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Discovery Behavioral Healthcare

Discovery Behavioral Healthcare in Port Townsend, WA

Discovery Behavioral Healthcare in Port Townsend, WA, offers personalized, evidence-based outpatient mental health and substance use disorder treatments, including 24/7 crisis support, medication-assisted treatment, and comprehensive care for children, adolescents, and adults.

About Discovery Behavioral Healthcare

Discovery Behavioral Healthcare (DBH) in Port Townsend, WA, offers comprehensive mental health and substance use disorder treatment services. DBH emphasizes personalized care and provides recovery-focused resources through outpatient behavioral treatment services and prevention programs, catering to the unique needs of each individual.

DBH delivers a wide range of services for children and adults, including crisis management, diagnostic assessments, evidence-based medication treatments, and specialized care for co-occurring substance use disorders.

  • 24/7 crisis support: DBH provides free crisis and case management services, including a 24/7 crisis line and walk-in availability, ensuring immediate support for mental health and substance use emergencies.
  • Medication-assisted treatment (MAT): DBH offers medically supervised opiate substitution treatment and MAT options, addressing primary or co-occurring substance use disorders with a range of medications, excluding methadone.
  • Comprehensive outpatient care: Treatment for adults encompasses individual and group therapies, adult day support, and case management services, ensuring a holistic approach to adult mental health and substance use disorders.

Discovery Behavioral Healthcare serves children, adolescents, and adults struggling with mental health issues and substance use disorders. Their community-based, evidence-driven approach benefits individuals seeking outpatient care, with a focus on personalized treatment plans and comprehensive support services, including medication management and therapy.

  • 2 Conditions Treated
  • Insurance Accepted
  • 2 Levels of Care
  • Speaks English
  • 11 Therapies & Programs

Conditions and Issues Treated

Dual-Diagnosis

Mental illness includes conditions such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder. It can also happen that mental illness causes drug addiction and vice versa. Discovery Behavioral Healthcare in Washington knows it is vital to diagnose dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorder.

Levels of Care

This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

To assist with alcohol or opioid abuse, or a co-occurring condition, Discovery Behavioral Healthcare offers an outpatient treatment program. For their rehabilitation and other services, the Washington patient will go to the treatment center, yet return home every night. After most of the program is completed, the level of mandatory participation reduces.

Discovery Behavioral Healthcare‘s Therapies & Programs

In addiction recovery at Discovery Behavioral Healthcare, therapy plays a significant role. This helps patients get to the root of their addiction and discover how the problems that contributed to their use can be handled better. Therapy can be performed in a group and one on one settings. The patient interacts with the therapist in a one-on-one atmosphere during individual therapy. This encourages them to reflect on the underlying addiction problems and develop ways to avoid potential future abuse.

Recovering from addiction involves recovering relationships as well. One of the most common areas of stress and damage during addiction is in intimate relationships. Couples therapy at Discovery Behavioral Healthcare can rebuild trust and joy that may have been damaged. Addiction involves everyone in the family, not only the addict.

Family roles can change in damaging ways that may require professional help to rebalance. Successful intimate relationships can decrease the chances for relapse by ensuring a healthy environment after rehab in Port Townsend, WA.

Addiction and alcoholism affect the entire family. For this reason, family therapy is vital to a person’s recovery from addiction. In contrast to couples counseling, family therapy at Discovery Behavioral Healthcare may include siblings, children, parents, and other significant people in the recovering person’s life. Family support is one of the most important pillars of recovery.

In group therapy, the patient undergoes sessions with other patients at Discovery Behavioral Healthcare who are dealing with similar problems. The members of the group interact with each other and talk freely about their issues at scheduled sessions. Group therapy reduces the feeling of loneliness and improves the coping skills of the patients. You are not alone in Port Townsend, Washington.

Many people turn to drugs and alcohol as a way of processing trauma that has affected them in the past. Trauma can include abuse, neglect, the loss of a loved one and other unpleasant incidents. Trauma therapy at Discovery Behavioral Healthcare helps patients process trauma. It gives them the tools to deal with it in a healthier manner.

Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) is a type of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy that focuses on eliminating specific negative thoughts such as suicidal thoughts that can potentially lead to an individual inflicting self-harm. It is useful in the treatment of patients exhibiting uncontrollable emotions, intense mood swings, and borderline personality disorders.

The term “Dialectic” means the integration of opposites. In the substance abuse context, DBT refers to accepting the patient’s addiction and working to change their thoughts and behavior. It improves life skills such as controlling the intense emotions without reacting impulsively, resolving the interpersonal conflicts effectively, and promoting awareness about self and others.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) examines the relationship between a patient’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Discovery Behavioral Healthcare aims to establish a healthy response to thoughts and feelings as an alternative to turning to drugs and alcohol. It also promotes healthy communication between addicts and those around them. It is and effective therapy for people suffering with all types of addictions.

It’s no surprise that diet is a crucial player in one’s well-being. What an individual puts into his or her body becomes the fuel that drives the mental and physical faculties to perform accordingly. Therefore, nutrition therapy, also known as medical nutrition therapy (MNT), guarantees that an individual is providing his or her mind and body with proper nourishment.

The right diet can improve a person’s general outlook, sleep habits, and thought processing skills. MNT also lowers the occurrence of chronic diseases such as adult-onset diabetes. Dieticians at Discovery Behavioral Healthcare in Port Townsend, Washington believe that nutrition therapy is the key to making significant lifestyle changes, especially when it comes to personal care.

Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRTC) used products like skin patches and gum to deliver nicotine into the bloodstream of people trying to quit smoking. This helps break the habits associated with smoking. The very low doses of nicotine managed by Discovery Behavioral Healthcare prevent cravings while helping people make a gradual transition to complete smoking cessation.

Patient Experience

Experiential Therapy at Discovery Behavioral Healthcare

Experential therapy is a unique type of therapy that deals with the subconscious mind. This treatment available at Discovery Behavioral Healthcare in Port Townsend, WA encourages individuals to work out their issues with their inner self through synchronous experiences.

This non-traditional treatment method makes use of the physique and encourages people to take part in various physical and emotional activities, movements, and practices. Some of the most common examples of experiential therapy are equine therapy, music therapy, adventure therapy, and role playing. Through these various methods, an individual is believed to heal from trauma, negative emotions, and hurtful memories faster. Moreover, experiential therapy is known to have enduring results which can be beneficial to sufferers.

Payment Options

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    Location & Contact

    Discovery Behavioral Healthcare Location and Directions
    Address
    884 W Park
    Port Townsend, WA 98368

    Phone Number
    (360) 385-0321

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    Discovery Behavioral Healthcare Location and Directions
    Location

    884 W Park
    Port Townsend, WA 98368
    (360) 385-0321

    Accepting

    Age Adults (20+), Children (0-12), Seniors (65+), Teenagers

    Modality Couples, Family, Group, Individuals

    Listed May 22, 2021

    Updated June 24, 2024

    Port Townsend, Washington Addiction and Treatment

    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.

    Port Townsend has been hit hard by the opioid epidemic. In 2018, there were a total of 585 drug-related crimes reported in Port Townsend. Alcohol was involved in nearly 44% of all overdoses. The average age of first use of marijuana is 14 years old. About 31% of residents start drinking before the age of 15. One of the common free options is 12-step programs like Alcoholics or Narcotics Anonymous.

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