Addiction Resource Guide

Turquoise Lodge

Freestanding Chemical Dependency Rehab

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Comprehensive, interdisciplinary individualized treatment program providing the way to long term recovery."

Treatment Philosophy:

"Alcoholism and chemical dependency are chronic diseases that are successfully treated which leads to a person's improved quality of life."

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"Complete treatment is available for the dually diagnosed patient, but substance abuse must be the primary diagnosis for admission."

Family Program:

"Turquoise Lodge recognizes chemical dependency affects the entire family and anticipates expanding and enhancing the family program."

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"Turquoise Lodge promotes 12 Step program involvement which is essential to a healthy recovery."

Position on Confrontation:

"Constructive supportive confrontation is occasionally used in a non-shaming, caring session."


  • Number of Beds: 30
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 455
    Average Length of Stay 18 days
    Percent of Women 32%
    Percent under 25 13.4%
    Percent with College Education: 5%
    Percent Covered by Public Assistance 82%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification:28%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: No
    Weekend Admission available: No
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: Yes


Facility has separate program for:
  • Acute Care
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Heroin Addiction
  • Inhalant Abuse
  • Marijuana Addiction

  • Facility has group sessions for:
  • Nicotine Cessation
  • Pregnant Women
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)
  • Relapse
  • Spanish Speaking
  • Women


    Self-pay Cost per Week: $1800
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: Yes
    Medicare Coverage accepted: No
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Yes


    Licensed by: State of New Mexico Dept. of Health
    Type of License: Special Hospital
    Accredited by: CARF

    Contact Information:
    Admissions Telephone Number: (505) 841-8978
    General Information: (505) 841-8978
    Address: 6000 Isleta SW
    Albuquerque, NM 87105