ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Bernalillo County is leasing space in the East Mountains to provide better behavioral health services there. The county will create a community support center in the old Just Imagine Gallery in Tijeras. Services will include emotional support and short-term mentorship for mental health issues.
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The county hopes to have the center open in August. It will operate five to six days a week from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. It will cost the county $3300,000 a year for the first two years, paid for by the Behavioral Health Initiative.