Grief, Aging and Mental Health Resources


AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, social welfare organization with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities and fights for the issues that matter most to families — such as health care, employment and income security, and protection from financial abuse.

Advance Directives – Presbyterian

Provides downloadable Advance Directives that can be that can be completed and used by anyone, anywhere.

Agora Crisis Center

Provides a help-line for online emotional support, information and referrals, volunteer opportunities and community training workshops. All services are free and confidential.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Raises awareness, funds scientific research and provides resources to those affected by suicide.

Cancer Support Now

Journaling and sharing - supports anyone who has a loved one with advanced or complicated cancer or who has died from cancer.

Chaplaincy at Presbyterian

Presbyterian Healthcare Services Chaplaincy Services provides support to patients, their families, healthcare providers, and the community through their ministry at Presbyterian Hospital, Presbyterian Kaseman Hospital, and Presbyterian Rust Medical Center.

Children’s Grief Center of New Mexico

Provides special support services for children ages 5–25 after the death of a loved one. During the school year support groups are offered in Albuquerque and at a satellite location in Rio Rancho. During the summer months, short-term services are offered including Camp Corazon for children ages 7–Senior in High School who live outside of Central New Mexico.

City of Albuquerque Department of Senior Affairs

The Department of Senior Affairs provides activities and opportunities to promote active and healthy aging. We also offer a continuum of care designed to meet individual needs throughout the aging spectrum.

Compassionate Friends – Greater Albuquerque Chapter

The Compassionate Friends provides highly personal comfort, hope, and support to every family experiencing the death of a son or a daughter, a brother or a sister, or a grandchild, and helps others better assist the grieving family.

Compassionate Touch Network

Promotes mental health literacy and well-being for all ages utilizing education and the arts. The primary focus is the public health challenge of mental illness, suicide and stigma. CTN has three programs: "Breaking the Silence / New Mexico," "Inside Out Arts," and "Minds Interrupted: Stories of Lives Affected by Mental Illness."