New Mexico Addiction Hotlines
America has a severe addiction problem, and New Mexico is no exception. Substance abuse is among the top health concerns in the state. This year, 14.13% of residents reported illicit drug use sometime during the last month, per the CDC. A total of 1,052 residents died from overdoses in 2021 alone. Data is not yet available for last year.
Unfortunately, addiction has a grip not just on New Mexico, but on all of America. Fortunately, there is help. Below are three completely free resources for help with substance abuse available to residents of the Land of Enchantment. Addiction is a disease, and the cure begins with helping yourself. We aim to be part of that help.
New Mexico National Rehab Hotline
Available 24/7, the New Mexico Addiction Hotline is free and anonymous for any resident to receive assistance with addiction. Call 866-210-1303 anytime to be connected with a specialist who will listen and help in any way possible. The website also offers links to helpful resources and much more. Call now. Help is standing by.
Behavioral Health Collaborative
The state’s Human Services Department created the Behavioral Health Collaborative, a group dedicated to bettering the mental health of New Mexico residents. Call 800-283-4465 for more information. The website offers 24/7 online chat as well as texting: 505-370-7130.
New Mexico Crisis and Access Line
Funded by multiple state partners, the helpline is available 24/7 to all NM residents. Simply call 855-662-7474 to be connected with a specialist who will provide information and resources for alcohol abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery. Visit the website for more. There is also a peer-to-peer warmline available daily from 7AM to 11:30PM. Call 855-466-7100.