Navajo Nation to break ground on rehab center

The Navajo Nation is breaking ground on Friday for a new drug and alcohol rehabilitation in Shiprock, New Mexico.

The residential adult facility will be located at the old Indian Health Services hospital in Shiprock. After a renovation that will be complete by 2007, the center will have 72 beds.

The only other residential facility on the reservation is an eight-bed center in Page, Arizona. Officials said the need for treatment services is great due to the rising meth problem.

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Rehabilitation center coming to Shiprock area (The Farmington Daily Times 9/29)

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