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Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.
Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse + Addiction
Substance abuse typically leads to addiction, which requires specialized treatment programs at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Substance Use Disorders Program Clinic to address. Many people benefit from inpatient drug rehabilitation, which includes inpatient acute care and residential rehabilitation. Other levels of care include intensive outpatient therapy, individual counseling, and support groups. Family therapy is also an essential part of treatment for substance abuse.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction
Opioid addiction treatment helps people addicted to opioids in New Mexico curb their drug use. The selection of a treatment setting depends on the severity of the addiction. Mild cases are usually treated in outpatient facilities; severe cases need hospitalization or treatment in a residential facility. Doctors use medicines along with counseling and behavioral therapies to treat the addiction. The treatment includes medication, counseling and therapy. It can also include group counseling, individual counseling and family counseling.
Levels of Care Offered
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Inpatient, Intensive Outpatient, Long Term (>30 Days), Outpatient, Residential, Short Term (<30 Days), 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.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
Veterans Affairs Medical Center Substance Use Disorders Program Clinic offers an Intensive Outpatient Program is for those who need intensive care but prefer to spend the majority of their time in the comfort of their own home. The rehabilitation services differ in length and intensity. They are customized to meet the needs of the patient.
After treatment, addiction treatment can be frightening for newly sober people. Aftercare support provided by Veterans Affairs Medical Center Substance Use Disorders Program Clinic is designed to give resources and help on a continued basis. It can involve finding housing in and around New Mexico, setting up 12-step meeting groups, continued medical monitoring, and counseling.
Inpatient rehab means living at the Albuquerque, NM facility while all aspects of an addiction or co-occurring disorder get addressed. This helps limit the distractions and increase the focus on recovery. Typical inpatient rehab stays are approximately one month long.
Outpatient treatment plans cover diagnosis, detoxification, management, and counseling. They are a popular option for those who have graduated from inpatient facilities. Services in New Mexico include medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and individual and group therapy.
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.
Aftercare/continuing care, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment counseling or training, Family counseling, Group counseling, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Individual counseling, Marital/couples counseling, Matrix Model, Motivational interviewing, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma-related counseling
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Negative feelings are common in substance abuse disorders. If not recognized, they can cause co-occurring disorders. CBT involves strategies that help to change the thinking and behavioral pattern. It can be administered as a monotherapy as well as a part of combination therapy.
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
A type of cognitive-behavioral therapy is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. It is intended for those who are vulnerable to self-harm and suicidal thoughts. Veterans Affairs Medical Center Substance Use Disorders Program Clinic aims to help patients understand the connection between their feelings, emotions, and behaviors and provide them with the tools to make a difference in Albuquerque, NM. For those whose addictions and habits originate from severe mental health problems, it is beneficial.
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Last Updated September 30, 2020
Address Information1501 San Pedro Street SE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108