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Thank you for your interest in Adult and Teen Challenge New Mexico (ATCNM), Adult Substance Abuse Recovery Program. Our program is designed to help those who are struggling with life-controlling chemical dependency issues and desire a faith-based approach to recovery.

 

To complete the admissions process, you must choose one of the options below

PDF Application

▪ Complete the attached application and mail or email it to the appropriate Intake Coordinator listed below
▪ Phone Interview with Intake Coordinator
▪ Fill out Krossroads Behavioral Health referral form at this link: (Any questions contact Intake Coordinator)
https://www.cognitoforms.com/KrossroadsBehavioralHealth/KrossroadsBehavioralHealthReferralForm
▪ Physical & Required lab work: Hepatitis Panel, Urinalysis, HIV, STD’s, T.B Skin Test (If T.B is positive a Chest X-Ray is required)
▪ Negative Covid 19 Test (Done at a physician’s office or contact our local Duke City Urgent Care)
▪ Based on your current mental health you may be required to have a Psychiatric Evaluation done from a Behavioral Health Specialist
▪ Financial screening and agreement has to be reviewed and approved by ATCNM Financial Dept.

Online Application

▪ Complete the online application
▪ Phone Interview with Intake Coordinator
▪ Fill out Krossroads Behavioral Health referral form at this link: (Any questions contact Intake Coordinator)
https://www.cognitoforms.com/KrossroadsBehavioralHealth/KrossroadsBehavioralHealthReferralForm
▪ Physical & Required lab work: Hepatitis Panel, Urinalysis, HIV, STD’s, T.B Skin Test (If T.B is positive a Chest X-Ray is required)
▪ Negative Covid 19 Test (Done at a physician’s office or contact our local Duke City Urgent Care)
▪ Based on your current mental health you may be required to have a Psychiatric Evaluation done from a Behavioral Health Specialist
▪ Financial screening and agreement has to be reviewed and approved by ATCNM Financial Dept.

Upon receipt of your application, an intake coordinator will contact you and begin processing your application. In processing applications a number of things are taken into consideration including: mental health, medical condition, past and present legal status, funding eligibility, and level of care required. The length of the application process can vary from one day to two weeks depending on the need for notes and funding confirmation.

ATCNM is a voluntary program. Please carefully review all of the information in this packet to determine if our program is right for you. If not, please contact our admissions office to request a referral list of other programs.

It’s important that your contact information is current. If you are submitting an application and have relocated please be sure to notify our admissions department of your current contact information. If you have a friend or family member assisting you in the application process, please complete the Release of Confidential Information form, found at the bottom of the PDF Application

Men’s/Women’s Intake Coordinator

Brittnie Aguirre
(505) 259 9504
intake@atcnm.org

Adult & Teen Challenge of New Mexico

P.O. Box 20610
Albuquerque, NM 87154-0610
teenchallengeofnewmexico@mytcnm.net

Important Application Information

 

  • Applicants who enroll in the recovery program will also be assessed for Behavioral Health treatment services
  • Applicants requiring detoxification must do so prior to entry, you may not detox on our campus
  • Applicants are strongly encouraged to enter the program with at least a 30 day supply of all currently prescribed medications (with the exclusion of prohibited medication) or an active prescription and open insurance coverage
  • A physical examination is required prior to admission
    • Tests for HIV, STD’s, Tuberculosis, and Hepatitis are required as part of the physical exam
  • NM applicants may be approved for admission prior to having a physical examination, provided they agree to have a physical immediately upon entering our program
    • Tests for HIV, STD’s, Tuberculosis, and Hepatitis are required as part of the physical exam