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

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.