University of New Mexico Hospital - Addictions and Substance Abuse

University of New Mexico Hospital - Addictions and Substance Abuse

Drug Rehab Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico

About Facility

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University of New Mexico Hospital - Addictions and Substance Abuse is a licensed private rehab center located in Albuquerque, NM, specializing in professional treatment for Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse, and other substance-related issues. University of New Mexico Hospital - Addictions and Substance Abuse offers multiple levels of care, including: Detox, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient Care.

To help people attain sobriety in Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Hospital - Addictions and Substance Abuse offers a plethora of therapies: Group Therapy, Trauma Therapy. We go into detail about them below. This facility does not decline any gender.

Accreditations, licenses, and certifications are all important when selecting a center. You can also find University of New Mexico Hospital - Addictions and Substance Abuse listed in the national SAMHSA database. This facility accepts Medicaid, Medicare, Military Insurance (TRICARE), Private Health Insurance, Self-Payment as methods to cover the cost of treatment. Please call our independent experts to find out if your insurance is accepted here.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Accreditations
    SAMHSA Listed
    Not LegitScript Approved
    Not CARF Accredited
    JCAHO # Not Found
  • SAMHSA Listed
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Drug Rehabilitation

    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

    Rehab centers exist in Albuquerque, NM to help individuals bounce back from substance abuse, which is an umbrella term for drug and alcohol addiction. Drug addiction refers to the use of illegal drugs and improper use of prescription drugs. Centers like University of New Mexico Hospital - Addictions and Substance Abuse provide individuals a chance to access individual and group therapy that can be monumental for recovery.

    Substance abuse includes all problems that stem out from using various psychoactive substances. It is also a diagnostic term used by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) to define the mental and physical impairment or distress caused by misuse and overuse of certain substances in a period of 12 months.

    Alcoholism Treatment at University of New Mexico Hospital - Addictions and Substance Abuse

    Alcoholism treatment focuses on lessening the thirst for alcohol and working towards the patient’s abstinence. Some individuals in Albuquerque find it more challenging to reach their goal of sobriety due to a lack of social support. Counseling, coupled with medications, is the core of alcoholism treatment at University of New Mexico Hospital - Addictions and Substance Abuse.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid addiction involves addiction to legal or illegal opioids. It may happen very quickly with any opioid use. Sometimes within a matter of days. Opioid addiction is a known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction.

    Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use even if they want to quit. Stopping using an opioid requires careful medical observation. Sometimes the withdrawal can persist for many weeks, which can put the user at a high risk for relapse.

    It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox like those offered at University of New Mexico Hospital - Addictions and Substance Abuse in Albuquerque, NM, NM, to manage the withdrawal process while learning lasting tools to maintain recovery. In some circumstances medications can be used to manage opioid addiction.

    Levels of Care Offered

    University of New Mexico Hospital - Addictions and Substance Abuse offers a variety of treatment.

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Detox, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    Substance use disorder falls under two categories: Alcohol or Drug Abuse and Drug Dependence. An individual suffering from a substance use disorder and mental health disorders is said to have a co-occurring disorder or a dual disorder. Individuals in Albuquerque, NM with substance use disorders and mental health problems are said to suffer from a ‘dual diagnosis’.

    The most frequently identified mental health issues found in individuals with substance use disorders include anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, and schizoaffective disorder.

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient treatment is treatment that occurs when a patient is not checked into a rehab facility. The patient may show up for therapy sessions, go through detox and engage in other therapies to help them recover. However, they will do so while they live at home in New Mexico.

    Outpatient therapy provided by University of New Mexico Hospital - Addictions and Substance Abuse is usually recommended as a follow up to inpatient therapy. It helps patients adapt to their normal lives after treatment. In some cases, it can also be an alternative to inpatient treatment. People may choose this route if they are unable to leave their jobs, children or if they don’t have the money for inpatient treatment. However, inpatient treatment is the best way to recover from addiction.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at University of New Mexico Hospital - Addictions and Substance Abuse.

    Group Therapy, Trauma Therapy

    Group Counseling

    Group therapy happens at University of New Mexico Hospital - Addictions and Substance Abuse in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Albuquerque, NM patients’ recovery by offering a sense of comfort and letting them know that they are not alone. Through shared conversations, patients also learn to develop faith and understanding and gain insight on their addictions.

    Trauma Therapy

    Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma therapy refers to treatment wherein specialist therapists help the patients to resolve the trauma that led the patients to substance abuse. The trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. Thinking of these traumatic events causes emotional disturbances like anxiety, depression and results in addiction. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed. Otherwise, there is a risk of relapse. Trauma therapy also improves the cognitive functions and provides long term benefits.

    Patient Experience

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    Payment Options Accepted

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  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

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    Address Information2600 Yale Boulevard Se
    Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106 Phone Number(505) 994-7999 Meta DetailsUpdated November 27, 2021
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    University of New Mexico Hospital - Addictions and Substance Abuse Location and Directions
    Location

    2600 Yale Boulevard Se
    Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

    Center Type

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse

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    Language
    English
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