Crisis hotline available for healthcare workers, first responders

Coronavirus New Mexico

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The state of New Mexico has a crisis and access hotline to help healthcare workers and first responders during the coronavirus pandemic.

The hotline was set up to support individuals and communities during the pandemic. NMCAL says the professional counselors that answer calls have extensive experience and training.

Healthcare workers should call 855-507-5509 if they are experiencing the following:

  • Feeling stressed, irritable, anxious, overwhelmed
  • Experiencing sadness or depression
  • Difficulty sleeping or sleeping too much
  • Concerned about alcohol or drug use
  • Having trouble expressing your emotions
  • Just need someone to talk to about what you’re going through
  • Concerned for a friend, colleague, or family member
  • Feel like you have no one else to talk to about the mental and emotional distress you’re feeling

New Mexico Healthcare Worker and First Responder Support Line

24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
855-507-5509

New Mexico Crisis and Access Line

24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
1-855-NMCRISIS (662-7474)
TTY 1-855-227-5485
711 for relay (hearing & speech impaired)

New Mexico Peer to Peer Warmline

Call 3:30pm – 11:30pm or text 6pm – 11pm every day
1-855-4NM-7100 (466-7100)
711 for relay (hearing & speech impaired)


New Mexico Coronavirus Resource Guide

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