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Alcohol AwarenessYucca


ZeroProof is a campaign to bring awareness to the dangers of underage drinking. Targeting teens, tweens, parents and teachers, ZeroProof provides resources and engages youth to take ownership of their decisions. It encourages them to become peer supporters in the effort to stop underage drinking and choose their own way. Alcohol can be safe and fun for adults, but when used by children, whose brains are still developing and who are going through volatile emotional growth, the consequences can be dangerous and long term. For teachers, we have provided lesson plans for both health and art education classes that incorporate the ZeroProof message. Developed in collaboration with the Albuquerque Public Schools, the curriculum satisfies the standards and benchmarks for New Mexico for the appropriate grade levels.

Please click on the links below to download the PDFs.

Visit Zero Proof New Mexico.

Visit ZeroProofMe, where you can enter your age and go directly to your own ZeroProof site.


Behavioral Health Supports

Visit PullTogether.

PullTogether is about enlisting parents, families, community members, and young people in the fight to make sure our children are safe, cared for, and ready to succeed.

View the New Mexico Children, Youth & Families Department’s Supporting Youth to Thrive Manual.

View A Parent’s Guide to Suicide Prevention: How to Support Your High School or College Student.

Visit New Mexico’s Human Services Department: Behavioral Health Services Division.

The role of the Behavioral Health Services Division (BHSD), as the Mental Health and Substance Abuse State Authority for New Mexico, is to address need, services, planning, monitoring and continuous quality systemically across the state.

Visit New Mexico Department of Health’s Behavioral Health Institute.

Drug Abuse/Substance Abuse Prevention

New Mexico Department of Health Resources

Addiction Treatment Near You

Food Resources

Visit New Mexico Association of Food Banks.

The New Mexico Association of Food Banks was formed in 2000 to support the member food banks around the state and administer state-wide programs and contracts. Our mission is to enhance the capacity of New Mexico’s food banks in order to build a well-nourished New Mexico.

Visit Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

“The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, provides financial assistance to eligible New Mexicans with low income and limited resources to purchase food products. SNAP benefits are simple to use to purchase qualifying food products at participating grocery stores.”

Visit Roadrunner Food Bank.

“As the largest Food Bank in the state, we distribute more than 30 million pounds every year to a network of hundreds of partner agencies and four regional food banks.  In turn, these agencies provide food directly to the hungry in our communities across the state.  Agencies we serve include food pantries, shelters, group homes, soup kitchens, low-income senior housing sites, and regional food banks.”

Grief Counseling

Children’s Grief Center

UNM Grief Services Program


Suicide Prevention

Visit New Mexico Crisis and Access Line.

The New Mexico Crisis and Access Line (NMCAL) is a statewide mental health crisis line, in English or Spanish, for anyone who reside in the State of New Mexico. NMCAL is a centralized, single telephone number, answered by professional counselors 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Toll Free 24/7 1-(855)-NMCRISIS (662-7474), 1-(855)227-5485

New Mexico Peer to Peer Warmline number: 1-855-4NM-7100 or 1-855-466-7100

Suicide Prevention Resource Center.

New Mexico Department of Health Suicide Prevention Resource Center: 1-(800)-273-8255

New Mexico Suicide and Crisis Hotlines

Non-Suicidal Self-Injury


Page last updated February 15, 2018