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A guide to realizing if

your child is at-risk, displaying 

self-destructive behaviors, and

needs your help and intervention.

 

 

Child Attitude Problems

Call Now!    1-866-620-1418

Learn more how Total Transformation, an at-home program for parents, can help your troubled or struggling teen and heal your family.

 

 

What are the possible causes of ADD/ADHD behavior?

 

Will being ADOPTED make adolescence  harder for my child?

 

How can I deal with the ANGER

 in our family?

 

Is my teen's BEHAVIOR just normal teenage rebellion?

 

What do parents and teachers need to know about BULLYING?

 

How do I find a THERAPIST for my teen?

 

What is EMOTIONAL ABUSE?

 

How can I help my OVERWEIGHT

daughter?

 

How do I find a good OUTDOOR PROGRAM for my teen?

 

Help!  My teen is a RUNAWAY

 

My teen is cutting.  What do I need to know about  SELF-INJURY?

 

What is 'normal' teen SEXUAL BEHAVIOR and what is cause for concern?

 

How can I help my teen adjust to our STEPFAMILY?

 

What are the signs of TEEN DRINKING and SUBSTANCE ABUSE?

 

 

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Family Help in NEW MEXICO

Programs & Services

 

New Mexico Information  -  Hotlines & Helplines

Programs & Services  -  Helping Resources in New Mexico

 

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New Mexico Information  -  Helping Resources in New Mexico

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Hotlines and Helplines

 

Agora Crisis Line

1-866-HELP-1-NM

1-866-435-7166
505-277-3013
Albuquerque

 

Child Pornography Tipline

1-800-843-5678

 

ChildhelpUSA

Child Abuse Hotline

1-800-4-A-CHILD

1-800-422-4453

 

Kid Talk Warm Line

For children & youth

505-636-3636

Monday-Thursday 3pm-10pm

Friday 3pm through Sunday 10pm

 

La Piñon Crisis Hotline

505-526-3437
1-888-595-7273

 

National Domestic Violence/Abuse Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE
1-800-787-3224
TDD

 

National Hotlines and Helplines

 

National Runaway Switchboard

1-800-RUNAWAY

1-800-786-2929

 

National Suicide Hotline

1-800-SUICIDE

1-800-784-2433

 

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline

1-866-331-9474

1-866-331-8453 TTY

 

New Mexico Crisis Response Network

505-827-9384

 

New Mexico Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-773-3645

 

New Mexico Poison Center

1-800-222-1222

 

New Mexico Suicide & Crisis Hotlines

 

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) 

1-800-656-HOPE

 

Rape Crisis Hotline of Central New Mexico

505-266-7711

1-888-811-8282

 

Report Abuse or Neglect in New Mexico

1-800-797-3260

 

STOP IT NOW! Helpline

If a youth is sexually abusing

Monday-Friday   9am - 6pm, ET

1-888-PREVENT

1-888-773-8368

 

Taos Crisis Line

575-758-9888

 

 

ACADEMY AT SISTERS

Therapeutic boarding school

for girls, ages 13-18

Watch the video!

1-800-910-0412

 

SHELTERWOOD

Christian therapeutic boarding school

for teen boys and girls

1-800-584-5005

 

FUTURE MEN

Christian residential program

for young men, ages 16-20.

with year-round enrollment

417-546-4171

 

BONNEVILLE CANYON RETREAT

Life skills learning centers

for young men & women, ages 17 and over

1-866-800-9517

 

New Mexico Programs & Services

 

 

 

A New Day Youth & Family Services

505-260-9912  Albuquerque

505-938-1060  The Shelter for youth

Clinical services, educational programs, and emergency shelter to low income, at-risk youth and their families, including short-term housing for homeless youth, counseling, and alternatives to juvenile detention.  Visit Runaways & Missing Children.

 

Albuquerque Job Corps Center

505-222-4243

1-800-733-5627

Free residential, vocational, and academic education plus behavior training, stipend, and basic medical care for young adults, ages 16-24.  Visit Youth Who Drop Out.

 

All Faiths Receiving Home

505-271-0329  Albuquerque

Services for children and families dealing with such things as truancy, abuse, domestic violence, behavior problems emerging from trauma, homelessness, and children 12 and under with sexually acting-out behavior.  Most services are free or low cost.  English and Spanish.  Visit Abuse.

 

Casa San Jose

505-285-5451
Casa San Jose, an agency of Catholic Charities of Gallup, offers programs for pregnant and parenting teens from all over New Mexico and Northern Arizona -- a shelter group home, a semi-independent living program, and an outreach program for teens living in the New Mexico communities of Grants and Zuni.  Visit Teen Sexual Behavior: Issues & Concerns.

 

Catholic Charities of Santa Fe

505-424-9789

Services include counseling, support groups for children, families, and pre-adolescent girls, and the teen parent support project.  Visit Parenting Teens.

 

Children's Grief Center of New Mexico

505-323-0478  Albuquerque

A safe place for children, teens, and adults to share feelings and experiences while grieving a death - through facilitated peer support groups and  Camp Rainbow, a grief support camp for children ages 8-11.  Most services are low cost or free of charge.  Visit Grief.

 

Domestic Violence Services in New Mexico (pdf)

Visit the Abuse pages.

 

The Dream Tree Project

575-758-9595

Community-based organization for homeless, abused, and neglected youth from New Mexico and the surrounding region that offers Transitional Living for homeless youth, family and individual therapy, abuse and anger management therapy.  Visit Anger in Our Teens and in Ourselves.

 

Gerard's House

505-424-1800

Gerard's House supports children and youth, ages 3-20, who have experienced the death of someone significant in their lives through weekly peer support groups.  Parents and caregivers are offered a support group at the same time their children are meeting,  All services are confidential and most are free of charge.  Visit Grief.

 

Hispanic Teen Pregnancy Prevention Resource Directory (pdf)

Visit Teen Sexual Behaviors: Issues & Concerns.

 

Jewish Family Service of New Mexico

505-291-1818  Albuquerque

Guided by Jewish values, JFS offers social services that help preserve and improve the quality of life for all New Mexicans.  Visit Parenting Teens.
 

Los Alamos Family Council

505-662-4422  24-Hour Crisis Line

505-662-3264  Counseling Center

Mental health services include individual and family therapy, psychiatric evaluations, anger management classes, alcohol & substance abuse treatment, marriage counseling, and life skills education program.  Los Alamos Family Council also operates two Youth Activity Programs -- one in Los Alamos and one in White Rock.  Visit Alcohol and Teen Drinking.

 

My Community NM

Community health and social services resources in New Mexico.  English and Spanish

 

New Mexico Young Fathers Project

505-254-8737 for Albuquerque and Springer centers

575-532-1536  Las Cruces center

505-428-1412  Santa Fe center

Services for young fathers under the age of 26 include educational and vocational support and guidance, parenting skills, life skills training, sexuality and contraceptive education, and peer education training.  Visit Teen Sexual Behavior: Issues & Concerns.

 

New Mexico Youth ChalleNGe Academy

505-347-3582

1-800-366-9098

Free 22-week residential program for youth, ages 16-18, who have been expelled or dropped out of school.  Visit Youth Who Drop Out.

 

Roswell Job Corps Center

575-347-5414

1-800-733-5627

Free residential, vocational, and academic education plus behavior training, stipend, and basic medical care for young adults, ages 16-24.  Visit Youth Who Drop Out.

 

Teen Parent Programs in New Mexico (pdf)

This online directory is a compilation of programs that serve New Mexico’s pregnant and parenting teens.  Visit Teen Sexual Behavior: Issues & Concerns.

 

Youth Development, Inc.

505-877-0371

Youth service organization that provides assistance to children, youth and families in central and northern New Mexico.  YDI's programs include tutoring, after-school activities, gang intervention, drop-out prevention, family counseling services, emergency teen shelter, youth sports, internships, scholarships, parenting skills, leadership development, public housing assistance, community corrections, GED studies, substance abuse, AIDS education, and more.  Visit Gangs: Awareness, Intervention, Prevention.

 

Working Classroom

505-242-9267

Multi-ethnic organization of professional and novice adult and student artists, actors, and writers that foster the creative, academic and leadership potential of talented at-risk youth.  Students may enroll during their last year of elementary or their first year of middle school, and continue participating all the way through high school. Located in Albuquerque.  Visit Universal Education.

 

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