24/7 free and confidential

New Mexico’s 988 is the confidential lifeline for emotional, mental, or alcohol and drug misuse support

anyone. any struggle. anytime.

988 Support Right Now

Free, Private and Confidential Support 24/7 by Phone, Text or Chat

If you are overwhelmed by life or emotions and you don’t know where to turn, 988 is here to listen and get you private one-on-one support from a caring, understanding and non-judgmental person to help you through the moment. No matter the circumstances, don’t wait to get help. Call or text 988, or chat online at www.988lifeline.org/chat.

If you are needing support, reach out anytime to talk with a skilled, compassionate professional who can relate to your situation and are specifically trained to deal with situations just like yours. You can also call if you’re concerned about a loved one.


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What happens when you reach out to 988?











Call 988

Or, if you stay on the line, you’ll reach a skilled and caring person who will listen to you in confidence and get you other support, if wanted. You will be heard and cared for. 

Text “TALK” to 988

If you don’t feel like talking on the phone, texting 988 connects you to the support you need.

Chat with a 988

Skilled Professional

Call 988 Videophone

For Deaf/Hard of Hearing

ASL Users

Reasons to Call 988

Worried about your safety or someone you know

Having a hard time managing strong emotions

Feeling hopeless, confused, angry or lonely

Worried about drug or alcohol use (substance misuse)?

Need information or referrals for local community services

Have something on your mind that you want to talk over with someone outside of current situation

Service member or veteran and their families in need

Experiencing abuse or neglect

Dating issues or domestic violence

Struggling with eating disorders

Dealing with discrimination

Worried about parental discord or bullying

Stressed about work and having high anxiety

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