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University Park Detox and Assessment Center

Rehab Center
Outpatient Treatment
Accredited Medical Provider
Private Insurance and Self-payment accepted
University Park Detox and Assessment Center

Overview

University Park Detox and Assessment Center is a substance abuse treatment center for people seeking treatment near Bernalillo County. As part of their treatment modalities for recovery, University Park Detox and Assessment Center provides 12-step facilitation during treatment. University Park Detox and Assessment Center is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, accepting cash or self-payment for treatment.

University Park Detox and Assessment Center at a Glance

Payment Options

  • Cash or self-payment
  • Private health insurance
  • Monthly
  • Per session
  • Aetna

Assessments

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment

Age Groups

  • Young adults
  • Adults

Operation

  • Treatment duration
  • Private for-profit organization

Accreditations

The Joint Commission:

The Joint Commission's addiction and behavioral health accreditation signifies a facility's commitment to high-quality care. It involves rigorous evaluations and assessments of clinical practices, ensuring effective, evidence-based treatment. Accreditation showcases a dedication to continuous improvement and patient safety, instilling trust among patients, families, and healthcare professionals. It's a mark of excellence in addiction and behavioral health care.

Effective date: 11/16/2017

Registration: 610566

NAATP:

The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) accreditation is a recognized standard within the field of addiction and behavioral health. This accreditation signifies that a treatment provider has undergone a rigorous evaluation process to ensure the quality and effectiveness of its programs and services. NAATP accreditation serves as a valuable marker of a provider's commitment to adhering to established industry standards, offering evidence-based treatments, and prioritizing the well-being of individuals seeking addiction and behavioral health support.

State department of health:

State Licenses, issued by government agencies, authorize rehabilitation organizations to legally operate within designated geographical areas. The specific licenses required for operation are typically determined by both the nature of the rehabilitation program provided by the facility and its physical location.

Registration: M-08108

Treatment At University Park Detox and Assessment Center

Conditions Treated

Mental health treatment:

Mental health treatment provides a safe and structured environment where individuals can receive professional care and support for their mental health challenges. Within the facility, trained therapists, counselors, and medical staff work together to create personalized treatment plans tailored to each person's needs. Patients might participate in a variety of therapies, including individual counseling, group therapy, and possibly medication management. The goal is to equip individuals with the tools and strategies they need to cope with their conditions and lead fulfilling lives.

Alcoholism:

Alcohol addiction is when a person becomes physically and mentally dependent on alcohol, leading to mood swings, impulsive actions, intense cravings, and withdrawal symptoms. Treatment includes supervised detox, therapy, and support groups. It's important to note that rehabilitation doesn't "cure" alcoholism, but it helps individuals better manage their addiction, regain their ability to function in daily life, and improve their overall well-being.

Opioid Addiction:

Opioid rehabilitation centers are dedicated to assisting individuals overcoming opioid dependence. They cater to those battling addiction from illicit opioids such as heroin, as well as those addicted to prescription medications like oxycodone. These facilities may provide a holistic approach that encompasses both physical care, which often involves medical detox and ongoing medical assistance (including medications), and psychological care through comprehensive therapy to tackle the root causes of addiction.

Substance use treatment:

Substance use rehabilitation represents a holistic treatment strategy tailored to aid individuals grappling with drug or alcohol addiction. This comprehensive rehabilitation method encompasses two key aspects: first, addressing the physical dependency, often commencing with detoxification, and second, tackling the psychological triggers through a range of therapeutic techniques. The ultimate aim is to empower individuals to attain and sustain sobriety while providing them with the necessary skills and coping mechanisms to successfully reintegrate into society and lead a life free from substance abuse.

Co-occurring Disorders:

Dual-diagnosis rehabilitation centers often offer the most suitable approach for addressing concurrent mental health and substance abuse issues. These facilities typically employ a team of medical and behavioral specialists who utilize a variety of interventions and create a conducive healing environment to support your journey toward lasting recovery. Their comprehensive treatment approach typically encompasses evidence-based therapies such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, recovery support meetings, 12-step facilitation, psychoeducation, skills training, and group therapy to help you achieve and maintain long-term wellness.

Levels Of Care

Detoxification:

Detoxification, often shortened to detox, is like giving the body a fresh start by getting rid of harmful substances like drugs or alcohol someone may have taken. When a person stops taking these substances, they might feel sick or uncomfortable as their body adjusts to the change. Detox helps ease these uncomfortable feelings while making sure the harmful substances are removed from the body in a safe way. This process helps prevent any additional harm caused by the drugs or alcohol.

Aftercare:

Finishing a drug or alcohol rehab program is just the beginning of the recovery journey. Aftercare focuses on establishing a long-term recovery plan, which encompasses continuous support. This might involve options such as residing in sober living homes or halfway houses, receiving career guidance, and connecting the individual with community support groups like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA).

Outpatient:

Outpatient treatment in a rehab center offers flexible therapy sessions, typically ranging from 1-3 hours per week, allowing individuals to continue daily activities while receiving care. In contrast, intensive outpatient programs demand a more rigorous commitment, often involving 9-15 hours weekly, providing a more immersive therapeutic environment without the need for inpatient stays.

Hospital inpatient treatment:

Inpatient treatment comprises a thorough residential therapeutic program, during which patients reside on-site for a period generally lasting from 30 to 90 days. This immersive setting provides organized assistance, guaranteeing safety and a dedicated approach to recovery. The array of therapies available encompasses individual and group counseling, cognitive-behavioral therapy, holistic interventions, family therapy sessions, and experiential therapies. The primary goal is to address the physical, emotional, and psychological facets of addiction or mental health disorders, establishing a strong foundation for enduring healing.

Treatment Modalities

12-step facilitation:

Recovery models grounded in 12-step programs prominently incorporate peer coaching, strongly emphasizing personal growth as the pathway to enduring sobriety. Regular participation in 12-step meetings, known for their anonymity, cost-free access, and daily availability, is encouraged. The 12 steps of recovery, anchored in spiritual principles, guide participants in unraveling the core issues of their addiction, taking accountability for their decisions, and coming to terms with aspects beyond their control. Chosen by the individuals themselves, sponsors offer personalized one-on-one mentorship, aiding in navigating through the recovery journey.

Individual psychotherapy:

Individual Psychotherapy is a personalized therapeutic approach aimed at aiding individuals in overcoming addiction and its underlying psychological triggers. A licensed therapist works closely with the individual through one-on-one sessions to unearth and address personal challenges, emotional issues, and behavioral patterns contributing to their substance abuse. Individual psychotherapy lays a robust foundation for a sustainable recovery and a better quality of life by fostering self-awareness, coping strategies, and healthier behavioral responses.

Group counseling:

Group Counseling is a therapeutic approach where individuals come together under the guidance of a trained counselor to share experiences, provide mutual support, and gain insights. It fosters a sense of community, promotes understanding through diverse perspectives, and offers personal growth and problem-solving strategies.

Family counseling:

Family Counseling is a therapeutic approach that seeks to address and resolve conflicts, improve communication, and strengthen relationships within the family unit. By providing a safe space for family members to express their feelings and concerns, a trained counselor facilitates understanding and collaboration among members, promoting healthier dynamics and enhancing overall family well-being.

Marital/couples counseling:

Whether a marriage or other committed relationship, an intimate partnership is one of the most important aspects of a person's life. Drug and alcohol addiction affects both members of a couple in deep and meaningful ways, as does rehab and recovery. Couples therapy and other couples-focused treatment programs are significant parts of exploring triggers of addiction, as well as learning how to build healthy patterns to support ongoing sobriety.

Life Skills:

Life Skills is a crucial component of rehabilitation that focuses on equipping individuals with the practical abilities necessary to maintain sobriety and lead fulfilling lives. These skills encompass a wide range of capabilities, including but not limited to time management, communication, problem-solving, stress management, and financial literacy. By acquiring and honing these essential life skills, individuals in addiction treatment gain the tools and confidence needed to navigate the challenges of daily life, reduce the risk of relapse, and ultimately achieve lasting recovery.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a form of psychotherapy that emphasizes the critical role of thinking in how we feel and what we do. It aims to identify and challenge distorted or negative thought patterns and behaviors, teaching individuals to replace them with more constructive and rational beliefs. CBT is evidence-based and has been shown to be effective in treating a variety of psychological disorders, including depression, anxiety, and phobias, among others.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy:

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for addiction treatment is a comprehensive cognitive-behavioral approach initially developed to treat individuals with borderline personality disorder. Adapted for addiction, DBT emphasizes the development of four core skills: mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness. Through individual and group sessions, patients learn to understand their triggers, manage negative emotions, cope with cravings, and improve relationships, all of which contribute to long-term recovery and reduced substance use.

Motivational Interviewing:

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a client-centered counseling approach designed to enhance an individual's intrinsic motivation to change by exploring and resolving ambivalence. Through empathetic engagement and evoking personal reasons for change, MI helps individuals recognize the negative consequences of their substance use and empowers them to take steps toward recovery.

Trauma-related counseling:

Trauma therapy addresses the deep-seated emotional and psychological wounds often linked with substance abuse disorders. Recognizing that traumatic experiences can be a root cause or a significant contributing factor to substance addiction, this therapeutic approach seeks to help individuals understand, process, and heal from their traumas. Doing so fosters emotional healing and bolsters the individual's chances of long-term recovery from addiction. Integrating trauma-informed care into addiction treatment ensures a comprehensive approach that addresses substance abuse's symptoms and underlying causes.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy:

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy is a psychotherapeutic approach designed to alleviate the distress associated with traumatic memories. Originated by Francine Shapiro in the late 1980s, EMDR involves a structured eight-phase approach where the patient recalls distressing images while receiving bilateral sensory input, typically in the form of guided eye movements. This process allows the brain to reprocess traumatic memories, reducing their emotional charge and helping individuals integrate these memories more adaptively. EMDR is widely recognized for its effectiveness in treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other trauma-related psychological disorders.

Eating Disorder Treatment:

Eating disorders encompass conditions like anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, and unhealthy eating habits. Some mental health experts view these disorders as akin to food addiction, where food is used compulsively, much like substances in drug or alcohol addiction. Consequently, specific substance abuse treatment programs may include support for eating disorders. Furthermore, eating disorders can co-occur or be diagnosed alongside drug and alcohol addiction.

Nutrition Therapy:

Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) is a personalized dietary approach to manage medical conditions and improve health. Spearheaded by registered dietitians or professional nutritionists, MNT involves the formulation of tailored diet plans to address specific health issues, promoting overall physical and mental well-being. Through MNT, individuals are empowered to make informed food choices, which play a pivotal role in their healthcare journey.

Fitness Therapy:

Fitness Therapy in addiction treatment is an integrated approach that melds physical wellness with mental health recovery. By incorporating regular exercise and physical activity into the recovery process, individuals are equipped with a wholesome routine that encourages not only a healthy body but also a healthy mind. Through a structured fitness regimen, individuals learn to replace substance-abusing behaviors with positive habits that promote self-discipline, stress reduction, and a strong sense of self-efficacy. Over time, engaging in fitness therapy fosters a positive outlet for coping with triggers and cravings, rendering a robust foundation for lasting recovery.

Equine Therapy:

Equine therapy, also known as horse therapy or equine-assisted therapy, involves interactions between individuals and horses to promote emotional growth, healing, and learning. It is used to treat various psychological and developmental issues, including anxiety, depression, trauma, and communication disorders. Under the guidance of trained professionals, participants engage in activities such as grooming, feeding, leading, and riding, which can help improve self-awareness, confidence, and social skills.

Experiential Therapy:

Experiential therapy is a therapeutic approach that encourages patients to identify and address hidden or subconscious issues through activities, interactions, and role-playing. Instead of focusing solely on talking, therapists use experiential techniques to help clients relive past traumas, express emotions, and gain insights into their behaviors. The aim is to foster personal growth and enhance self-awareness by immersing individuals in experiences that can lead to a deeper understanding of themselves and their relationships.

Creative Arts Therapy:

Creative Arts Therapy is a therapeutic approach that integrates visual arts, music, dance, drama, and other creative processes to promote emotional, mental, and social well-being. By facilitating self-expression, understanding, and healing, it aids individuals in exploring their emotions, improving self-awareness, enhancing cognitive abilities, and cultivating interpersonal skills. Tailored to each individual's needs and preferences, this modality is versatile and can be employed with diverse populations, addressing a wide range of psychological and developmental challenges.

Intervention Services:

Intervention refers to organized efforts designed to guide individuals away from potentially harmful behaviors or decisions and towards healthier alternatives. Often used in the context of substance abuse or addiction, these services employ a structured approach where professionals, loved ones, and peers come together to confront the individual in a supportive manner, emphasizing the need for change and providing pathways for treatment or assistance. The goal is to break through denial, facilitate recognition of the problem, and initiate positive change.

SMART Recovery:

SMART Recovery is a modern, evidence-based addiction recovery approach emphasizing self-empowerment and self-reliance. Distinct from traditional 12-step programs, SMART Recovery provides participants with tools and techniques based on cognitive-behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing. This program promotes understanding the underlying triggers for addiction, fostering behavioral change, and supporting individuals in building a balanced and fulfilling life without substance dependence. It's a collaborative, participant-driven model that is adaptable to diverse needs, aiming to empower individuals to overcome addictive behaviors.

Ancillary Services

Special Programs

  • Persons with eating disorders
  • Clients who have experienced trauma
University Park Detox and Assessment Center

Additional Locations

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Contact Information

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5400Gibson Boulevard SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87108
Updated September 26, 2023

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