Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Detox Program Moving.(Journal North)

Byline: Andy Lenderman Journal Staff Writer

Mold, Leaks Prompt Action

Mold from a leaking roof has prompted a clinic to prepare to move 23 patients from the Rio Grande Program, a treatment center in Embudo for alcoholics and drug users, officials say.

It's unclear when and where the patients will be moved, but their services will continue, business manager Frances Rodarte said Thursday.

"We're not going to close the treatment program itself, we're going to move somewhere else," Rodarte said.

The center offers a 30-day detoxification program, Rodarte said, and referrals to long-term programs and outpatient services.

It's a private, nonprofit organization that gets most of its funding from the state, Rodarte said. …

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