The Health Care Authority’s mission is: We ensure that New Mexicans attain their highest level of health by providing whole-person, cost-effective, accessible, and high-quality health care and safety-net services.

Abortion & Reproductive Health

Abortion is legal and accessible in New Mexico.

NMHealth Helpline:
1-833-SWNURSE (1-833-796-8773)

Call the NMHealth Helpline for assistance with abortion information. Your safety and health are important. We do not share your information with anyone. The hotline is staffed by nurses who can answer questions and connect you to health care. The hotline is open weekdays from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. MST and weekends 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Help is available for people of all genders and ages. We can help people from any state. You will not be asked any information about citizenship. Multiple languages are available, including Spanish.

Línea directa de salud reproductiva de Nuevo México:
1-833-796-8773 (1-833-796-8773)

Llame a la Línea Directa de Salud Reproductiva de NM para obtener ayuda cuando esté buscando información sobre el aborto. Su seguridad y su salud son importantes. No compartimos su información con nadie. La línea directa está atendida por enfermeras que pueden responder a sus preguntas y ponerla en contacto con los servicios de salud. La línea está abierta en días laborables de 7 a.m. a 8 p.m. MST y los fines de semana de 10 a.m. a 4 p.m. Hay ayuda disponible para personas de todos los géneros y edades. Podemos ayudar a personas de cualquier estado. No se le pedirá ninguna información sobre su ciudadanía. Hay varios idiomas disponibles, incluido el español.

Family Planning

The New Mexico Title X Family Planning Program (FPP) is proud to support all New Mexicans with their reproductive goals and needs. The FPP offers a broad range of low- or no-cost family planning clinical and related health services as well as community-based programming for teens such as service learning and positive youth development. All services are voluntary.

Steps to take when deciding if you want an abortion:

  1. Know your rights. Abortion is legal in New Mexico. People over the age of 13 can get an abortion without permission from their parents. Abortion is private and protected, just like other medical services.
  2. Figure out how far along the pregnancy is if you can. You will need to know the first day of your last menstrual period. Enter the date at Abortion Finder to find out your pregnancy dates.
  3. Learn about your options and the different types of abortion. Find more at Information About Abortion.
  4. Find a clinic. You can call the NMHealth Helpline at 1-833-796-8773 for information about clinics and wait times for appointments.
  5. Check out Trusted Resources to help with cost, travel and places to stay.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Where can I get more information about other reproductive health services?

    Please visit the NMHealth Family Planning page.

  2. What types of abortion care can I get in New Mexico?

    Please visit Information About Abortion to learn more about types of abortion available.

  3. What should I expect when I am seen for abortion care?

    Please visit Information About Abortion to learn more about what to expect when you go to a clinic for your abortion.

  4. How do I pay for abortion care?

    Go to Trusted Resources to learn more about how to pay for an abortion.

  5. I am not completely sure about my options and have not yet made a decision. Is there anyone I can talk to?

    You can schedule an appointment with a provider to discuss your options. Please call the NMHealth Helpline (1-833-796-8773) in order to get information about clinics in New Mexico, as well as wait times. You can also contact All-Options Talkline (1-888-493-0092), which supports people without judgment in making decisions around pregnancy, parenting, adoption, or abortion.

  6. I had an abortion and now have concerns and/or questions. What should I do?

    Please call your abortion clinic or the NMHealth Helpline (1-833-796-8773) if you have questions after an abortion. Visit Information About Abortion for more information about when to call your provider after an abortion.

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