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
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
2111 College Drive
Gallup, NM 87301
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
Addiction Recovery Services
90 day inpatient program
Work Rehab Program
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.
Gerald Watchman, LADAC-Clinical Director
Jay Azua, LADAC, Donna Lupe, LADAC, Ricardo Spencer, LADAC - Counselors