USA Damon Martinez and Supervisory AUSA Meyers participated in the San Juan County Drug Abuse Summit. The presentations by USA Martinez and AUSA Meyers were part of the HOPE Initiative, a collaborative effort between the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the part of University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center that is partnering with the Bernalillo County Opioid Accountability Initiative with the overriding goal of reducing the number of opioid-related deaths in the District of New Mexico. In particular, their presentations were delivered in support of HOPE’s prevention and education component. The summit included welcomes by the Mayor, a state representative; a law enforcement panel; and presentations by two healthcare professionals.
March 19, 2016
January 29, 2016
Supervisory AUSA Meyers participated in the 2016 Winter Seminar for New Mexico Podiatric Medical Association (NMPMA) which was held at the Sandia Resort Hotel in Sandia Pueblo. AUSA Meyers delivered a presentation entitled “Updates on Enforcement: What’s Happening in NM on Narcotics Medications.” AUSA Meyer’s presentation was part of the HOPE Initiative, a collaborative effort between the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center that is partnering with the...
Updated January 11, 2017
January 12, 2016
USA Damon Martinez joined Bernalillo County Sheriff Manny Gonzales and APD Deputy Chief Bill Roseman on a panel that presented on the “State of Law Enforcement in Our Community” during the Albuquerque Bar Association’s Jan. 12, 2016 Luncheon and CLE. During the presentation, USA Martinez discussed the USAO’s efforts on the national security front, the New Mexico Heroin and Opioid Prevention and Education (HOPE) Initiative, the federal “worst of the worst” anti-violence initiative, and the APD...
Updated January 10, 2017
March 4, 2016
Smart on Crime AUSA Henderson, a DEA Agent and UNM College of Pharmacy students (Generation Rx) collaborated on a opioid presentation to student athletes (soccer) and coaches at Sandia High School as part of the HOPE Initiative’s prevention and education component. This is HOPE’s first step towards developing an outreach program for high school and middle school athletes, coaches and athletic directors – an important audience given evidence showing that athletes who become heroin addicts often...
Updated July 28, 2016
January 29, 2017
Supervisory AUSA Joel Meyers attended the NM Pharmacists Association Mid-Winter Meeting. The Association discussed matters such as administration of opioid antagonists, opioid prescription monitoring, chronic pain study, the study of opioid abuse, opioid abuse prevention and assisted treatment, and opioid reversal medication training. The USAO attends these meetings as part of the strategy component of the HOPE Initiative.
Updated March 8, 2017
Updated July 28, 2016