Nityamo Lian, DOM, MPH
Board and Volunteer Positions: 
Accepts inquiries about volunteering
Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: 
Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS
Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico
Types of Services Offered: 
Direct Services
EIN: 
80-0415717

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Last Updated Date: 
Feb 10 2015

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