Behavioral Health Services

To contact the Behavioral Health Unit, please call 575.521.2215 

Due to patient confidentiality, callers will be asked for an ID number that is provided to every patient on our Behavioral Health Unit.

Memorial Medical Center is committed to serving the Las Cruces community with dignity and respect. We collaborate with local area agencies to provide continuing Behavioral Health services for successful integration back into the community.

We provide a comprehensive, holistic service for patients over the age of 18 who are experiencing an acute behavioral health crisis. Our services include mental, spiritual, and physical health care, all under one roof.  Patient centered care is delivered using an evidence based trauma informed care model. Our highly trained and experienced staff includes physicians, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, nursing staff, occupational therapists and social services providers.

Our Behavioral Health unit is located within the main tower of Memorial Medical Center. This facilitates access to medical staff, as well as diagnostic equipment, and lab services. 

The Behavioral Health Services that we provide are:

  • Psychiatric Assessments and Evaluations
  • Crisis Stabilization
  • Medication Stabilization and Management
  • Certified Peer Support
  • Individual and Family sessions
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Process Groups
  • Pastoral Care
  • Therapaws (Service Animal Therapy)
  • Therapeutic Music Activities 
  • Case Management and Social Services
  • Patient Education
  • Discharge Planning and Referral Services

Voted BEST Mental Health Facility in the 2021 Bulletin's Best of the Mesilla Valley.