Behavioral Health Services


RMCHCS Behavioral Health Services (BHS) offers high quality, comprehensive behavioral health care to those in need. The individual needs of clients and their families are met with a spirit of dignity and confidentiality. BHS is a DNV-GL accredited program that provides care to all patients without regard to race, color, nationality, gender, age, religion, veteran status, handicap or economic status.

Out-Patient Mental Health Services

  • Counseling Services
  • Individual, family and couples counseling
  • Children ages six and up
  • Referrals for medication management
  • Treatment provided by licensed clinicians
  • On-call availability for behavioral health consultations in the RMCHCS emergency department.
  • Medication evaluations and monitoring

Cost and Insurance

Out-Patient Services: BHS accepts Medicare, Medicaid and most commercial insurance and health plans and also participates in special programs that assist uninsured patients. For questions regarding financial information and payment methods, call 505.726.6910.

Outpatient Mental Health Services

College Clinic
2111 College Drive
Gallup, NM 87301
505.726.6910

Staff

Yvonne Mandagaran, LPCC, is a lifelong resident of New Mexico. She was born and raised in Grants, New Mexico, earned a Master's Degree in counseling from Western New Mexico University and is a licensed therapist. Her previous experience includes a position as the Mental Health Manager for the New Mexico State Department of Correction as well as working in several counties within New Mexico.

Gretchen Larson Woods, PMHCNS-BC, has been with RMCHCS for 12 years as a nurse manager and practitioner. She is a prescribing psychiatric nurse practitioner, providing psychotropic medication management and psychotherapy for adolescents and adults. Ms. Woods completed a Master of Nursing degree at the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington in 1980. Her post graduate work was in the Nurse Practitioner program at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. Ms. Woods served as a clinical faculty member at the University of Washington, University of Hawaii, and University of New Mexico School of Nursing. She also has years of private practice experience as a prescribing and counseling provider in collaboration with a psychiatrist.

Behavioral Health Services-Residential Treatment Center

In-Patient Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program
650 VandenBosch Parkway
Gallup, NM 87401
505.726.6919

Addiction Recovery Services

  • 90 day inpatient program
  • 12-step philosophy
  • Relapse prevention
  • Anger Management
  • Work Rehab Program
  • Education Opportunities
  • Transitional Housing-4 months for in-patient graduates

Cost and Insurance

In-Patients Services: No cost to client and there are no income guidelines however, we only accept New Mexico residents at this time.

Staff

  • Ophelia Reeder, Executive Director
  • Gerald Watchman, LADAC-Clinical Director
  • Jay Azua, LADAC, Donna Lupe, LADAC, Lynette Martinez, LADAC, Mark Martinez, LADAC, Ricardo Spencer, LADAC - Counselors
  • Bernice Martinez, Finance Manager
  • Katrina Marti, Nicole Lujan, Case Managers
  • Loren Anthony, Gordon Nez, Special Projects Manager/Work Services
  • Ken Collins, Pathways/Work Services
  • Dorothy Johnson, Transportation Manager
  • Tina Spencer, Unit Secretary
  • Dee Poe-Ami-RN
  • Vanessa Bowekaty-Lead BHT
  • Along with 8 Behavioral Health Technician's