Turquoise Lodge

Freestanding Chemical Dependency Rehab



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


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.”

Contact Information:
Admissions Telephone Number: (866) 932-5985
General Information: (866) 932-5985
Address: 6000 Isleta SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105