Need Someone to Talk to?
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids has trained professionals to available via phone and online chat to help parents who think their loved one is struggling with addiction. Learn more.
Locally, New Mexico’s Crisis and Access Line (NMCAL) has clinical professionals available 24/7 to talk to people concerned about drug misuse, drug dependence, or drug abuse. With 5 years of service under their belt, they report that about 95% of callers “just need someone to talk to;” about 85% of their callers call about themselves; and the majority of their callers either have Medicaid or don't have any insurance and are not seeking behavioral health services. Go to their site to learn more.
Want to learn more about how NMCAL is helping the community? Check out the stats in this infographic.
The New Mexico Peer to Peer Warmline offers people a free single unified resource where you (or a loved one) can talk with someone in recovery themselves. The Warmline offers someone to talk to that has been in a place similar to what you have experienced. So if you need to talk to a peer support about any kind of emotional, mental health, or substance use concern, for yourself or to find out how to help someone else, then please call the Warmline between 3:30p MT - 11:30p MT or text the Warmline between 6p - 11p at 1-855-466-7100.
Help for Veterans
Veterans Affairs offers a number of options for those seeking treatment for substance use problems. These options include therapy, either alone with the therapist or in a group, as well as medications to help veterans reduce their use of alcohol, tobacco and drugs. Learn more on their website.
Indian Health Service
The Indian Health Service (IHS) works to promote safe and effective therapies to help patients and providers optimally manage pain and stop the inappropriate use of pain medications. Learn more on their website.