Lighting the pathways to healing

Grief, Aging and Mental Health Resources

AARP/Albuquerque»

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.

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.

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.