PAD Stories

"This time, with a PAD, I did not receive any treatments that I did not want. They were very respectful.  I really felt like the hospital took better care of me because I had my PAD. In fact, I think it's the best care that I've ever received."

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New Mexico Mental Health Resources

New Mexico PAD statute linkNew WindowClick to see the state statute as it appears on the New Mexico State Legislature website. Note: after following the link, enter "advance directive" in the search bar at the top of the page. 

New Mexico PAD Statute as a PDFPDF

New Mexico Psychiatric Advance Directive/Appointment of Mental Health Care Agent formPDF

New Mexico Mental Health ResourcesNew WindowFindhelpful information at this website provided by the NationalSubstance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. 

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