Resources

Public Awareness Posters
Download a free NMCrisisline poster — 8.5″ x 11″
Download a free NMCrisisline poster — 11″ x 17″

Networks of Care Website
The New Mexico Networks of Care Website is a service provided by the Behavioral Health Services Collaborative. The website utilizes a robust database providing information on resources.
http://newmexico.networkofcare.org/mh/services/index.aspx

Next Step Toward a Better Life

Describes the stages of recovery from alcohol and drug abuse and what to expect after leaving detoxification services. Offers guidance in adjusting to sobriety just after detox and through long-term recovery; discusses legal issues; and lists resources.

A Guide for Taking Care of Your Family Member after Treatment in the Emergency Department

Aids family members in coping with the aftermath of a relative’s suicide attempt. Describes the emergency department treatment process, lists questions to ask about follow-up treatment, and describes how to reduce risk and ensure safety at home.

A Guide for Taking Care of Yourself After Your Treatment in the Emergency Department

Gives support for people recovering from a suicide attempt. Discusses how to move ahead after emergency department treatment for a suicide attempt and how to cope with thoughts of suicide. Lists information resources for suicide and mental illness.

Action Planning for Prevention and Recovery: A Self Help Guide 

Guides people with mental illness or disability in developing an action plan for prevention and recovery. Addresses wellness, daily maintenance, triggers, early warning signs, signs that things are breaking down, and crisis intervention.

Recovering Your Mental Health: A Self-Help Guide

Suggests self-help strategies that people can use to manage their mental illness and recovery. Discusses signs of depression or other mental disorder, what to do about serious symptoms, patient rights, and questions to ask about medications.

Making and Keeping Friends: A Self-Help Guide

Emphasizes the value of friends in the recovery process. Describes self-help activities for making new friends, keeping friendships strong, establishing and honoring boundaries, resolving problems, and building skills that enhance friendships.

Building Self-Esteem: A Self-Help Guide

Gives self-help tips to raise self-esteem and prevent troubling thoughts and feelings on the path to recovery. Explains the link between self-esteem, depression, and other mental illnesses. Includes daily and long-range exercises to build self-esteem.

Dealing with the Effects of Trauma: A Self-Help Guide

Gives guidance on coping with the mental health effects of trauma and taking charge of one’s own recovery. Discusses the process of seeking help from a professional care provider, and lists daily and long-range activities to feel better.

Speaking Out for Yourself: A Self-Help Guide

Gives self-help tips on how to become a strong self-advocate, and emphasizes the importance of understanding patient rights. Provides assertiveness tips for dealing with daily issues, and describes how to create a plan for when others need to take over.

Developing a Recovery and Wellness Lifestyle: A Self-Help Guide

Gives self-help tips to aid in taking action to create a recovery and wellness lifestyle. Topics covered include access to health care, lifestyle, home, employment, diet, exercise, light, and sleep. Lists simple things to do to improve quality of life.

New Mexico Social Services Resource Directory

The New Mexico Social Services Resource Directory (SSRD) is a service provided by the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC). The SSRD utilizes a robust database providing information on over 3,700 national, state, and local resources.
https://www.nmresourcedirectory.org/SitePages/Home.aspx

SHARE New Mexico

The Share New Mexico website is an online community space to find public and private sector information about issues impacting the quality of life of New Mexicans.
http://sharenewmexico.com/communityplatform/newmexico

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