Alta Counseling and Testing

Alta Counseling and Testing

Drug Rehab Center in Tacoma, Washington

About This Washington Facility

Learn more about Alta Counseling and Testing from this summarized breakdown.

Alta Counseling and Testing is a Privately Owned Drug Rehabilitation Facility located in Tacoma, WA. Professionally treating a variety of drug and alcohol related issues by utilizing multiple levels of care. Treatment here is typically fully covered by most insurances.

Tacoma is a hard-hit city with residents dealing with substance and alcohol abuse. Thankfully, you have several recovery options to help you get back on your feet.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Accreditations
    SAMHSA Listed
    Not Approved
    Not CARF Accredited
    Not Found
  • SAMHSA Listed
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Drug Rehabilitation

    Getting sober on your own is not only dangerous during the initial detox, it is also more likely to result in a relapse later on. Addiction treatment centers provide a monitored environment where you will get the medical attention you need, as well as the emotional support to overcome drug or alcohol abuse.

    Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

    Using both legal medications and illegal substances in order to maintain an addiction is substance abuse. If you are taking more of your prescription, or earlier than the prescribed time interval between doses than is directed you may be abusing that medication. If you are obtaining legal medications illegally in or near Tacoma, WA, you may be suffering from substance abuse.

    Illegal substances can become addictive after a single use and lead rapidly to substance abuse. The professionals at Alta Counseling and Testing are here to help.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment at Alta Counseling and Testing

    Opioids are a set of drugs prescribed for pain relief. Health care providers prescribe opioids for relief of severe pain after major surgeries and in conditions like cancer. Oxycodone, fentanyl, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, codeine, and morphine are some of the commonly prescribed opioids. They also include illegal drugs of abuse like heroin. Opioid addiction refers to the compulsive seeking of opioids, even when they are not required medically.

    Opioid addiction treatment involves medication-assisted therapy (MAT) in which medicines, counseling, and behavioral therapies are all employed. Opioid addiction treatment is a comprehensive approach at Alta Counseling and Testing in Tacoma, WA that boosts the treatment success rate and provides sustained recovery.

    Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, Crisis, Drug Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse, Substance Abuse Assessments Testing Evaluation, Trauma and PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) 

    Levels of Care Offered at Alta Counseling and Testing

    This Facility offers a variety of treatment.

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Intensive Outpatient, Intervention, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Tacoma, WA Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    Intensive outpatient programs (IOP) comprise regular visits to the Washington facility that provides the therapy. IOP is suitable for patients who have been treated in residential treatment programs. Alta Counseling and Testing‘s patients gradually get back to their routine life.

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient programs are the standard for addiction treatment. About 9 in 10 U.S. adolescents entering addiction treatment enroll in these programs, so you’re not alone in Washington. Treatment is delivered in different settings – offices, clinics, and primary care clinics.

    Facilities like Alta Counseling and Testing offer a variety of services, such as individual and group counseling and family therapy. During the sessions, you work with a team of experts that include: General physicians, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, and Psychologists. The main goals of outpatient recovery programs are to help addicted individuals reduce drug use and addictive behaviors, eventually becoming entirely sober.

    An intervention is a meeting held by families and friends of the addicted party, managed by Alta Counseling and Testing. It lets the person know that their loved ones are concerned about them. It is intended to make the addicted party agree to get help.

    Interventions are often hosted by a mental health professional in Washington who knows how to communicate with people dealing with addiction. These intervention services can make all the difference when it comes to getting loved ones to agree to treatment.

    Treatment is just a first step in sustaining sobriety. After rehabilitation, counseling for aftercare helps the person adapt to a life without drugs. A sober living facility in Tacoma, job therapy, or educational assistance may be included in this service, managed by Alta Counseling and Testing. This is when a preventive strategy for relapse starts to take shape.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Alta Counseling and Testing.

    Individual Therapy

    Therapy plays a major role in addiction recovery. It encourages patients to get to the root of their addiction and learn how to better handle the issues that led to using. Therapy can be conducted in group and one on one settings. In Alta Counseling and Testing‘s individual therapy, the patient meets with the therapist in a one on one setting. This allows them to focus on the underlying issues of addiction and come up with solutions to prevent future abuse.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    When the whole family is involved, healing can be far more successful. Family counseling involves genetic factors to the family of the addict. This offers the means to cope with addiction and its underlying emotional disorders for loved ones. It is a helpful method for addicts in helping to adjust to sober living.

    Attending group therapy at Alta Counseling and Testing in Tacoma, Washington allows those seeking sobriety to realize they are not alone in their battles. This is when a group of people all in different phases of recovery get together and speak about their battles. They talk about their triggers, their successes, their failures, and the things they can do to get on and stay on a sober path. These sessions also teach life skills, communication, healthy habits, and can include alternative types of therapy.

    REBT stands for rational emotional behavior therapy. This is a type of cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, that combines images with thoughts and behaviors. It allows for deeper education and understanding of what one can do to help themselves with recovery. It is a deep sense of self-help education managed by Alta Counseling and Testing that lets someone recovering work through issues on their own, knowing they have the support of people around them if they need it.

    Entering a 12-step program allows people to accept that they struggle with an addiction on their own terms. It breaks down the process into 12-steps that recovering patients can advance as they feel strong enough to do so. This is common in programs like NA and AA, and gives the patient at Alta Counseling and Testing in Tacoma, Washington the ability to self-help and move forward towards sobriety without feeling rushed.

    Contingency management is a way to help motivate someone to remain substance free. It is a process Alta Counseling and Testing uses which involves rewarding positive choices and good outcomes. As humans we are wired to recreate experiences that lead to positive feelings.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Discharge Planning, Drug Rehab, DUI/DWI Evaluations + Screening + Assessment, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Intensive Outpatient (IOP), Intervention, Matrix Model, Motivational Interviewing, Outpatient Treatment (OP), Substance Use Counseling

    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Alta Counseling and Testing Location and Directions
    Address Information702 Broadway
    Tacoma, Washington 98402 Phone Number(253) 473-7586 Meta DetailsUpdated January 17, 2023
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    Alta Counseling and Testing Location and Directions
    Location

    702 Broadway
    Tacoma, Washington 98402

    Facility Type

    Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    Privately Owned
    Language
    English

    Tacoma, Washington Addiction Information

    Washington's substance use, abuse, and addiction rates have followed the trends of the rest of the over the past years. Methamphetamine abuse is the biggest threat to Washington. Heroin-related overdoses increased by almost 450% from 2006 to 2016. 20% of all annual deaths in Washington are somehow drug and/or alcohol-related. Drugs are widely abused in Washington because they are easily trafficked in and out of the state.

    10.6% of Tacoma residents reported using illicit drugs in the past month. Tacoma, WA, has a higher rate of drug addiction than the rest of the state of Washington. The most common drugs used by people in Tacoma who need treatment are methamphetamine, marijuana, and opioids. Tacoma, WA, has various drug treatment facilities that offer different programs to help those struggling with addiction.

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