Alcohol and Substance Abuse Resources in Farmington, New Mexico

Drug, Alcohol, Detox and Treatment Resources

The striking city of Farmington is set in the San Juan River valley in New Mexico, surrounded by desert and mountains on different sides. The year-round mild climate provides plenty of opportunities to enjoy many outdoor activities. These include river rafting and kayaking on the lakes, exploring the hiking and biking trails, playing golf, visiting historic sites, photographing the amazing wild scenery of the Bisti Badlands, having an off-roading adventure across the city’s varied terrain or catching a performance at the amphitheater. The convenient location of Farmington means residents and visitors benefit from short commute times.

But there’s an ugly blot on the otherwise beautiful landscape of Farmington. As with many cities throughout the state, it suffers from increased issues relating to substance abuse. The law enforcement agencies do their utmost to cut off the distribution networks within the city and surrounding areas. Traffic stops have resulted in arrests of suspects found to be in possession of dangerous drugs and drug paraphernalia. Vehicle searches have also led to the detention of suspects for drug trafficking, with drugs often being concealed in the vehicles in an attempt to avoid detection. State and federal authorities have worked together to arrest gang members on drug trafficking charges. The sad truth of the extent of substance misuse is that even those normally expected to refrain from dealing with harmful substances in any way have been doing just that. For example, a middle school teacher was arrested on drug trafficking charges in Farmington.

For those who are struggling and do want help with substance misuse, there are many Farmington drug rehab and Farmington alcohol rehab options available. The Recovery Village helps those who are addicted to harmful substances to overcome these addictions and achieve sobriety at the treatment centers it has throughout the country. This guide describes what options are available to you so you can start the healing process and rid yourself of addiction.

Our Closest Facility:

The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake443 S. Hwy 105 Palmer Lake CO 80133-9003 (719) 884-0063

The Recovery Village does not operate in the state of New Mexico. Our closest treatment facility is in Palmer Lake, CO and can be seen in the map above.

You’re not alone in this struggle.

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The New Mexico death toll from drug overdoses can be lowered. The Recovery Village’s treatment facilities provide help for those looking to overcome their substance use disorders. Seek out a treatment facility and call us today.

Finding Help & Recovery in Farmington, NM

Alcohol & Drug Rehab Centers in Farmington, New Mexico

To successfully head toward recovery, professional assistance is essential. Treatment programs monitor your progress and help you cope with recovery, even providing you with skills to help avoid relapse after the programs have ended. The level of each program type differs. Make sure you choose the right one for your situation when you’ve finished reading the information provided in this guide.

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    Residential Treatment Programs

    Residential treatment programs are also known as inpatient programs and require patients to check in to the facilities for the duration of the treatment course. Professional care is given around the clock in this healthy environment where patients are kept away from usual temptations that may trigger their drug misuse. Patients interact with peers who are also recovering and benefit from continued encouragement from professional experts.

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    Partial Hospitalization Programs

    Providing patients with some autonomy, partial hospitalization programs require them to spend a considerable amount of time at the facility each day and allow them to return home at night. This is assuming the home environment is a stable one with a good support network. Patients have access to many of the same amenities found in residential treatment programs.

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    Outpatient Treatment Programs

    Outpatient programs are the most flexible option, allowing patients to live at home and attend scheduled therapy sessions. This enables patients to continue with everyday commitments, such as work or education and family life. Outpatient program features vary but can include therapy and individual or group sessions. Patients are encouraged to stay motivated and recognize the contributing behaviors for relapse. A good support network of family and friends is a must. This type of treatment program is suitable for patients with mild substance use disorders or those who’ve already been treated at a higher program level.

Be honest about your situation when considering which treatment program to opt for. Think about the length and history of your dependency as well as what type of substance you’re misusing. Talk with an addiction specialist at one of our national treatment centers to decide the best recovery plan for you.

Drug & Alcohol Detox Centers

You’ve made the brave decision to seek help and now you need to rid your body of the harmful substances. Prevent the withdrawal symptoms from overpowering you when you enter a detox center in Farmington. This ensures you have medical assistance throughout the process to keep the possibly harmful side effects at bay. A successful treatment at a Farmington drug detox or a Farmington alcohol detox program is more likely to result in achieving sobriety and remaining sober in the long term.

Recovery Meetings Near You in Farmington

When you return home from a drug or alcohol rehab center, it’s important to have a plan. The aftercare options are just as important as detox and treatment. Continued motivation from recovery groups like Narcotics Anonymous ensures you have full support to keep on track with your sobriety. There are numerous recovery groups and support meetings to help you.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meetings

Founded in 1935, Alcoholics Anonymous has been successfully helping alcoholics to stop drinking and remain sober. Its effective 12-step program encourages individuals to surrender their addiction to a higher power. Membership is free and anyone with a genuine desire to stop consuming alcohol can participate. Members share their experiences in recovery meetings and support each other in the goal of achieving sobriety. Here is a list of AA meeting locations in the Farmington area.

  • 4th Dimension Group
    404 W Animas St.
    Farmington, NM 87401
  • Toll Free Group
    309 W Animas St., The Well
    Farmington, NM 87401
  • Hi-Nooners Group
    2650 La Plata Hwy., Arid Acre
    Farmington, NM 87401

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Meetings

Narcotics Anonymous also adopts a 12-step program to help individuals break the cycle of substance misuse. There are no dues to pay and only a willingness to stop using drugs for good is required. The global, non-profit organization offers services of guidance, information, coordination and communication. Recovery meetings are held across the globe, providing an encouraging atmosphere in which members receive support to complete the program’s steps. Here is a list of NA meeting locations in and around Farmington.

  • The Well
    309 West Animas St.
    Farmington, NM 87401
  • San Juan Unitarian Church
    219 North Orchard Ave.
    Farmington, NM 87401
  • Primitive Baptist Church
    610 North Island St.
    Bloomfield, NM 87413

SMART Recovery Meetings

SMART Recovery is a 4-step program that focuses on the individual to achieve self-empowerment. Members reach the goal using scientific, motivational, behavioral and cognitive methods. They learn how to achieve self-directed change and apply their new approach to daily sober living. As well as face-to-face meetings, members have access to daily online meetings, an online chat room and a message board for continual motivation. Here are the SMART Recovery meeting locations close to Farmington.

  • Center for Mental Health
    605 Miami Rd.
    Montrose, CO 81401
  • Center for Mental Health
    107 West 11th St.
    Delta, CO 81416
  • North Valley Library
    7702 2nd St. NW
    Albuquerque, NM 87107

Al-Anon and Nar-Anon Meetings

It’s not just the lives of those who are addicted to harmful substances that are disrupted. Their families, spouses and friends have to cope with the impact it has on their lives too. Al-Anon helps those who are close to individuals addicted to alcohol to find strength and hope. Nar-Anon supports those close to individuals using drugs. There are no dues to pay and any contributions to the recovery groups are voluntary. Members can use the support meetings however they want, whether that’s to meet people in similar situations, share their experiences or learn more information about addiction. As with Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous, Al-Anon and Nar-Anon both follow a 12-step spiritual program. If you have a loved one attending drug rehab in Farmington, New Mexico or alcohol rehab in Farmington, New Mexico, it can be helpful to attend these programs to learn how to help yourself and your loved one. Here are their meeting locations in and around Farmington.

  • Al-Anon
    St. John’s Episcopal Church
    312 N Orchard Ave.
    Farmington, NM 87401
  • Nar-Anon
    West Side Nar-Anon, High Desert Center for Spiritual Living
    5621 Paradise Blvd. NW
    Albuquerque, NM 87114

There are many recovery resources available at the local level in Farmington and the surrounding areas but it’s also worth checking what else is on offer in nearby cities. Call us today to find out what personalized treatment options are ready to get you on the road to recovery from addiction to drugs and alcohol.

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