401 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122
Basic information about this treatment center.
A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.
Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse + Addiction
The inappropriate use of any drug in Seattle, WA is substance abuse. This involves alcohol, medications, and illicit drugs. With a combination of physical and psychiatric therapies, drug addiction is successfully treated at Harborview Medical Center - Addictions. After Detox is complete, individuals follow-up with treatments treating the root cause of the addiction.
Alcoholism treatment refers to the management of the severe form of alcohol use disorder. Alcoholism refers to the continuous and compulsive intake of alcohol by an individual despite being aware of its harmful effects. Alcoholism causes emotional disturbances and even withdrawal symptoms when the individual stops its consumption. Some of the warning signs that necessitate Alcoholism treatment include binge drinking and violent behaviors.
Alcoholism treatment can be in a residential program or an outpatient program depending on the severity. Treatment at Harborview Medical Center - Addictions in Seattle, WA usually involves a combination of options like detox, medications, group therapy, and behavioral therapy. Group therapy organized by support groups like Alcoholics anonymous provides mutual support and advice of peers that helps in making the treatment successful.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction
Opioid addiction is known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction. Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use. It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox, Harborview Medical Center - Addictions in Seattle, WA offers treatment for opioids.
Levels of Care Offered
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
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.
Drug & Alcohol Detoxification
Drug and alcohol addiction often takes a heavy toll on one’s body. Over time, a physical dependence can develop, meaning the body physiologically needs the substance to function. Detox is the process of removing drugs and/or alcohol from the body, a process that can be lethal if mismanaged. Medical detox is done by licensed medical professionals who monitor vital signs and keep you safe, healthy, and as comfortable as possible as you go through detox and withdrawal.
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. Harborview Medical Center - Addictions‘s patients gradually get back to their routine life.
Treatment is just the first step to maintaining sobriety. After treatment, aftercare support at Harborview Medical Center - Addictions helps the individual adjust to a life without substances. This support may involve a sober living home in or near Seattle, WA, career counseling, or educational assistance. This is when a relapse prevention plan begins to take shape.
A dual diagnosis is when someone deals with both alcohol and mental or emotional disorder. Emotional trauma, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression can be part of dual diagnosis therapy. It must happen simultaneously to get care for these conditions to handle any of them effectively.
In outpatient programs at Harborview Medical Center - Addictions, the Seattle resident can live with their family while continuing with their job or studies. Treatment includes educating the patient on drug abuse, medications, and counseling sessions at the individual or group level.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual.
12-step facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger management, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Dialectical behavior therapy, Employment counseling or training, Family counseling, Group counseling, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Individual counseling, Marital/couples counseling, Motivational interviewing, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma-related counseling, Vocational training or educational support (for example, high school coursework, GED preparation, etc.)??
12-Step Program Facilitation
A 12-Step Program is a common method that is used to treat addiction. This format is used for both drug and alcohol treatment. It is extremely popular and successful for large numbers of people and the staff at Harborview Medical Center - Addictions are trained to assist in 12-step management.\
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, focuses on the connection between how someone feels, acts, and thinks. It shows someone how to accept responsibility for their behaviors and actions, while also strengthening a person’s awareness of the circumstances they put themselves into. It can give people attending Harborview Medical Center - Addictions in Seattle, WA the strength to realize they were self-destructing, allowing them to finally reach out and get the help they need.
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy is a form of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. It is designed for those who are prone to self-harm and suicidal behaviors. Harborview Medical Center - Addictions aims to help patients understand the relationship between their thoughts, feeling and behaviors and it gives them the tools to make a change. It is effective for those whose addictions and behaviors stem from extreme mental health issues.
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Address Information401 Broadway
Seattle, Washington 98122