Desert Hills of New Mexico
Drug Rehab Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Basic information about this treatment center.
Desert Hills of New Mexico is a Privately Owned Drug Rehabilitation Facility located in Albuquerque, NM. Professionally treating a variety of drug and alcohol related issues by utilizing multiple levels of care. Desert Hills of New Mexico’s location in New Mexico accepts most private health insurance.
Albuquerque is a hard-hit city with residents dealing with substance and alcohol abuse. Thankfully, you have several recovery options to help you get back on your feet.
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Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse
Getting sober on your own is not only dangerous during the initial detox, it is also more likely to result in a relapse later on. Addiction treatment centers provide a monitored environment where you will get the medical attention you need, as well as the emotional support to overcome drug or alcohol abuse.
Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment
The inappropriate use of any drug in Albuquerque, NM is substance abuse. This involves alcohol, medications, and illicit drugs. With a combination of physical and psychiatric therapies, drug addiction is successfully treated at Desert Hills of New Mexico. After Detox is complete, individuals follow-up with treatments treating the root cause of the addiction.
Alcoholism Treatment at Desert Hills of New Mexico
Alcoholism treatment refers to the management of the severe form of alcohol use disorder. Alcoholism refers to the continuous and compulsive intake of alcohol by an individual despite being aware of its harmful effects. Alcoholism causes emotional disturbances and even withdrawal symptoms when the individual stops its consumption. Some of the warning signs that necessitate Alcoholism treatment include binge drinking and violent behaviors.
Alcoholism treatment can be in a residential program or an outpatient program depending on the severity. Treatment at Desert Hills of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM usually involves a combination of options like detox, medications, group therapy, and behavioral therapy. Group therapy organized by support groups like Alcoholics anonymous provides mutual support and advice of peers that helps in making the treatment successful.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opioid addiction is known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction. Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use. It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox, Desert Hills of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM offers treatment for opioids.
Levels of Care Offered
Desert Hills of New Mexico offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, Long Term (>30 Days), Outpatient, Partial-Hospitalization, Residential, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Treatment is just the first step to maintaining sobriety. After treatment, aftercare support at Desert Hills of New Mexico helps the individual adjust to a life without substances. This support may involve a sober living home in or near Albuquerque, NM, career counseling, or educational assistance. This is when a relapse prevention plan begins to take shape.
When a patient checks into Desert Hills of New Mexico, inpatient care takes place. Patients undergo treatment that requires detoxification and counseling round the clock. While outpatient treatments are available, as the first phase in recovery, inpatient care is suggested. Intensive and thorough rehabilitation sets patients on the road to a drug-free life.
A dual diagnosis is when someone deals with both alcohol and mental or emotional disorder. Emotional trauma, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression can be part of dual diagnosis therapy. It must happen simultaneously to get care for these conditions to handle any of them effectively.
Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)
Partial hospitalization program (PHP) offered by Desert Hills of New Mexico is an alternate option for inpatient rehabs or residential programs. The patients stay in a Albuquerque facility closer to the New Mexico treatment center and attend the different forms of therapy for several hours a day. Treatment duration varies from one to six months.
In outpatient programs at Desert Hills of New Mexico, the Albuquerque resident can live with their family while continuing with their job or studies. Treatment includes educating the patient on drug abuse, medications, and counseling sessions at the individual or group level.
Residential treatment programs are those that offer housing and meals in addition to substance abuse treatment. Rehab facilities that offer residential treatment allow patients to focus solely on recovery, in an environment totally separate from their lives. Some rehab centers specialize in short-term residential treatment (a few days to a week or two), while others solely provide treatment on a long-term basis (several weeks to months). Some offer both, and tailor treatment to the patient’s individual requirements.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at Desert Hills of New Mexico.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Animal Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Creative Arts Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Equine Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Intervention, Life Skills, Matrix Model, Recreational, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy
12-Step Program Facilitation
A 12-Step Program is a common method that is used to treat addiction. This format is used for both drug and alcohol treatment. It is extremely popular and successful for large numbers of people and the staff at Desert Hills of New Mexico are trained to assist in 12-step management.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, focuses on the connection between how someone feels, acts, and thinks. It shows someone how to accept responsibility for their behaviors and actions, while also strengthening a person’s awareness of the circumstances they put themselves into. It can give people attending Desert Hills of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM the strength to realize they were self-destructing, allowing them to finally reach out and get the help they need.
Individual therapy involves one on one sessions between the patient and the therapist at Desert Hills of New Mexico. Individual therapy provides patients with a safe environment where they can openly discuss their problems with the therapist. The patients find the therapist as a person who they can trust. It helps them to open up and discuss personal and sensitive issues, which they may not be comfortable discussing in a group setting.
Individual therapy aims to identify the core issues that would have led the patient to substance abuse and address the root cause effectively. The therapist can develop patient-specific customized solutions through individual therapy, which aids speedier recovery.
Family Counseling + Therapy
Recovery can be more effective if the entire family’s involved. Family therapy hosted by Desert Hills of New Mexico brings in the addict’s family to explore genetic factors. It gives loved ones the tools for dealing with addiction and its underlying mental issues. It is a recommended step in helping addicts adapt to sober living.
Group therapy is an important tool in recovery at Desert Hills of New Mexico. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. Accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach.
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)
EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. It is a treatment method to work through traumatic memories to find resolution. It may involve eye movement, hand tapping or other small movements.
Trauma is one of the most common causes of psychological disorders. It’s often found in people with addiction diagnoses. Trauma therapy addresses this by examining the emotions and thoughts people have formed due to past traumas. Traumas are complex but trauma therapy can reduce their ability to contribute to addictive behaviors.
Contingency Management / Motivational Incentives
Contingency Management (CM), also known as motivational incentives or prize method, is a behavioral therapy type. It is based on the principle that their consequences influence the behaviors of an individual. So, it promotes the desired behavior by giving rewards while discouraging the unwanted behaviors by withholding the rewards or even by giving punishments. One of the expected desired behavior is the absence of drug in a toxicology screen, and the rewards vary from prize or vouchers, to experiences. CM is used for individuals who need therapy for more than 3 months, and it has the advantage of being implemented by family members.
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Recreational therapy focuses on recreational activities that improve a patient’s mental outlook. It can include arts and crafts, animals, sports, games, drama and dance. It develops a sense of accomplishment and self confidence in the patient.
When you sign up for equine therapy, also called EAT or equine-assisted therapy, you are getting involved in therapy alongside horses at Desert Hills of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM. These majestic creatures are groomed, fed, and taken care of during therapy, allowing those recovering from addiction to process everything in their lives. Recovery is about understanding situations, and equine therapy is a great way to understand where things went wrong and how to correct those things moving forward.
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