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Metropolitan Development Council

Metropolitan Development Council

Drug Rehab Center in Tacoma, Washington

  • Substance Abuse
  • Opioid Addiction
  • Drug Addiction

Metropolitan Development Council is a social service agency in Tacoma, Washington that offers behavioral health services including mental health counseling, substance abuse disorder treatment, and support for homeless individuals.

About This Tacoma, WA Facility

Metropolitan Development Council (MDC) is a multi-service social service agency located in Tacoma, Washington. For over 40 years, they have been dedicated to providing comprehensive plans of treatment to individuals and families in need. MDC offers an array of behavioral health services designed to support those in need, such as mental health counseling, substance abuse disorder treatment, psychiatric services, and support for homeless individuals.

At MDC, individuals struggling with substance abuse or addiction can find a variety of treatment services. MDC employs caring counselors and licensed professionals who provide directly-observed medication services and individual counseling. This enables clients to work together with their clinicians and develop a plan of action for recovery. Additionally, MDC also offers group therapy, designed to provide support and accountability in a therapeutic setting.

MDC is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and is licensed by the Washington State Department of Health. Additionally, MDC is the recipient of the 2014 Harborview Medical Center Prevention and Early Intervention Excellence Award for their work in providing recovery services to people in Pierce County.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

    Using both legal medications and illegal substances in order to maintain an addiction is substance abuse. Illegal substances can become addictive after a single use. If you are obtaining legal medications illegally, you may be suffering from substance abuse.

    Fortunately facilities like Metropolitan Development Council in Tacoma, WA are here to help.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid addiction treatment facilities in Washington, like Metropolitan Development Council cover both illegal and prescription opioids abuse. Most plans include detoxification and subsequent medications to ease the process. Behavioral therapies and counseling are also necessary to resolve the root cause of addiction.

    Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse 

    Levels of Care Offered

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, Partial-Hospitalization, 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. Metropolitan Development Council‘s patients gradually get back to their routine life.

    Outpatient Program

    An outpatient treatment program is set up to help with alcohol or drug addiction, or a co-occurring disorder. The patient must attend the Washington facility for their therapy and other programs but are able to return home each night. The frequency of mandatory attendance decreases after much of Metropolitan Development Council‘s program is complete.

    Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

    A partial hospitalization program is set up to cover those struggling with acute symptoms of addiction. This means that the individual is cared for in a hospital-like environment in Tacoma, WA during the struggle of those symptoms, but allowed to go home at night. Most PHPs require approximately six-hours of therapy, at least three days per week.

    Treatment is just the first step to maintaining sobriety. After treatment, aftercare support at Metropolitan Development Council helps the individual adjust to a life without substances. This support may involve a sober living home in or near Tacoma, WA, career counseling, or educational assistance. This is when a relapse prevention plan begins to take shape.

    Metropolitan Development Council‘s Therapies & Programs

    Family Counseling + Treatment

    Results have proven the positive impact of family therapy on a recovering patient’s journey to sobriety. Patients at Metropolitan Development Council in Tacoma, Washington who receive generous support from their loved ones have better chances of completing their recovery process and maintaining their sobriety.

    When family members are more proactive and involved in the treatment procedure, it encourages the patient to advance his or her progress. Moreover, it shouldn’t be ignored that genetics play a role when it comes to addiction, so it’s better to approach the problem as a unit. Also, with proper education, family members can help an individual avoid addiction triggers and guide him or her in making lifestyle changes necessary for his or her sobriety.

    Group therapy may occur on an inpatient or outpatient basis and involves groups of clients who have no pre-existing relationships outside the group. Group therapy differs from support groups in two primary ways: group therapy is a kind of psychotherapy and is moderated by a professional therapist at Metropolitan Development Council in Washington.

    It has been said that unhealed trauma is the root of most addictions. Trauma therapy is a way of addressing trauma while in a safe situation in order to heal. Healing past traumas and introducing coping strategies are strong foundations for sustained recovery from addiction. This may involve individual or group counseling or both, in a Tacoma, WA facility. Other forms of therapy have been proven to assist in healing past traumas.

    Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT) allows the opportunity for quick results for addicts. Metropolitan Development Council provides patients in Tacoma, Washington the resources to use a ‘rational self-counseling’ technique to cope with their emotions. It seeks to help them move forward without having to deal with ongoing treatment throughout their lives.

    The 12-step program is a part of substance abuse treatment. In this program, peers help each other to achieve the goal of abstinence. It was initially developed by the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous. Due to its huge success, the 12-step program is included as a part of other substance abuse treatments.

    The 12 steps guide at an individual level. It begins with the individuals accepting that they are addicts, and they understand its consequences. It is followed by focusing on the recovery process and making amends for hurting others. The program provides the benefit of cognitive restructuring, which refers to the process of change in the negative thoughts that leads to long-term benefits.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Discharge Planning, Drug Rehab, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Intensive Outpatient (IOP), Intervention, Matrix Model, Outpatient Treatment (OP), Partial-Hospitalization (PHP), Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy

    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
  • Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Metropolitan Development Council Location and Directions
    Address Information721 South Fawcett Avenue Suite 201
    Tacoma, Washington 98402 Phone Number253-284-9005 x7005 Meta DetailsUpdated November 25, 2023
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    Metropolitan Development Council Location and Directions
    Location

    721 South Fawcett Avenue Suite 201 Ste 201
    Tacoma, WA 98402
    253-284-9005 x7005

    Ownership
    Non-Profit
    Language
    English
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    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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