At Mesilla Valley Hospital, we are committed to being a partner in your health. The following resources are intended to provide more information, but are not a substitute for care. Please reach out to us for a no-cost, confidential assessment to learn more about how we can help.
The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance), a public-private partnership, has partnered with Mesilla Valley Hospital to strengthen the country’s clinical capacity to provide innovative suicide prevention and care. The partnership significantly advances one of the central priorities of the Action Alliance—to transform health systems and reduce suicides—and marks Mesilla Valley Hospital’s commitment to be at the leading edge of the transformation.
As a proud supporter of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, Mesilla Valley Hospital provides education and resources to the communities we serve.
Watch our video below to learn more.
The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide, Inc. (SPTS) is committed to reducing the number of youth suicides and attempted suicides by encouraging public awareness through educational training programs. Mesilla Valley Hospital is honored to partner with SPTS, and is pleased to offer the SPTS training programs and materials to the community at no charge.
SPTS, together with suicide prevention expert Maureen Underwood, LCSW developed several Best Practices resources for both teachers and parents. Making Educators Partners in Youth Suicide Prevention is a free online interactive two-hour suicide prevention training. Mesilla Valley Hospital has staff members available to train educators, youth workers and parents using this evidenced-based program.
Mesilla Valley Hospital is located in Las Cruces, the second-largest city in New Mexico, in the county of Dona Ana which has a diverse population totaling nearly 214,000. The Mesilla Valley area is rich in culture and heritage, along with beautiful scenery including the Organ Mountains.
The area also includes the communities of: Anthony, Chaparral, Hatch, Mesilla, Sunland Park and Santa Teresa.
Las Cruces is less than an hour away from El Paso, Texas, which has a city population of nearly 675,000. Several military installations are located in close proximity to Las Cruces, including White Sands Missile Range, Holloman Air Force Base, and Fort Bliss. Las Cruces is home to New Mexico State University, the state’s second largest public university, where the total enrollment at its five campuses exceeds 29,000 with 17,600 attending the main campus.
Las Cruces averages 340 days of sunshine each year with an average low January temperature of 28oF and an average high temperature in June of 96.5oF. The average precipitation for the area is 9.7”and the average relative humidity is 27%.
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Mesilla Valley Hospital’s professional staff are here to help. Call 800-877-3500 for a no-cost, confidential assessment 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you need immediate medical assistance, contact 911 or seek the nearest emergency room.