Substance Abuse

Organization/Contact Services/Comments Phone

Addiction Center - Drug Addiction Treatment

Addiction Resources, Questions about Rehab, Resources for Treatment.


24/7 Treatment Help Line

(877) 655-5116

Alcoholics Anonymous


Free support for alcoholics and families

(505) 266-1900

Aliviar Counseling Services


Substance abuse and domestic violence counseling. Accepts Medicaid. No sliding fee scale.

(505) 247-4622

Almas de Amistad—Amity Foundation

A teaching and therapeutic community for women. Substance abuse counseling, HIV prevention and education, emergency food, parenting classes, referrals for assistance, therapeutic groups.

(505) 246-9300

A New Awakening (in Rio Rancho, separate ownership from downtown Albuquerque A New Awakening)

General counseling, substance abuse, mental health. Accepts Medicaid. Some sliding fee arrangements possible.

(505) 994-4100

Casa de Amigos

(no website)


Sober living house based on 12-step recovery (men only). Does not accept sex offenders. Accepts parolees and residents from substance abuse treatment centers.

(505) 449-7677

Children's Community Mental Health Clinic

Services available include evaluation/assessment, group/individual therapy, medication management, substance abuse treatment, case management, and psychological testing.

(505) 761-6600

Crossroads for Women

For homeless women and women recently released from incarceration with co-occurring mental health or substance abuse issues. Provides housing, case management, counseling, vocational services, and day programs.

(505) 242-1010

Disability, Substance Abuse & Addiction

A colorful, award-winning lifestyle magazine encourages the integration of active wheelchair users into mainstream society with articles on health, advocacy, employment, relationships and more.  Our mission is to improve the quality of life of people with disorders, abuse, and addiction.


Drug & Alcohol Addiction

Our mission is to help individuals and families facing substance use disorders, and find the treatment they need.  We hope that by providing a better understanding of addiction, and co-occurring disorders, we can remove the barriers to treatment many people face.

(800) 654-0987

Eight ways to prevent relapse

In many 12-step programs, there is an adage, "relapse is part of my story, but it doesn't need to be part of my recovery.  The truth is, there are many men and women who get clean and sober and stay clean and sober without suffering a relapse.  The following 8 ways will help you with relapse.


Evolution Group

Domestic violence, substance abuse, anger management, mental health counseling. Accepts Medicaid; offers sliding scale fees.

(505) 242-6988

Financial Burdens of Mental Health and Addiction Treatment

Financial Resources - many individuals are unaware that there is mental health and addiction support available from the community and other resources for those who are unable to pay for their mental healthcare.  Some of the available resources can include....


Four Winds Behavioral Health


Drug and alcohol recovery inpatient and outpatient programs, drug testing, group therapy with different focuses (veterans, parenting, relapse prevention, job search). Sliding scale fees available. Located in Rio Rancho.

(505) 702-8547

Healing Addiction in Our Community(formerly Heroin Awareness Committee)

Resource list of many agencies that provide counseling for addiction recovery, as well as some inpatient treatment centers, transitional housing, community recovery programs such as equestrian therapy, methadone programs


I-CARE program (NM Works) -under New Mexico Human Services Dept.

Addresses substance use barriers to employment in TANF recipients. Includes intensive case management, motivational interviewing, relapse prevention training, job readiness classes, family management skills, and job development. Free program.


La Buena Vida Inc.

Substance abuse, DUI offenders, criminal justice offenders, and community mental health. Sandoval County residents.

(505) 867-2383

MATS Detox Program

3-5 day detox center, for opiate and alcohol addiction only. Free service for Bernalillo County residents. Self-referrals accepted. Cannot have any outstanding warrants.

(505) 468-1555

Morning Star


Free to Native Americans - domestic violence, substance abuse and mental health counseling.

(505) 232-8299

Narcotics Anonymous


Call for meeting times and locations. Free services.

(505) 260-9889

Meeting Information

(505) 260-7195 Helpline

National Crime Prevention Council

How Parents Can Prevent Drug Abuse - Research shows that the main reason that kids don't use alcohol, tobacco, or drugs is because of their parents - because of their positive influence and because they know it would disappoint them.  That's why it is so important that parents build a strong relationship with their kids and talk to them about substance abuse- the sooner the better!  The good news is it's easy to do!  Here are a few ways you can build a positive relationship with your kids and start talking to them about drugs.


New Life Sober Living


Sober living program, residential (men only)

(505) 999-9304

NM AIDS Services


Individual, family, and couples counseling, and crisis intervention services; out-patient substance abuse assessment and treatment; psychological testing and assessment; mediated support groups; and referrals to contracted therapists to assist with bilingual, rural, and other needs of individuals who are infected and affected by HIV/AIDS

(505) 938-7100

NM Women's Recovery Academy

Residential reentry treatment services for women

(505) 873-2761

Oxford House, Inc.

Sober living program in 17 self-run, self-supporting houses throughout Albuquerque. Some homes are for men only, others for women only, others for women with children. Part of a national non-profit network of Oxford Houses. See website and click on Houses in the header for local information and phone numbers.


Renee's Project

Provides supportive housing assistance and case management services for homeless women who have children and are recovering from drug and/or alcohol addiction. Renee's Project works closely with identified women to reintegrate them into the community after being homeless. Renee's Project staff encourages and facilitates the reunification process between women and their minor children.

See website for application link

Rio Grande Counseling and Guidance Services

Alcohol and drug recovery, anxiety, depression, anger management, family, relationships, trauma. Accepts Medicaid.

(505) 246-8700

Start Your Recovery

Our goal is to offer people who are dealing with substance abuse issues a single source of reputable, objective information about signs, symptoms, conditions, treatment options, and resources.  First we asked: "why doesn't someone offer access to these resources in one place?"  Then we asked:  "why don't we?"




St. Martin's Hospitality Center


Heading Home Program: shelter plus care for people with chronic mental illness or substance abuse. Dismas House program for people re-entering society from incarceration.

(505) 764-8231

SMART Recovery

Self-empowering addiction recovery support. Offers a 4-point, science-based program online daily and education and resources for forming community-based face-to-face meetings.


Sobriety House

(no website)

Men's halfway house

(505) 332-8935

(505) 435-0184

Substance Abuse Helpline

Substance Abuse Specialist, 5pm-9pm M-F, sponsored by City of Albuquerque and Agora Crisis Center

(505) 277-4505

(855) 505-4505


Susan's Legacy

Recovery program for women only. Must have co-occurring mental and addictive disorders. Must be 60 days post-treatment and be drug and alcohol free.

(505) 554-9610

Therapeutic Living Services (formerly Transitional Living Services)

Group homes and independent living support for people with chronic mental illness or substance abuse issues age 18 or older. Offers financial management, medication oversight, counseling, family education, community support. Must have Medicaid, SSI, social security card, and full psychiatric evaluation with psychiatric diagnosis in last 6 months.

(505) 268-5295

Turquoise Lodge Hospital

Inpatient rehabilitation for substance abuse for NM residents age 18 or older. Prioritizes pregnant IV drug users and substance abusers, other IV drug users, parents in the process of regaining custody of their children, and patients with a co-occurring medical or psychiatric illness.

(505) 841-8978


Universal Counseling


Individual, group, family, substance abuse, LGBTQ, veterans, Spanish-speaking available. Accepts Medicaid and considers sliding scale fees.

(505) 859-7734

UNM Addiction and Substance Abuse Program (ASAP)

(no website)

Serves adults and adolescents with a primary substance abuse diagnosis or substance abuse disorder along with other mental health issues. Offers 12-week outpatient therapy programs, ambulatory detox, opioid replacement therapy, and groups tailored to women's needs.

(505) 994-7999


Your First Step

Drug and alcohol treatment centers in Albuquerque, NM can treat a range of addictions and co-occurring disorders.

(855) 211-7837


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