Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Life Healing Center to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Life Healing Center.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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New Mexico’s Premier Behavioral Health, Trauma, & Addiction Treatment Center

Welcome to Life Healing Center

Santa Fe has a long, rich history of offering a serene, tranquil environment for people who are seeking wellness. Life Healing Center (LHC) has been a part of this landscape for more than 30 years. Nestled in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, LHC provides highly effective, integrated treatment for those who are struggling with primary mental health concerns, trauma, and substance use disorders. At our facility in the Santa Fe and Albuquerque, NM, area, our staff is ready to provide individuals across the nation with evidence-based care along with peace and renewal.

Treatment for Acute Concerns

At Life Healing Center, we are pleased to provide clients with the evidence-based therapies they need to heal from primary mental health concerns, trauma, and substance use disorders. Clients at our facility participate in three individual therapy sessions each week, along with 50 hours of therapeutic services.

Our specially trained psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse practitioners are on-site seven days per week and utilize evidence-based practices to address client concerns. Additionally, nursing staff is available 24/7. Doctors and nurse practitioners typically meet with clients once weekly but can assist as often as once daily to help them stabilize from acute concerns. This intensive and targeted attention is unique within the behavioral health field, and we are proud to offer treatment that enhances our standard of care and improves the well-being of our clients.

Inclusive Care

We offer highly accessible and inclusive care for individuals across the nation and those who are part of the LGBTQ+ population. Gender-inclusive services also include our weekly support group for individuals in the LGBTQ+ community.

Staying connected with our clients is important to us. At Life Healing Center, we serve as a comprehensive and ongoing resource long after a client leaves our care. During the first 30 days following discharge, we check in frequently to ensure that clients are successfully engaging in aftercare services. After this, we check in monthly to ensure that clients are maintaining and building on the progress they made with us.

Evidence-Based Practices

We have more than three decades of experience treating mental health concerns, trauma, and substance use disorders. Each client who receives care at LHC benefits from our years of expertise, our scientifically proven treatment methods, and our warm, friendly environment. All our clients receive the individualized rehabilitation they need to heal from the symptoms they are experiencing.

Our team places a special emphasis on assessing and treating each individual according to their needs and symptoms. This means that each client participates in a range of unique and personalized treatment options that best suit the concerns they are experiencing. We are confident that our blend of clinically robust, evidence-based therapies and tranquil, friendly atmosphere will provide ample support for each individual on their personal wellness journey.

Mental Health Services

Each client we serve receives individually tailored services that address a range of primary mental health symptoms. Our evidence-based practices help reassure clients that they are receiving effective and innovative treatment for primary mental health concerns. As part of their treatment plan, some clients may participate in adjunctive therapies, or optional add-on experiential therapies.

Trauma & PTSD Care

Our staff offers trauma-sensitive care to assist individuals who are experiencing the negative effects of traumarelated conditions. Through a compassionate and integrative approach, we provide clients with personalized attention ttransform their well-being. Our clients learn how the body and mind respond to trauma and practice the skills they need to address the unresolved turmoil in their lives. We support individuals as they grow and build a life apart from the effects of trauma. 

Substance Use Disorder Treatment

We’re here to help you live a life that is not dominated by substance use. Our rehabilitation services include withdrawal management, also known as detoxification, and a range of other treatments for clients who have substance use disorder. With continual guidance from our team of specially trained experts, individuals can learn how to manage symptoms while leading a productive life. Clients can achieve long-term freedom from substance use and find a renewed sense of self. 

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So, what's next?
Taking the First Step Toward Healing

We understand the decision to seek treatment is often difficult and confusing. Your bravery in taking the first step toward lasting healing and recovery does not go unnoticed here at Life Healing Center. We’re here to help, and we’re dedicated to making this process as easy for you and your loved ones as we can.

Entering Treatment at Life Healing Center

If you or someone you care about is struggling with a mental health conditiontrauma, or an addiction, look no further than Life Healing Center. We use evidence-based treatment techniques, and we have over two decades of experience treating mental health, trauma, and chemical dependencies. Thousands of people who entered our facility distraught left with a sense of renewal and hope. If you choose to seek care at Life Healing Center, we’ll do everything we can to help you leave with the same as you embark on your recovery journey.

Life Healing Center Home

My family and I will be forever thankful for the support and guidance the LHC staff provided during our time of need. I’m not sure I’d be here today if I hadn’t found this life changing place.

– Sean K.
Marks of Quality Care
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
  • LegitScript
  • National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP)
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • The Jason Foundation