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Resources and Information

My Community NM
A Directory of Community Health and Social Services in New Mexico.

New Mexico Department of Health: Family Infant Toddler Program
The FIT Program is a statewide program that provides early intervention services to infants, toddlers who have or are at risk for developmental delays and families in New Mexico. Early intervention provides activities and strategies for families to use to promote their child's development throughout the day. Early intervention can make a lifetime of difference!

Zero to Three
ZERO TO THREE is a national, nonprofit organization that informs, trains, and supports professionals, policymakers, and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.

Center on the Developing Child
This website is dedicated to the science of Early Childhood, and reports and working papers of that nature.

YourChild Development and Behavior Resources
This is a guide to information and support for parents.

National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare
The National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW) is an initiative of the Department of Health and Human Services and jointly funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) and the Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Children's Bureau's Office on Child Abuse and Neglect (OCAN). Their mission is to improve systems and practice for families with substance use disorders who are involved in the child welfare and family judicial systems by assisting local, State and tribal agencies.

American Academy of Pediatrics
This website includes information on a wide variety of children's health topics.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs)
An excellent source of information on FASDs complete with research and free materials.

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study
The largest scientific research study analyzing the relationship between multiple categories of childhood trauma (ACESs), and health and behavioral outcomes later in life.

Child Welfare Information Gateway
This website connects child welfare and related professionals to comprehensive information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families.

New Mexico Early Childhood Community
This website is dedicated to building community support for children in New Mexico.

New Mexico Kids
This website is a comprehensive childcare resource.

Addiction and Substance Abuse Program (ASAP)
This website will introduce and explain ASAP programs affiliated with the University of New Mexico Hospital. There is an excellent resource page on this website as well.

The Milagro Program
This website contains information about both the outpatient and residential programs available through Milagro.


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