The COVID-19 Talk Helpline,1-855-NMCRISIS (662-7474), provides immediate assistance, referrals, and someone to talk to in times of overwhelming feelings. Professionally trained staff are available to help a person manage stress, anxiety, fear, and loss by developing positive coping activities that help strengthen resilience.
Behavioral Health and coping with stress
The State of New Mexico has launched a support line specifically for healthcare workers and first responders. The line is available 24/7 to support those on the front lines of the state’s pandemic response and connect them to a professional counselor.
Coronavirustherapy.org provides access to free or low-cost therapy for frontline workers such as grocery store workers, first responders, hospital workers, and others who must work during the COVID-19 outbreak. Therapy is provided by licensed therapists who are offering their services for short-term support at reduced rates or pro-bono.
NMSIP has implemented cutting edge prevention and intervention services to decrease risk behaviors related to suicide and increase resiliency and family support. NMSIP offers a model of collaboration that promotes the health of youth, families, and communities. Our services focus on offering pathways to wellness through the opportunity to develop life skills and social connections that help to navigate the many challenges faced by young people and their families.
If you prefer texting instead of calling, the New Mexico Peer to Peer Warmline is now responding to text messages from 6p – 11p MT every day. You can TEXT us for free at 1-855-466-7100 (Note: standard text message charges from your service provider will still apply).
- Text 1-855-4NM-7100 (855-466-7100)
- Visit the website.
The New Mexico Crisis and Access Line is here to support individuals and communities during this time. They maintain a solution focused approach built on validation, normalization, and access to resources. Counselors are available via phone 24/7 at 855-662-7474.
NMConnect is a smartphone app to close the gap by engaging people with immediate access to mental health professionals and resources.