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Desert Hills of New Mexico is an accredited Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.
Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse + Addiction
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
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
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.
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.
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.
12-step facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger management, Animal Therapy, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Creative Arts Therapy, Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Equine Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Family counseling, Family Therapy, Group counseling, Group Therapy, Individual counseling, Individual Therapy, Life Skills, Matrix Model, Motivational interviewing, Recreational Therapy, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma Therapy, Trauma-related counseling
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 (CBT)
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.
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy is a form of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. It is designed for those who are prone to self-harm and suicidal behaviors. Desert Hills of New Mexico aims to help patients understand the relationship between their thoughts, feeling and behaviors and it gives them the tools to make a change. It is effective for those whose addictions and behaviors stem from extreme mental health issues.
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Last Updated September 30, 2020
Address Information5310 Sequoia Rd NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87120