4250 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103
Basic information about this treatment center.
A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.
Alcoholism, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse + Addiction
Substance abuse refers to the intensive and inappropriate use of psychoactive substances. Psychoactive substances are those that affect brain function. These include illegal drugs, alcohol, and even the excessive use of prescription drugs. The overuse of psychoactive substances leads to severe physical or psychological dependence. It also affects the social life and relationships of the affected individual. Substance abuse is treatable.
The duration of treatment at Island Assessment and Counseling in Seattle can be weeks or even months depending on the severity of the condition as there is a risk of relapse. Treatment options include medications, counseling sessions, various types of behavioral therapy, and group therapy in different combinations.
One of the most prevalent forms of addiction is alcoholism. The standard treatment approach is abstinence to promote non-addictive habits, patients detox, and attend counseling sessions at Island Assessment and Counseling. This aims to enhance the wellbeing and mental attitude of the patient.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction
Addiction to prescription opioid painkillers like oxycodone and hydrocodone, and illicit opioids such as heroin, leads to potentially life-threatening withdrawal symptoms when discontinued. Opioid addiction treatment typically involves an inpatient stay at facilities like Island Assessment and Counseling to make sure they get through withdrawal safely. Treatment also includes comprehensive mental health counseling.
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, 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.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
Daily trips to the hospital that provides the treatment include intensive outpatient services (IOP). IOP in Washington is appropriate for patients in residential recovery facilities that have been diagnosed with addiction. Patients return to their everyday lives gradually, increasing the likeliness of success in 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 Seattle, job therapy, or educational assistance may be included in this service, managed by Island Assessment and Counseling. This is when a preventive strategy for relapse starts to take shape.
To assist with alcohol or opioid abuse, or a co-occurring condition, Island Assessment and Counseling 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.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual.
Aftercare/continuing care, Anger management, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Family counseling, Family Therapy, Group counseling, Group Therapy, Individual counseling, Individual Therapy, Life Skills, Matrix Model, Motivational interviewing, Rational Behavior Therapy, Rational emotive behavioral therapy, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) examines the relationship between a patient’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Island Assessment and Counseling 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.
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
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.
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Address Information4250 Aurora Ave N
Seattle, Washington 98103