Healthcare Worker and First Responder Supporter Line

Toll Free Phone: 855-507-5509
Services Provided: 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. The reasons to call might include:

a. Facing challenges at work or home due to the COVID-19 pandemic;
b. Experiencing stress, fear, anxiety, sadness, or depression about the essential work you are doing to support people;
c. The emotional impact of isolation due to physical distancing;
d. Need to talk to someone about experiences you are feeling, seeing, and hearing about due to the pandemic;
e. You can also call to talk about how to help a friend, colleague, or family member that you are concerned about.

Additional resource: NMConnect Mobile App. NMConnect is here to close the gap by engaging people with immediate access to mental health professionals and resources. Interested parties can directly connect to a counselor, peer support worker, up-to-date resources for substance use, mental health services, and other community resources.
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/13/2021