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New Mexico Statutes Chapter 32A. Children's Code § 32A-6A-2. Purposes

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The purposes of the Children's Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Act are to:

A. provide children with access to appropriate assessments, services and treatment;

B. provide children access to a continuum of services to address their habilitation and treatment needs;

C. provide children with access to services for identification, prevention and intervention for developmental and mental health needs;

D. promote delivery of services in a culturally appropriate, responsive and respectful manner;

E. protect the substantive and procedural rights of children regardless of service setting;  and

F. encourage support for family as critical members of the treatment or habilitation team whenever clinically appropriate.

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