COVID-19 Counseling and Support Services 505-954-1057

by Mescalero Apache Tribe | January 22, 2021 10:38 am

Just recently the New Mexico Human Services Department (HSD), Behavioral Health Services Division (BHSD) shared with the Tribe that they are working with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on providing crisis counseling to individuals who have been impacted by COVID-19.

What does this mean for Mescalero Apache Tribal Members?

Letting you know and encouraging you to use free, confidential and anonymous COVID-19 Counseling and Support Services by calling:

505-954-1057 (hotline)

A Native American owned communications firm located on the Pueblo of Sandia Indian Reservation is supporting BHSD to increase awareness of the importance of seeking crisis counseling and encouraging the tribal population in New Mexico to use the FREE hotline.

The hotline would be an additional tool and option for existing counseling services here in Mescalero.

When individuals call the hotline, they can expect access to individual crisis counseling, group crisis counseling, brief educational and supportive contact, referral and resource linkage(s) and community networking and support.

The current pandemic has put a tremendous toll on our Tribal Members and everyone across the globe.

We want to ensure that you know of this service available to you and someone you love to help cope with overwhelming emotions and experiences during the coronavirus pandemic.  

According to BHSD there will be a big push for New Mexico tribal families and communities to increase awareness about the hotline.

Again, that hotline is the

COVID-19 Counseling and Support Services


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