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Suicide Prevention

Marine Corps League


US Department of Veterans Affairs

  • US Department of Veterans Affairs
    • www.va.gov
    • Phone for benefits (Burial, death, pension, dependency indemnity compensation, direct deposit, directions to VA benefits regional  offices, disability compensation, disability pension, education, home loan guaranty, medical care, vocational rehabilitation and employment) 18008271000
    • Phone for beneficiaries in receipt of pension benefits: 18772946380
    • CHAMPVA Meds by mail: 18883850235 or 18662297389
  • Combat Call Center/Vet Center
  • Debt Management Center
    • Collection of non-medical debts: 18008270648
  • Children of Women Vietnam Veterans (CWVV), Foreign Medical Program (FMP), Spina Bifida Health Care Program:
    • 18773458179 or 18888201756
  • Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA), CHAMPVA In-House Treatment Initiative (CITI):
    • 1.800.733.8387
  • eBenefits Technical Support:
    • 1.800.983.0937
  • Education (GI Bill):
    • 1.888.442.4551
  • Health Care Benefits:
    • 1.877.222.8387
  • Life Insurance for Service Members and/or Veterans Group Life Insurance Program:
    • 1.800.419.1473
  • All Other VA Life Insurance Programs:
    • 1.800.669.8477
  • Mammography Helpline:
    • 1.888.492.7844
  • Smoking Cessation Counselors:
    • 1.855.QUIT.VET or 1.855.784.8838
  • Special Issues Gulf War, Agent Orange, Project Shad, Mustard Agents and Lewisite, and Ionizing Radiation:
    • 1.800.749.8387
  • Status of Headstones and Markers:
    • 1.800.697.6947
  • Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD):
    • Dial 711
  • vets.gov Help Desk:
    • 1.855.574.7286
  • White House VA Hotline:
    • 1.855.948.2311
  • Women Veterans Hotline:
    • 1.855.VAW.OMEN or 1.855.829.6636

New Mexico Department of Veteran Services

  • Website: www.nmdvs.org
  • Alamogordo: 
    • Contact: J.R. Turner 575.524.6220 jr.turner@state.nm.us
    • Address: 411 10th Street, Suite 107, Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310
  • Albuquerque:
    • Phone: 505.346.3986
    • Address: 500 Gold Street SW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
  • Albuquerque:
    • Contact: Theresa Zuni 505.346.4810 theresa.zuni@state.nm.us
    • Address: 500 Gold Street SW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
  • Albuquerque:
    • Contact: Gordon Shei 505.383.2404 gordon.shei@state.nm.us
    • Address: 5201 Eagle Rock Avenue NE, Suite 2A, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113
  • Carlsbad:
  • Clovis:
  • Farmington:
    • Contact: Beverly Charley 505.327.2861 beverly.charley@state.nm.us
    • Address: 101 W. Animas Street, Room 104, Farmington, New Mexico 87401
  • Gallup:
    • Contact: Tyrra Saavedra 505.827.8387 tyrra.saavedra@state.nm.us
    • Address: 908 E. Buena Vista Avenue, Room 1A, Gallup, New Mexico 87301
  • Grants: 
  • Hobbs:
  • Las Cruces:
    • Contact: J.R. Turner 575.524.6620 jr.turner@state.nm.us
    • Address: 2024 E. Griggs Avenue, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88001
  • Las Cruces:
  • Las Vegas
  • Raton: 
  • Roswell:
  • Santa Fe:
    • Contact: Jeff George 505.827.7492 jeff.george@state.nm.us
    • Address: 301 W. De Vargas Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
  • Silver City/Santa Clara:
    • Contact: Bradley Brock 575.912.3166 bradley.brock@state.nm.us
    • Address: 11990 US HWY 180 East / P.O. Box 394, Santa Clara, New Mexico 88026
  • Taos:

Veteran Service Organizations


  • American Legion:
    • Contact: Ibar J. Romero, 505.346.4878 Jr. 500 Gold Avenue SW, VARO Room 3102 / P.O. Box 900, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87103
    • Website: https://www.legion.org/


  • AMVETS:
    • Contact: Louis Rossi, NSO 505.346.3980 louis.rossi@va.gov
    • Address: VA Regional Office, P.O. Box 900, Room 3004, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87103
    • Website: www.amvets.org


  • Disabled American Veterans
    • Website: www.dav.org
    • Phone: 505.346.4864
    • Address: VA Regional Office, 500 Gold Street SW, Room 3116, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102


  • Marine Corps League, Department of New Mexico



  • The Military Order of the Purple Heart:
    • Contact: Carleen Aragon 505.346.4875 
    • Address: 500 Gold Street SW, Room 3001, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
    • Website: www.purpleheart.org


  • Paralyzed Veterans of America
    • Website: www.pva.org
    • Address: Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center, SCI Services (128), 1501 San Pedro SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108
    • Phone: 505.265.1711x5046




  • Vietnam Veterans of America:
    • Website: www.vva.org
    • Phone: 1.800.882.1316
    • Address: 8719 Colesville Road, Suite 100, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910









Non-Profit Organizations throughout New Mexico

  • New Mexico Veteran Integration Centers
    • Website: www.nmvic.org
    • Central Office: 
      • Address: 13032 Central Avenue SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87123
    • Four Hills Office:
      • 13140 Central Avenue SE, Suite
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  • Paws and Stripes
    • Website: www.pawsandstripes.org
    • Address: 617 Truman Street NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110
    • Phone: 505.999.1201