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Mental Health

Information on Mental Health

Assertive Community Treatment

The Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program delivers comprehensive behavioral health services to individuals who are diagnosed with severe mental illness and whose needs have not been well met by more traditional service delivery approaches in the community. The Behavioral Health and Wellness Division funds three ACT teams in Albuquerque. The agencies operating these programs are UNM Hospital, HopeWorks, and New Mexico Solutions.  Each program functions as a mobile, trans-disciplinary treatment team of mental health professionals with staff-shared caseloads that deliver the majority of its services in natural community settings.

Additional Resources

Suicide Prevention or Crisis Services

The Division of Behavioral Health and Wellness does not fund any of the following emergency services, however if you are in need of these services please contact any one of the agencies below.

  • AGORA Crisis Center: Crisis Center call  (505) 277-3013
  • NM Crisis and Access Line: www.nmcrisisline.com 1(855) NMCRISIS (1-855-662-7474)
  • UNM Psychiatric Center: (505) 272-2800
  • New Mexico Statewide Crisis Line: 1-866-HELP-1-NM (1-866-435-7166)
  • USA National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-2433
  • USA National Crisis Hotline:  1-800-273-8255

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