The NM Healthcare Worker and First Responder Support Line


The State of New Mexico has 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:

  • Facing challenges at work or home due to the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Feeling stress, fear, anxiety, sadness, or depression about continuing to do essential work

  • Need to talk to someone about the experiences you are feeling, seeing, hearing about, and talking to clients about

  • Grieving the loss of family, friends, clients/patients

  • The emotional impact of isolation and social distancing

  • Concerned about a friend, colleague, or family member

  • Worried about being overextended (or having a lack of access to) social supports (for yourself or others)

  • Experiencing a lack of access to care for yourself

  • Just feeling overwhelmed

  • You can also call to talk about how to help a friend, colleague, or family member that you are concerned about

We are Here to Hear You

1-855-507-5509


The line is answered by professional counselors at the New Mexico Crisis and Access Line, a statewide crisis line offering mental health crisis assessment, intervention, stabilization, and referrals to New Mexicans 24/7/365.


Operated by the New Mexico Crisis and Access Line | www.nmcrisisline.com


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