If YOU are experiencing a crisis

Call (855) NMCRISIS (662-7474)

Click here if you are thinking about ending your life

If  YOUR LOVED ONE is Experiencing a Mental Health Crisis

If you need to call the police, please read this first.

Call 911 for police or medical assistance or call (855) NMCRISIS (662-7474)

The New Mexico Crisis and Access Line is open 24/7 if you need immediate assistance for some of these issues that could be affecting your loved one:

  • Threatening to, or talking about wanting to, hurt or kill him/herself?
  • Seeking access to firearms, available pills, or other means to kill him/herself?
  • Talking or writing about death, dying, or suicide, when these actions are out of the ordinary for the person?
  • Expressing feelings of hopelessness?
  • Displaying rage, uncontrolled anger, or seeking revenge?
  • Acting reckless or engaging in risky activities, seemingly without thinking?
  • Saying he or she feels trapped, like there’s no way out?
  • Increasing alcohol or drug use?
  • Withdrawing from friends, family and society?
  • Demonstrating anxiety, agitation, and insomnia (or sleeping all the time)?

Mental Health and Crisis Services in Doña Ana County

Go to the Memorial Medical Center emergency room for psychiatric emergency services.

Local hospital numbers
  • 522-8641
Memorial Medical Center, non-emergency
  • 521-2286
Memorial Medical Center, 24-hour emergency help
  • 532-3500
Mesilla Valley Hospital
Local mental health agency numbers
  • 526-3371
Southwest Counseling Center (serving Las Cruces)
  • 647-2800
Southwest Counseling Center mobile crisis team
  • 822-5101
Southern New Mexico Human Development (serving Mesilla, rural areas and smaller towns of southern New Mexico)
  • 521-4848
Milagro Community Care
Local police numbers
  • 911
  • 526-0795
  • 526-6611
Doña Ana County Sheriff
  • 524-6111
New Mexico State Police
  • 646-3311
New Mexico State University Police
Jail Diversion/CIT
  • 649-2846
Ron Gurley, Executive Director
  • 646-2731
NMSU Student Counseling Center
  • 646-6600
NMSU Employee Health Service (SAVE program)
  • 526-9513
La Casa Domestic Violence hotline, or 1-800-376-2272
  • 652-3296
NAMI-DAC, Doña Ana chapter or NAMI
  • 1-800-953-6745
  • 1-505-260-0154
NAMI New Mexico state office
  • 1-505-827-2601
Behavioral Health Services Division
  • 1-505-827-2721
State Medical Care Administrator
  • 1-800-432-4682
Protection and Advocacy
  • 1-800-296-8043
    Extension 118
Mental Health Public Defender
  • 1-505-424-2100
New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute (Las Vegas)