Bringing you up-to-date telehealth information resources on the southwest region and the USA
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s new 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly known as The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline) launched on July 16th, 2022 and is now available throughout the United States by phone via the three-digit dialing code 988, as well as via the phone number 1-800-273-8255. The service is also accessible via live online chat at https://988lifeline.org/chat/ . The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States. The Lifeline is available to everyone.
The table below includes some additional behavioral health resources in Southwest Telehealth Resource Center (SWTRC) states.
National Alliance on Mental Illness–Arizona – The National Alliance on Mental Illness is a nationwide advocacy group, representing families and people affected by mental health disorders in the United States. The national organization is organized into state and local affiliates, of which NAMI–Arizona is one.
New Mexico Human Services Department Behavioral Health Collaborative allows several state agencies and multiple resources across state government involved in behavioral health prevention, treatment, and recovery to work as one in an effort to improve mental health and substance abuse services in New Mexico.
211 – 2-1-1 is a free referral and information helpline that connects people to a wide range of health and human services, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly known as The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline) - a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week