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The Northern New Mexico Rural Health Network

NNMRHN Mission Statement

The Mission of the Northern New Mexico Rural Health Network is to expand access to, coordinate and improve the quality of essential behavioral and primary health care services, and enhance the delivery of health care in rural and frontier Rio Arriba and Taos counties.

is a network of behavioral health, medical and social service providers in Rio Arriba and Taos counties including the Eight Northern Indian Pueblos and Jicarilla Apache Nation that provide community members with the services needed to prevent, treat and recover from substance use disorder and opioid use disorder.

The opioid use & substance use reduction network centers communities directly impacted guiding them through harm reduction to residential and after care treatment among other services. 

Community members in need of services get helped creating an individualized plan that serves their specific needs.

NNMRHN Vision Statement

The Northern New Mexico Rural Health Network Vision is to create an integrated system of primary and behavioral health care that efficiently blends the regional resources of Rio Arriba and Taos counties for the benefit of all

Rio Arriba County Department of Health & Human Services

Under the leadership of Executive Director Lauren Reichelt; HHS is the leading agency

for the network. Focusing on innovation through the programs & services offered to

improve rural community health, its accessibility, and its long-term sustainability 


HHS Services & Programs


Mental & Behavioral

  • HHS support individuals with mental and behavioral health needs focusing on OUD (Opioid Use Disorder), and SUD (Substance Use Disorder), crisis intervention, and community resources that connect clients to services for continuing care including MAT (Medical Assistance Treatment), housing, DL, and other individual care plans.

  • Services offered include groups skills, individual therapy and counseling, intensive case management, harm reduction, outreach and advocacy.


Senior Services

Our team provides seniors with Adult Day Care, mental and behavioral health, medical benefits enrollment, and food pantry,

Contact person: Lyle Lomayma

Phone: 505-747-7780

Location: Arriba Empowerment Center

Address: 714 Calle Don Diego, Espanola NM 87532

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Rio Arriba currently works with HUD and Dreamtree Project and the NM Coalition to End Homelessness to provide housing for people ages18-24. Additionally our housing program supports housing vouchers, hotel vouchers and rental assistance.

Evidence Based Practice

We are fortunate to receive state, federal, and non-profit founding for evaluations of all of our evidence based programs; data is collected to our encounters and analyze.

Family and Youth Services

Clinical social work services to the Carlos Vigil Middle School


To bring out the best of America

Make service to others the cornerstone of our national culture and an indispensable part of the American experience

We are uniting America by bringing people together to serve communities

RAHHS AmeriCorps Program offer service opportunities to community members who meet the requirements needed.

To inquire please contact AmeriCorps Coordinator, Stephanie Gonzales at 

505-753-2992 ext 5430

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