University of New Mexico Hospital

University of New Mexico Hospital

Drug Rehab Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Facility Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.

University of New Mexico Hospital's mission, as a Government Funded drug treatment center since 1889, has been to help struggling drug addicts and alcoholics reach their goal of a healthy, happy, and productive sober life with 2 levels of care and 11+ treatment methods, individualized for each client. University of New Mexico Hospital offers treatment options that are fully covered by most private insurance plans. Clients may also self-pay.

Addiction can seem like a huge obstacle to anyone, fortunately professional help in Albuquerque is readily available at places like University of New Mexico Hospital.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • SAMHSA Listed
  • Additional Languages
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • License + Accreditation

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    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Alcoholism, Opiod Addiction, 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

    Substance abuse refers to the intensive and inappropriate use of psychoactive substances. Psychoactive substances are those that affect brain function. These include illegal drugs, alcohol, and even the excessive use of prescription drugs. The overuse of psychoactive substances leads to severe physical or psychological dependence. It also affects the social life and relationships of the affected individual. Substance abuse is treatable.

    The duration of treatment at University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque can require weeks or even months depending on the severity of the condition as there is a risk of relapse. Treatment options include medications, counseling sessions, various types of behavioral therapy, and group therapy in different combinations.

    Alcoholism Treatment at University of New Mexico Hospital

    One of the most prevalent forms of addiction is alcoholism. The standard treatment approach is abstinence to promote non-addictive habits, patients detox, and attend counseling sessions at University of New Mexico Hospital. This aims to enhance the wellbeing and mental attitude of the patient.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Addiction to prescription opioid painkillers like oxycodone and hydrocodone, and illicit opioids such as heroin, leads to potentially life-threatening withdrawal symptoms when discontinued. Opioid addiction treatment typically involves an inpatient stay at facilities like University of New Mexico Hospital to make sure they get through withdrawal safely. Treatment also includes comprehensive mental health counseling.

    Levels of Care Offered

    University of New Mexico Hospital offers a variety of treatment.

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

    Outpatient Program

    To assist with alcohol or opioid abuse, or a co-occurring condition, University of New Mexico Hospital offers an outpatient treatment program. For their rehabilitation and other services, the New Mexico patient will go to the treatment center, yet return home every night. After most of the program is completed, the level of mandatory participation reduces.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at University of New Mexico Hospital.

    Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Community reinforcement plus vouchers, Couples Therapy, Discharge Planning, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Intervention, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) examines the relationship between a patient’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors. University of New Mexico Hospital aims to establish a healthy response to thoughts and feelings as an alternative to turning to drugs and alcohol. It also promotes healthy communication between addicts and those around them. It is and effective therapy for people suffering with all types of addictions.

    Couples Therapy

    Recovering from addiction involves recovering relationships as well. One of the most common areas of stress and damage during addiction is in intimate relationships. Couples therapy at University of New Mexico Hospital can rebuild trust and joy that may have been damaged. Addiction involves everyone in the family, not only the addict.

    Family roles can change in damaging ways that may require professional help to rebalance. Successful intimate relationships can decrease the chances for relapse by ensuring a healthy environment after rehab in Albuquerque, NM.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Addiction and alcoholism affect the entire family. For this reason, family therapy is vital to a person’s recovery from addiction. In contrast to couples counseling, family therapy at University of New Mexico Hospital may include siblings, children, parents, and other significant people in the recovering person’s life. Family support is one of the most important pillars of recovery.

    Group Counseling

    In group therapy, the patient undergoes sessions with other patients at University of New Mexico Hospital who are dealing with similar problems. The members of the group interact with each other and talk freely about their issues. Group therapy reduces the feeling of loneliness and improves the coping skills of the patients.

    Trauma Therapy

    Many people turn to drugs and alcohol as a way of processing trauma that has affected them in the past. Trauma can include abuse, neglect, the loss of a loved one and other unpleasant incidents. Trauma therapy at University of New Mexico Hospital helps patients process trauma. It gives them the tools to deal with it in a healthier manner.

    Patient Experience

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    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Address Information
    2600 Yale Blvd SE
    Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106
    Phone Number
    505-264-8062
    Meta Details
    Updated March 28, 2021
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    Location
    University of New Mexico Hospital Location and Directions

    2600 Yale Blvd SE
    Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

    Center Type

    Alcoholism, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    Government Funded
    Language
    English, Spanish
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