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.

Adults Grieving the Death of a Parent

Adults expect their parents to precede them in death, but the reality of this event can be jolting. Even when parents are advanced in age or have suffered from a long illness, their deaths can have a more profound and far-reaching impact than most adults anticipate.

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 Who Grieve

Children between seven and eleven years of age begin to understand the finality of death. Sometimes they perceive it as a punishment and something that happens to others, but not to oneself.

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.
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