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Bernalillo County Substance Abuse Programs
This department offers a variety of services to reduce the impact of alcoholism, alcohol abuse, drug dependence and drug abuse on the community.
Contact: 505-468-1550

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
NIAA Alcohol Treatment Navigator offers information on alcoholism and seeking treatment. The Navigator will steer you toward evidence-based treatment, which applies knowledge gained through decades of carefully designed scientific research.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SAMSA is a confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance use/addiction and/or mental health problems.



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

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

Brain Injury Services Fund Program/Goodwill Industries of New Mexico
A free program that offers case management, life skills coaching, and Crisis Interim Services resulting from brain injury. Crisis Interim Services include co-pays for outpatient therapies from counseling to occupational therapy, in-home care, help with co-pays for medical care and medications related to the brain injury, alternative therapies like acupuncture and massage, among others. 
5000 San Mateo Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109


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.
505-925-0567 or 1-800-432-5239

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

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

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.

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
Contact: Dawn 505-925-0567


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 or 1-866-HELP-1-NM

Casa Esperanza
Home away for families facing cancer.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

New Mexico Crisis and Access Line and Peer to Peer Warmline 
Free, anonymous, confidential mental health call lines 
Crisis Line: 1-855-NMCRISIS (1-855-662-7474)
Peer to Peer Warmline: 1-855-4NM-7100 (1-855-466-7100) 
http://www.nmcrisisline.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

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.
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


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.

Counselors in Albuquerque
A free, online business directory for local counseling professionals in all fields.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Albuquerque Chapter
DBSA Albuquerque


Monday peer support group
The Coffee Shop
700 2nd St. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
From 2 PM to 4 PM

Thursday peer support group
Heights Community Center
823 Buena Vista Dr. SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
From 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
DBSA Albuquerque Book Club meets from 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM


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

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

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

Hopeline from Verizon
Providing cell phones to vicitms of domestic violence.

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.”

Survivors of Homicide (NM)
Call for meetings or visit website.
505-232-4099, 877-700-8500

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

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

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


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.

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.

Health Care for the Homeless
A local non-profit clinic that provides medical, dental, behavioral health and art therapy programs for homeless people only.

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.

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


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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Outcomes NM
To strengthen and enrich individual, work and family life in New Mexico through affordable, accessible and quality social services.

Counselors in Albuquerque
A free, online business directory for local counseling professionals in all fields.

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

NM Learning Disabilities Association
For parents who have children with learning disabilities.

Men’s Alzheimer’s Support Group
Alzheimer’s Association
505-266-4473, 800-272-3900

MS Activity Group, Active MS’ers
Fun activities for people with multiple sclerosis to share their active passions.
email: dave@activemsers.org

MS Support and Education Group
National MS Society Albuquerque branch. Call for meetings and events.

Muscular Dystrophy Association
General Adult and Support Group-New Mexico Chapter

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

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

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

The Arc
People with disabilities who have fun, learn they have rights, can speak for themselves and make their own choices.

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

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

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.


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.

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.

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.

Counselors in Albuquerque
A free, online business directory for local counseling professionals in all fields.

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.

Healthy Minds New Mexico
Informational resources for teens, parents, educators and health providers regarding mental health.

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.

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