Reading Alan Moore’s Watchmen forces the brain to change: The mind suddenly sees the depth of character and conflict that lies just between the ink dots in a superhero story. The merely comic-curious mutate into fanboys.
Health care providers across New Mexico are concerned the state’s decision to contract with a new corporation will undo much of the progress achieved since Gov. Bill Richardson’s 2004 restructuring of the behavioral health system.
On Feb. 10, Kaleigh—who asked that her last name be withheld—wrote a post on Craigslist titled, “Pregnant teen and her sister need help,” explaining that she and her 17-year-old sister had been kicked out of their parents’ home.
If there’s a lesson to be learned from Prohibition, it’s this: Legally or illegally, Americans will always find a way to get loaded. Nevertheless, lawmakers keep trying to ban new drugs as quickly as substance users discover them. Here are some proposals under debate in the ’09 regular Legislature.
Lawmaking is a dangerous business: fatigue, high blood pressure, the occasional fistfight. When the suffering starts, the Roundhouse’s director of health services, Don “Doctor Don” Mason, is on hand to divvy out Band-Aids, arrange flu shots and schedule visits with acupuncturists.