To reach the Warmline directly, dial 1-855-4NM-7100 (466-7100), or to reach the New Mexico Crisis and Access Line (NMCAL), dial 1-855-NMCRISIS (662-7474).

a certified peer-support worker at the Warmline

Kerry Greer, a certified peer-support worker at the Warmline (MARISA DEMARCO / KUNM)

We’ve all heard of suicide-prevention hotlines, and numbers folks can dial in an emergency. But what about a not-so-hotline for people looking to stave off a crisis before it happens?

Sometimes, the person who answers New Mexico’s new Warmline is the only person that caller will speak to all day.

And Kerry Greer, a certified peer-support worker at the Warmline, said that real human interaction makes all the difference in a world riddled with empty digital contact.

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