An overwhelming 43.3% of New Mexico adults reported having symptoms of depression and/or anxiety last year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Needless to say, that’s nearly half of state resident adults. Not to mention, over 23% of residents seeking mental healthcare are unable to find it. Worse yet, New Mexico has the fourth-highest suicide rate among all states.
It’s clear that New Mexico residents are in need of help for depression and anxiety. Fortunately, there are free and anonymous helplines available to all residents. These phone numbers are more than just digits on your smartphone. Call today and receive immediate assistance for any and all mental health issues, including depression and/or anxiety.
The National Depression Hotline
Anybody anywhere can call 866-629-4564 to reach a specialist with The National Depression Helpline. It’s a free, confidential, around-the-clock helpline for depression and/or anxiety. Call now for immediate assistance, or click here to visit the website which offers a wealth of additional information and resources. When you’re ready, we’re here to listen.
Crisis Response of Santa Fe
The Santa Fe Community Guidance Center offers a 24/7 crisis hotline for residents to call and receive free and confidential assistance with mental health matters. Call 505-820-6333 or if outside of New Mexico, call 800-920-6333. You can also visit the Share NM Behavioral Health Services webpage (which has more info about the hotline) by clicking here.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness offers a helpline for all US residents to receive assistance for depression and/or any form of mental issue. Call 800-950-6264 from Monday to Friday, 10AM to 10PM, or text “HelpLine” to 62640. You may also visit the New Mexico-specific NAMI website, which offers a wealth of info, by clicking here.