Desert Hills of New Mexico
5310 Sequoia Rd. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
Tel: (800) 765-7330
Referrals can be made by:
-Mental Health Professionals
-Human Services Agencies
-Judicial & Law Enforcement Agencies
-School Counselors & Administration
-Health Care Providers
-Other Interested Individuals
Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Desert Hills provides a continuum of behavioral health services ranging from Sub-Acute Residential Treatment to Community Based Programs.
The Residential Treatment Programs (RTC) are semi-secure with 24-hour supervision. The program specialties include treatment for children, ages 5-11, who are severely emotionally disturbed; adolescents, ages 11-18, who are experiencing sexually maladaptive behaviors; adolescents who have a dual-diagnosis including substance abuse; and adolescents who are MR/DD.
Desert Hills has a special all female unit that is Dialectical Behavioral therapy adherent. The program is female adolescents ages 13-18 who struggle with intense emotional dysregulation. These teens may exhibit self-injurious behaviors or have constant suicidal urges or attempts. They may also have intense acting out behaviors such as aggression towards other peers or adults.
The Community-Based Programs include Behavior Management Services (BMS), Day Treatment, and an Out-Patient Medication Management Clinic.
Familyworks, Inc. (a separate corporation) provides Treatment Foster Care for children and adolescents, ages 5-18.
- Joint Commission Accredited and Licensed by the state of New Mexico