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ADDICTION

Addiction Center
Contact: 1-800-586-9670
https://www.AddictionCenter.com

Addictive Relationship Support for Women
Scheduled Activities: Mondays, 6 p.m at 4004 Carlisle Suite S., South Building
Contact: 505-255-3075 (Ann Yeager)
 
Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA)
A 12-Step study group concentrating on finding a solution using the “big-book” of AA.  
Scheduled Activities: Every Wednesday 7 p.m. at St. Thomas of Canterbury Church, 425 University NE
Contact: John 505-268-9761 or Shirley 505-866-1402
 
Al-Anon, Alateen
Families, friends of alcoholics
505-262-2177 (24 hour answering service)
http://www.al-anon.alateen.org

Alcoholics Anonymous
24-Hour Answering service for all AA groups.
Contact: 505-266-1900
http://www.albuquerqueaa.org

Alcoholics Anonymous en Espanol:
Oficina Intergrupal Hispana de Alcoholicos Anonimos. 
Spanish-language meetings in Albuquerque, Belen, Santa Fe, and Socorro.
Contact: 505-266-3688

All Treatment
Substance abuse information database and a rehab directory  dedicated to addiction recovery.
http://www.alltreatment.com/

Cocaine Anonymous
12-Step Program, daily meetings
Contact: 505-344-9828
http://www.newmexicoca.org

Co-Dependant Anonymous of Albuquerque
Contact: 505-224-2700

Codependency on Sex Addiction (COSA)
Contact: 866-899-COSA (2672) (National)
http://www.COSA-recovery.org

Gam-Anon Albuquerque
Program of recovery and unity for spouse, family members, and/or close friends of compulsive gamblers.
See web for meeting times.
718-352-1671
http://www.gam-anon.org

Gambling: New Mexico Council for Problem Gambling (NMCPG)
Offering crisis intervention and referrals. Non-profit.
24 hour hotline for problem gamblers.
Help line: 1-800-gambler, local: 505-897-1000
copgambl@quest.net

Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) is the nation’s largest nonprofit organization working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking.  With the help of those who want a safer future, MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving® will end this danger on American roads.  MADD’s Power of Parents, It’s Your Influence® offers research-proven strategies to help parents keep their children safe from the dangers of underage drinking.  One of the largest victim services organizations in the U.S., MADD also supports drunk driving victims and survivors – serving one person every 10 minutes – at no charge.
Contact: 505-255-2955
http://www.madd.org/nm

Narcotics Anonymous Rio Grande Region
Support group helps people quit using drugs.
Contact: 505-260-9889 (Albuquerque help line)
http://www.riograndena.org

Nicotine Anonymous
12-step support group that supports nicotine addiction.  No fees. Walk-ins accepted.
Meetings: Tuesdays 6:30 pm at Temple Beth Shalom, 205 E. Barcelona Rd., Santa Fe, NM; Satuarday 1:30pm at Jo’s Cameleon Cafe, 5 Kuhn Rd., Tijeras, NM.
Contact: Alan,  505-798-4595
877-TRY-NICA (879-6422)
info@nicotine-anonymous.org
http://www.nicotineanonymous.org

Overeaters Anonymous
Non-profit organization that provides meetings to help eaters with the overeating sensations.  Not a weight loss program.  No set fees.  Meetings held by donations, anytime a donation is made, a meeting is held. See web for meetings.
Scheduled Activites: New Comer’s Meeting, 7pm Mondays, Taos/Sandia room at Presbyterian Kaseman Hospital 8300 Constitution NE
Contact: 505-261-3553, 505-891-2664, 1-866-951-5357
http://www.oa.org

Project Know
Are you or a loved one struggling with addiction? Get information on treatment options in Albuquerque, NM.
Contact toll free 24/7: 1-800-928-9139
http://www.projectknow.com/find/rehab/albuquerque-nm/

S-Anon (Sex Addiction)/Sexaholics Anonymous
12-Step recovery group for friends and relatives of sex addicts.
505-899-0633

Sex Addicts Anonymous
1-800-477-8191
http://www.saa-recovery.org
info@saa-recovery.org

Self-Management and Recovery Training (SMART) Meetings
Dedicated to helping individuals gain independence from any addictive behavior-most people who attend are looking for an alternative to 12-step programs.
http://www.smartrecovery.org
1-866-951-5357
505-266-2472 or 505-798-5645

Treatment 4 Addiction
Directory of treatment centers located in New Mexico.
http://www.treatment4addiction.com


BRAIN INJURY/TUMORS

Albuquerque Brain Tumor Support- People Living Through Cancer
Programs and service to help those people face the challenges of cancer and achieve the best quality of life-community of cancer survivors, family members, friends, healthcare professionals, community leaders and volunteers that support survivorship.  3411 Candelaria NE, Suite M, Albuquerque, NM 87107
Scheduled Activities: Meets first Wednesday of every month at the Erna Ferguson Library, 3700 San Mateo NE
505-242-3263 & 505-242-6756
http://www.pltc.org

Brain Injury Alliance of New Mexico
Support for survivors of brain injury, their families and friends, professionals, educators.
Location: Resource Center, 121 Cardenas NE Scheduled Activities: First Fridays, 7 pm at St. Joseph Rehabilitation Center, 506 Elm St. NE.
Contact: 505-292-7414, (888) 292-7415


BEREAVEMENT

Bereavement Support Group
NM Grief Services Program: the Grief Services Program is an integral part of the New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator. The program is staffed by licensed, Master’s Level mental health professionals with extensive experience and expertise in dealing with the effects of traumatic grief. Grief Services offers their consultations at no cost. Se Habla Español.
http://omi.unm.edu/Grief/grief.aspx
505-925-9501

Bereavement Support Groups
Ambercare Hospice.  One-on-one sessions available.  2129 Osuna NE.
505-244-0046

Bereavement Support Groups
Information on the grief process, one-on-one sessions available by Vista Care Hospice.
505-821-5404

Children’s Grief Center of New Mexico
Provides loving support at no cost for children and teens, ages 5-18, grieving the death of a loved one.
505-323-0478
http://www.childrensgrief.org

Good Grief Support System
Support program for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one.
Contact: Carol, 505-821-6056

Survivors of Homicide (NM)
4th Thursday of every month, 6 pm - 8 pm at:
NM Scientific Labs, 1101 Camino de Salud NE
http://www.nmsoh.org
Contact: Dawn 505-925-0567


CRISIS CENTERS

Agora Crisis Center of UNM
Free and confidential help for any one in need of emotional support.  1716 Las Lomas NE, Albuquerque, NM 87131 Scheduled Activities:  Walk in Clinic Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00.  It’s best to call ahead and schedule.
Help Line 505-277-3013, (9am-midnight every day of year) or 1-866 HELP-1-NM
http://www.unm.edu/~agora/

Casa Esperanza
Home away for families facing cancer.
505-277-9880
http://www.casaesperanzanm.org

PB & J Family Services Inc.
Offers assistance with family stabilization, reunification, and general improvement in daily living.  Child day care, individual/family counseling services, outpatient clinic.
505-877-7060, 505-867-2356
http://www.pbjfamilyservices.org

Rape Crisis Center of Central New Mexico
24-our crisis centers for anyone affected by sexual assault.  Emotional support, advocacy to survivors of assault and abuse.
http://rapecrisiscnm.org
505-266-7711, 1-888-811-8282

SAFE House
To provide temporary shelter, services, and education for men, women, and children who are in a state of crisis as a result of physical, sexual, emotional or economic abuse.
505-247-4219, statewide hotline 1-800-773-3645
http://www.safehousenm.org


DEPRESSION

Anxiety and Depression Group Therapy- Sandia Counseling Center
Eight-session series for men and women using experiential, educational, supportive means to develop skills to manage anxiety and depressive symptoms.  Scheduled Activities:  Call for dates and times of next session.
505-822-8223

Counselors in Albuquerque
A free, online business directory for local counseling professionals in all fields.
http://www.thecityofalbuquerque.org/counseling

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
Provides weekly group meetings for women suffering from depression and bipolar illness on how to cope with and control depression and bipolar suffering. Private counseling is also provided. Scheduled Activities: Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 pm, Trinity United Methodist Church, 3715 Silver SE.
Contact: 505-889-3632


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE/ABUSE

Resources Inc.
Child Advocacy/Support/Domestic Violence Education/Support Groups.
A subsidiary of the Albuquerque Family Advocacy Center. For children and women who have witnessed or been victims of domestic violence-play and art therapy groups as well as individual counseling by licensed therapists available.  Advocacy, assistance, and resources for women and children who are victims/survivors of domestic violence through the criminal justice system at no cost.
Contact: 505-884-1241, 505-768-2104

Child Victims of Physical and Sexual Abuse-All faiths Family Services
Contact: Lisa Kessler, 505-271-0329

Domestic Violence, Enlace Comunitario
Eliminating domestic violence, crisis intervention, case management, counseling for victims, legal services, life skills classes, outreach and community education, advocacy, life skills, and parenting for Spanish speaking women and children.
Contact: 505-246-8972
http://www.enlacenm.org

Domestic Violence Hot Life and Services (SAFE House)
Emergency shelter from intimate partner violence for adults and children; adult and children survivor advocacy, support groups and community education.
505-247-4219, statewide hotline 1-800-773-3645
http://www.safehousenm.org

Haven House- Domestic Violence Support Group
Haven House (Rio Rancho) offers confidential free help, emergency shelter, peer counseling, support groups and personal empowerment programs for victims of domestic violence.  Emergency transportation to shelter can be arranged; all shelter services are free.
505-896-4869, Crisis Hotline 800-526-7157
http://www.havenhouseinc.org

Hopeline from Verizon
Providing cell phones to vicitms of domestic violence.
http://aboutus.verizonwireless.com/commitment/community_programs/hopeline/index.html
480-763-6321-Jenny Weaver
Jenny.Weaver@VerizonWireless.com

NM Coalition Against Domestic Violence
“The mission of the New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence is to improve the response to domestic violence in New Mexico.”
505-246-9240
http://www.nmcadv.org
agnesm@nmcadv.org

Survivors of Homicide (NM)
Call for meetings or visit website.
505-232-4099, 877-700-8500
http://www.nmsoh.org

Valencia Shelter (Belen)
Crisis center for victims of Domestic Violence: shelter, transitional house program, counseling, child witness program, support groups, outreach and education.
Contact: 505- 864-3202
24-Hour Emergency Hotline: 505-864-1383
valenciashelter.tripod.com

PB & J Family Services Inc.
Offers assistance with family stabilization, reunification, and general improvement in daily living.  Child day care, individual/family counseling services, outpatient clinic.
505-877-7060, 505-867-2356
http://www.pbjfamilyservices.org

Other Online Resources at http://www.aardvarc.org A web.site with more resources/aid and contact information for New Mexico support groups and safe houses regarding abuse, rape, and domestic violence.


HOMELESSNESS

New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness
This collection of member agencies are the largest coalition of organizations with the goal of ending homelessness.  A great resource for both those in need and those who want to helpout.
http://www.nmceh.org

Good Shepherd Center Homeless shelter
Provides year-round overnight shelter and community meals 5 days a week as well as a 7-month program for alcohol and substance abuse.
505-243-2527

Health Care for the Homeless
A local non-profit clinic that provides medical, dental, behavioral health and art therapy programs for homeless people only.
505-766-5197
http://www.abqhch.org
info@abqhch.org

Homeless Crisis Hotline
Human Services Department of the NM Works-Temporary Cash Assistance program provides information on shelters, soup kitchens, food stamps and counseling.
1-800-432-6217 Ext. 7267

Homelessness Awareness and Advocacy Group
A list of resources for any family or individual in need in Albuquerque.
http://www.unm.edu/~pamo/home.htm

St. Martin’s Hospitality Center
Day shelter at 1201 Third NW for homeless, no overnight services.
Shelter:  505-843-9405
Office: 505-766-6876


MENTAL ILLNESS/ DISABILITIES

Adelante Development Center
Having choices is empowering. Choice helps us to realize our dreams. At Adelante, we understand that this is especially true for people with disabilities. Our mission is to support people with disabilities as they discover and implement their personal goals in life. Adelante’s services are community-based and include programs for people who are physically or mentally disabled (including people with severely disabling conditions), those who have chronic neuromuscular diseases, and those who are disabled simply due to the aging process.
505-341-2000
http://www.goadelante.org

Schizophrenia Anonymous for Young Adults
Ages 18-30, related disorders welcome. Meets Wednesdays at 2:30pm, Grace United Methodist Church, 420 San Lorenxo NW (west of 4th St, north of Aztec Rd). Meeting held in the office hall at back of the church.
For more information contact Josh at 505-261-3841.

MS & ALS Support Group for Caregivers
For anyone who cares for someone with Lou Gehrig’s Disease or MS. Scheduled Activities: Every third Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Friends in Time, 4906-A Jefferson NE
505-872-9301
http://www.friendsintime.org

Alzheimers and Dementia Support Group
Scheduled Activities: Second Tuesdays, 6 p.m. at The Woodmark at Uptown, 7201 Prospect Pl. NE.
505-881-0120

Anxiety.org
Anxiety.org is a comprehensive resource designed by the leading medical doctors and psychologists in the field to help you recover from anxiety.

Casa Angelica
Casa Angelica is a fully licensed, Intermediate Care Facility for Mentally Retarded Children (ICFMR) directed by the Canossian Daughters of Charity since 1967. Casa Angelica provides a family-centered program for 16 children with personalized, active treatments plans designed to enhance each child’s unique gifts.  Casa Angelica is committed to empowering, educating and forming young people with pervasive needs, accompanying their growth process, calling forth their gifts, and enabling them to fully develop their potential. This mission is carried out in a family atmosphere that is both collaborative and supportive of the residents and their families.
505-877-5763
http://www.casaangelica.org

Cerebral Palsy Parents Association of NM
Scheduled Activities: first Thursdays, 6-8 pm, at Carrie Tingley Children’s Hospital Board Room, 1127 University NE. Dinner and childcare is provided.
505-272-5296
http://www.cppa-nm.chrisquirk.org

Circle of Parents- All Faiths Receiving Home
Support groups for any parent of a child as well as specialized Circle of Parents of Bipolar Children.
271-0329
http://www.allfaiths.org

Outcomes NM
To strengthen and enrich individual, work and family life in New Mexico through affordable, accessible and quality social services.
243-2551
http://www.outcomesnm.org

Counselors in Albuquerque
A free, online business directory for local counseling professionals in all fields.
http://www.thecityofalbuquerque.org/counseling

Epilepsy Support & Education Services, Inc.
In-services directed to the medical community, employers, teachers, students, and other interested parties. Facilitate support groups that are open to anyone with an interest in epilepsy. “Scheduled Activities (505 Marquette NW- Suite 1840, Albuquerque, NM 87102) Second & Fourth Saturday 4:00-6:00pm; for friends, family, and public interested in epilepsy. Weekly Friday 9-11 am, please contact Audrey before joining this group.
(505) 243-9119
http://www.epilepsysupportnm.org

NM Learning Disabilities Association
For parents who have children with learning disabilities.
505-821-2545
http://www.vivanewmexico.com/nmlda

Men’s Alzheimer’s Support Group
Alzheimer’s Association
505-266-4473, 800-272-3900
http://www.alz.org/newmexico

MS Activity Group, Active MS’ers
Fun activities for people with multiple sclerosis to share their active passions.
http://www.ActiveMSers.org
email: dave@activemsers.org
505-890-1764

MS Caregivers Support Group
Monthly Caregiver support group for people with ALS and MS illness and donates funds for treatments if needed for people without insurance. Scheduled Activities: Third Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm at 4906 Jefferson St. NE 87109
505-872-9301
http://www.friendsintime.org

MS Support and Education Group
National MS Society Albuquerque branch. Call for meetings and events.
505-244-0625

Muscular Dystrophy Association
General Adult and Support Group-New Mexico Chapter
505-828-1331
albuquerque@mdausa.org
http://www.mda.org

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and NAMI New Mexico
NAMI New Mexico offers numerous programs to assist those that are affected by mental illness. For friends and family members of those suffering from mental illness.
505-260-0154, 505-792-8871, 505-867-9517
Local website
http://www.nami.org

New Mexicans with Disabilities
Information to Spanish and English speaking individuals with disabilities, families, advocates, therapists, and case managers about service providers, support groups and other local, state, and national resources.
505-272-8549, 800-552-8195
http://cdd.unm.edu/babynet

Overeaters Anonymous
Non-profit organization that provides meetings to help eaters with the overeating sensations.  Not a weight loss program.  No set fees.  Meetings held by donations, anytime a donation is made, a meeting is held.  Scheduled Activites: New Comer’s Meeting, 7pm Mondays, Taos/Sandia room at Presbyterian Kaseman Hospital 8300 Constitution NE
505-891-2664
http://www.oa.org

The Arc
People with disabilities who have fun, learn they have rights, can speak for themselves and make their own choices.
505-883-4630
http://www.arcnm.org

New Mexico Family Network
Free Workshop and Support Group for Parents of Neurologically Challenged Children. Second Wednesday of every month at Kidpower Therapy Associates PC, 3530 Pan American Fwy, NE Suite D
6:00 Workshop, 7-8:30 pm
505-265-0430, Kidpower 505-888-4469, 1-800-273-7232
http://www.newmexicofamilynetwork.org

TeenScreen
National Center for Mental Health Checkups at Columbia University. General information about youth mental health and suicide prevention.
http://www.teenscreen.org

Women’s Support Group for Wives & Partners of Veterans diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Learn about PTSD and how it affects you, your family, your relationships and your health.
Contact: Caroline 505-440-0333

Iraq Vet Stress Project
Certified EFT and Reiki practitioner
Contact: Susana Barrera 505-239-7632
stressproject.org

Community Health Charities of NM
Look up the NM site for a large list of local resources and support groups in mental health/health in general.
newmexico.healthcharities.org/

Other Online Resources for Mental Illness and Cerebral Palsy
MyChild resource page for Cerebral Palsy and mental illness can be found at
http://cerebralpalsy.org/
1-800-My-CHILD (692-4453)


PARENTAL/FAMILY

Albuquerque Family Advocacy Center
The Albuquerque Family Advocacy Center is a safe, secure and caring environment that focuses on the needs of victims of interpersonal crime.  The center is committed to providing victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and their families with a safe setting to assist in addressing and overcoming the trauma of their experience and break the cycle of violence that destroys families.
http://www.abqfamily.org

All Faiths Receiving Home
All Faiths is a comprehensive agency providing Child advocacy services, services to families in their own communities, individual and family therapy services for children and their parents, child-friendly interviews in cases of alleged abuse or when a child has witnessed violence, abuse prevention and crisis intervention services to families at risk of abuse or neglect, research-based training and consultation to professionals, parents and children throughout New Mexico.
505-271-0329
http://www.allfaiths.org

Information Network at Center for Development & Disability (Baby Net)
Promotes baby wellness by identifying and promoting prenatal and prenatal services, as well as helping to reduce the incidence and effects of disabling conditions though education and information.
505-272-8549, (800) 555-8195

Care Net Pregnancy Center
Care Net is a non-profit counseling and pregnancy resource center committed to providing women and men with accurate, up-to-date information in order to make informed decisions about pregnancy, sexual health, and relationships. Because everyone should have access to this information, all our services are free of charge.
505-880-8373
http://www.carenetabq.org

Counselors in Albuquerque
A free, online business directory for local counseling professionals in all fields.
http://www.thecityofalbuquerque.org/counseling

Cuidando Los Ninos
The mission of Cuidando Los Niños (CLN) is to provide high quality childcare and therapeutic services to meet the special needs of children experiencing homelessness and support services that assist and strengthen their families as they become re-housed.
505-843-6899
http://www.cuidandolosninos.org

Healthy Minds New Mexico
Informational resources for teens, parents, educators and health providers regarding mental health.
http://www.healthymindsnm.org

Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) is the nation’s largest nonprofit organization working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking.  With the help of those who want a safer future, MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving® will end this danger on American roads.  MADD’s Power of Parents, It’s Your Influence® offers research-proven strategies to help parents keep their children safe from the dangers of underage drinking.  One of the largest victim services organizations in the U.S., MADD also supports drunk driving victims and survivors – serving one person every 10 minutes – at no charge.
505-255-2955
http://www.madd.org/nm

New Mexico Family Network
For Families with behavioral, emotional, challenges including ADD, depression and other neurobiological illnesses.
505-265-0430, 800-273-7232