Public Health Acupuncture of New Mexico

Mailing Address: PO Box 35863, Albuquerque, NM 87176
County of Location: Bernalillo
Phone: (505) 232-7654
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. 

Primary 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:


Annual Budget: $100,000 - $249,999
Personnel: 1 to 5 FTE
Executive Director:

Nityamo Lian, DOM, MPH

Accepts inquiries: 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


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