With plans being made to send our kids back to schools locally in Southern NM, what can we expect for our kids. What signs should we be looking for is we’re worried about their mental health? What can parents, teachers and all members of community do to make sure our kids are okay? We cover this and more in our latest Las Cruces Community Spotlight with Dr. Peter Sangra of Peak Behavioral Health Services. 

Santa Teresa, NM (January 7, 2021) – Each year America’s Best Doctors and the syndicated national outlets feature a special edition highlighting the accomplishments of physicians to help advance opportunity and advocacy within the medical profession.

Peak Behavioral’s Child and Adolescent Medical Director, Dr. Peter Sangra has been awarded
Top Psychiatrist in Santa Teresa for 2020. An esteemed professional in the field of child & adolescent psychiatry, Dr. Sangra is responsible for diagnosing, treating, and preventing mental disorders in children, adolescents, and their families.

Fully accredited by The Joint Commission, Peak Behavioral Health Services is a private, 119-bed acute care and psychiatric residential treatment facility located in Santa Teresa, New Mexico. Licensed as a specialty hospital, it offers several levels of care to meet the needs of children, adolescents, adults, seniors, and the military. These inpatient and outpatient mental health programs are structured and designed to support those who are struggling with a mental health challenge and/or addiction.

With a broad educational background, Dr. Sangra graduated with his medical degree from the American University of Antigua. He then went on to perform his residency in psychiatry at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans in 2013. Fellowship training in child and adolescent psychiatry A member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, he is board-certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). The ABPN is a not-forprofit corporation dedicated to serving the professions of psychiatry and neurology.

Areas of Expertise:
Child Psychiatry
Adolescent Psychiatry
Medical Degree: American University of Antigua
Residency: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Office Address:
5065 McNutt Rd, Santa Teresa, NM 88008, United States
Board-Certified in Psychiatry
Top Psychiatrist in New Mexico
For more information about Peak Behavioral Health Services call 575-589-3000.
We place a strong emphasis in working with the entire family with the goals of restoring a sense
of hope, bringing balance to the family and providing a tailored treatment plan based on the
individual’s specific needs.


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