Where People are People – Not an Illness
The Life Link is a nonprofit 501(c)(3), and has been in existence for over 25 years.
In the beginning, the intention was simple – get homeless families back on their feet. It took a split-second to recognize that many of these families had substance problems, and then another second to recognize there may be mental health concerns. Those few seconds defined the direction of The Life Link. Our programs primarily focus is on housing, mental health, and substance abuse. We provide help to people that are in need of one service and any combination of the three.
As a New Mexico Licensed Community Mental Health Center, we are interested in people’s behavioral health. We offer up-to-date mental health and substance abuse treatments that have undergone clinical trials.
We are open from 8 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday.
Off-schedule appointments may be available.
The Life Link
Santa Fe Clubhouse and Healthy Homes
Successful Living Initiatives and Sojourners
La Luz de Santa Fe
We serve adults through individual, group, and intensive outpatient programs.
We accept insurance and use a sliding-fee scale . Please call for details.
Yes, we treat those with severe conditions. However, just like in physical health, it makes sense to address any condition before it becomes severe. We serve people regardless of the severity, and we can do screenings.
Did you know? According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 8.9 million people have a concurrent mental and substance use disorder. Yet, only 7.4% of individuals receive treatment for both at the same time. 55.8% receive no treatment at all. Our programs work together and are integrated to follow best-practice.
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Successful Living Initiative
The Life Link’s Successful Living Initiative (SLI) a SAMHSA funded federal grant is now beginning its fifth and final year. SLI targets chronically homeless individuals and families with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse disorders, providing them with the support and tools they need to more successfully integrate into their communities. Housing, employment, social connections and a more effective management of both mental health and substance abuse issues allow participants in the project to embrace recovery, resiliency and a healthy and fulfilling life. SLI is the most intensive clinical program offered at The Life Link, serving our most vulnerable and challenging population.
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