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
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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