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Transform Your Life: How New Mexico Men’s Rehab Focuses on the Whole Person

New Mexico Men’s Rehab is a unique rehabilitation center that focuses on treating the whole person, not just the addiction. Their approach combines evidence-based therapies with a holistic approach, ensuring that each client receives the individualized care they need to achieve lasting recovery.

Addiction Treatment Focused on the Whole Person

Many addiction treatment centers focus solely on the physical aspects of addiction. However, New Mexico Men’s Rehab recognizes that addiction is a complex disease that affects the mind, body, and spirit. They believe effective treatment requires a comprehensive approach addressing all of these areas.

The New Mexico Men’s Rehab team recognizes that addiction is often a symptom of deeper underlying issues such as trauma, anxiety, or depression. To achieve lasting recovery, these issues must be addressed alongside addiction.

New Mexico Men’s Rehab offers a variety of evidence-based therapies that address the root causes of addiction. These include cognitive-behavioral therapy, trauma-focused therapy, and mindfulness-based therapies. The goal is to help men overcome their addiction and develop the skills and coping mechanisms needed to maintain long-term sobriety.

  • Spiritually: we know that the student’s symptoms indicate deeper problems and conflicts; we understand that a new life in Christ will give them the power and ability to overcome these problems and live a more productive life.
  • Emotionally: The healing of past abuses is necessary. Biblical studies enhance mental growth and serve as a foundation for creating new lives.
  • Physically: We care for the physical needs of the students. These needs – a drug-free environment, food, recreation, etc. – are key factors to the student’s success in the program.
  • Socially: Students learn to work through relationship problems with their peers and families at home. They will learn to apply the character qualities they learn in the classroom to their everyday lives.
  • Educationally: We have developed a life training curriculum specifically designed to develop the skills required for them to become successful members of society. Comprehensive education includes subjects ranging from the related health aspects of chemical dependency, boundary setting, anger management, coping skills, relapse prevention, and cognitive behavioral tools to help build a strong foundation in recovery.

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Why Choose New Mexico Men’s Rehab First?

Long-term residential recovery programs like Teen Challenge substance abuse treatment programs in Tijeras, New Mexico, differ from typical short-term programs you hear so much about. Short-term “revolving door” programs are visited repeatedly by relapsed addicts, temporarily solving the addiction but never solving the core of the problem, so the addiction returns.  So, the addict has to return to rehabs repeatedly, costing them, their insurance carrier, or their family tens of thousands of dollars each time. Every day, Teen Challenge adult substance abuse treatment centers enroll individuals who have previously attended 5, 10, 20, or even 30 costly short-term rehabs, to no avail. They should have come to Adult & Teen Challenge New Mexico first!

How is Our Christian Rehab for Men Different? 

It is one of few substance abuse treatment programs that will dedicate a whole year to work with each addict. That is a huge financial commitment by the organization and community, but it is the time needed for the recovery rates to be what they are. The day-to-day structure, community, and faith emphasis over such an extended period bring addicts slowly out of wrong and drug-impacted thinking into an awareness of a purpose for their life and a new way of thinking and living. Such a new purpose and way of living has no place for abusing drugs or alcohol; addiction is replaced by self-love, peace, happiness, purpose, and excitement for the future.

Will Forced Avoidance of Substances Solve the Problem?

The short answer is “No.”  Detoxing and keeping an individual from drugs or alcohol only lasts as long as the addict is in a controlled environment. After that, if other life issues are not dealt with, the addict will return to the addiction. This isn’t because it is a disease — it is a learned behavior for covering up the individual’s hurts and longings, and it feels good initially. Yes, Adult and Teen Challenge programs separate addicts from their addicting substances for longer, but the harder work they do is to replace the addiction with a whole new way of living.  They gradually work the individual back into the community with a new goal in life, and they have the strength to avoid negative behaviors and environments on their own.

Adult & Teen Challenge substance abuse treatment program in New Mexico also teaches responsibility, work ethic, and pride in work. More importantly, they instill truthfulness and trustworthiness in each individual, the cornerstones of relationships and responsibilities. 

Typical Program Duration and Levels

Level One (14 weeks) – Recovery
Residents attend classes that emphasize recognizing and changing destructive thoughts and beliefs, understanding the basic needs they were attempting to fulfill through chemical use, and learning practical tools that equip them to change their lives.

Level Two (12 weeks) – Renewal
Residents participate in the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual work that it takes to heal the wounds of past failures, broken relationships, spiritual deceptions, and issues with their own identity that are often at the root of chemical addiction.

Level Three (12 weeks) – Restoration and Healing
Residents learn more about purpose in life and how to enter into a future that is free from the oppression of old wounds, creating a solid foundation for the future, and identifying and utilizing their unique gifts and talents.

Level Four (12 weeks) – Transition
Residents begin taking practical steps toward putting what they’ve learned into action by securing employment and housing, participating in effective management of their time and resources, and by learning how to become leaders who give back to the families and communities they are re-entering.

New Mexico Men’s Rehab Definition of Addiction

Addiction is characterized by an individual’s progressive loss of control over the continuing use of a substance or behavior. The user becomes obsessed with the substance or behavior despite adverse consequences and vigorously denies the existence of a problem if confronted. The user will do just about anything to maintain their addiction, so it affects not only the person but can also damage families, relationships, careers, and many other aspects of life. The Teen Challenge Southeast adult substance abuse treatment programs are designed to provide long-term recovery from such addictions.

New Mexico Men’s Rehab – Final Word and a Promise

At the core of Adult & Teen Challenge Rehab programs is this principle… 

“God’s love can reach and transform every addict, offering them instead of a life of truth, peace, and purpose. Our goal is to clear the addict’s mind and provide the right motivations, environment, training, and mentorship to support this transformation. So, if you or a loved one is on the downward spiral of substance abuse, contact the Adult & Teen Challenge New Mexico program first. We promise it will be the last rehab program you or they will ever need.”

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