Lake Whatcom Residential and Treatment Ctr Bellingham, WA

609 Northshore Drive, Bellingham, Washington 98226

Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.
Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Indiviuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Languages

    English

    Religion / Spirituality


    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

    Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse


    Substance Abuse + Addiction

    Substance abuse is the excessive use of any type of drug. This includes alcohol, medications and illegal drugs. Substance abuse is treated with a combination of physical and mental treatments. Lake Whatcom Residential and Treatment Ctr patients detox and follow up with therapies that target the underlying cause of the addiction.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction

    Opioid addiction is one of Washington‘s most prominent forms of addiction. Drugs, including heroin, oxycontin, and fentanyl, are the most common. To relieve pain, or ease other ailments, they are professionally prescribed, but they are often abused because they and the feelings they give are addictive.

    Addiction is treated by detoxifying the body, so the medications’ chemicals are no longer impacting the individual. Lake Whatcom Residential and Treatment Ctr offers therapies to correct behavior and target the root of the problem are supplemented during and throughout treatment.


    Levels of Care Offered

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

    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.

    Aftercare Support

    Aftercare Support at Lake Whatcom Residential and Treatment Ctr, in short, is the support provided to a patient after they have finished treatment. It allows them to adjust to everyday life. It may entail setting them up and enrolling them in services such as Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) inside a halfway house. Career coaching may also be offered to patients to help them get back into the workforce.

    Inpatient Care

    An inpatient is a person who stays in a hospital or rehab center during treatment. For alcohol- and drug-dependent individuals, inpatient rehabs provide individualized around-the-clock services. Inpatient treatment programs address a person’s unique physical, medical, and psychological needs. A team of experts assess the severity of the addiction and design a highly tailored program. typically, the length of stay in an inpatient facility in Bellingham, WA is 30 days. Those with severe addiction may need to stay at the facility for 60 to 90 days.

    Outpatient

    Outpatient rehabilitation is a treatment that exists if a patient is not checking into Lake Whatcom Residential and Treatment Ctr long term. In addition to helping them recover, the patient attends regular therapy sessions and detox and participates in other therapies. However, this is all primarily done from home. As a follow-up to inpatient treatment, outpatient treatment is usually recommended.

    After rehabilitation, it helps people return to their everyday lives. It may also be an alternative to inpatient care in some situations. If they cannot leave their jobs, children, or don’t have the money for inpatient care, people can choose this method. Inpatient therapy, however, is the best method and most suggested level of treatment offered by Lake Whatcom Residential and Treatment Ctr in recovering from addiction.


    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual.

    Aftercare/continuing care, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Discharge Planning, Employment counseling or training, Group counseling, Individual counseling, Motivational interviewing, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an approach and method in psychotherapy. Lake Whatcom Residential and Treatment Ctr asks people to investigate how their thoughts, including habitual, negative, and inaccurate ways of thinking affect behaviors. CBT is based on the idea that rigid, inflexible ways of thinking cause people to have a limited ability to cope with stress



    Patient Experience

    Learn what to expect in regards to setting, amenities, and more.

    Payment Options Accepted

  • Health Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale

  • Additional Details

    Last Updated October 28, 2020

    Address Information
    609 Northshore Drive
    Bellingham, Washington 98226
    Phone Number
    360-676-6000 x423
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