Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, our treatment center provides a continuum of behavioral health services ranging from sub-acute residential treatment to community-based programs for children and adolescents suffering with mental health disorders.
Learn more about mental health disorder treatment at Desert Hills of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM
At Desert Hills, a leading mental health treatment center in New Mexico, we recognize that many times a child or adolescent will struggle with the symptoms of more than one mental health disorder at a time. For this reason we have made sure that our treatment center offers a number of specialized treatment options that can address a wide range of mental health disorders, as well as behavioral issues and emotional disturbances that a child or adolescent may be facing. Our treatment is designed to treat each disorder simultaneously in order to ensure a more successful outcome for the patient.
Why consider treatment for mental health disorder at Desert Hills of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM
We have 10 distinct units here at our treatment center, each one having its own unique programming designed to specifically address the needs of the various populations. Additionally, each one of these options follows a chief modality throughout the entire treatment process, which coincides with the unique needs of the patients on that particular unit. Additionally, as part of our specialized treatment, we offer a dual-diagnosis program, which is designed to provide services for those who have problems with drugs or alcohol in addition to a primary mental health diagnosis.
Desert Hills of New Mexico philosophy and benefits
At our treatment center, our philosophy is based on the approach that treatment should be centered on patients and their families. We work to provide our patients and their families with inner wealth and opportunities to grow. We are dedicated to using evidence-based treatment modalities on every unit to ensure that patients and their families have the highest likelihood of obtaining long-term, successful outcomes. It is our mission to provide high-quality, comprehensive behavioral and mental healthcare services to children, adolescents, and their families by offering a full array of therapeutic interventions across a vast spectrum of care. All of our services are individualized, culturally sensitive, and fully centered on our patients and their families. The clinical emphasis at our center is placed on assessment, treatment planning, discharge, and aftercare planning, with the all-encompassing goal of preparing patients to have a successful future in home, at school, and within the community.
Types of mental health disorder treatment offered at Desert Hills of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM
With a treatment approach that is patient and family-centered, as well as strengths-based, we are able to tailor each one of our treatment options to meet the needs of those who are suffering with co-occurring disorders. Some of the other disorders we treat include the following:
- Bipolar disorder
- Intellectual disability
- Suicidal ideation
Each one of our excellent staff members, no matter which unit your child is on, is fully dedicated to providing the children and adolescents who come to us, with supportive and compassionate care. We will work with your child to help him or her develop the skills needed to reduce stress, solve conflicts, and be able to act more appropriately in social settings. Additionally, they will address any substance abuse concerns and provide the necessary services to help those with intellectual disability or developmental delays improve their overall functioning.
At our treatment center, our clinical staff works with children and adolescents, as well as their families, in order to help them reach optimal success, so that they are able to lead productive lives in their respective communities.