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Lummi Counseling Services

Lummi Counseling Services

Drug Rehab Center in Bellingham, Washington

  • Substance Abuse
  • Opioid Addiction
  • Drug Addiction

Lummi Counseling Services is an accredited addiction treatment facility in Bellingham, WA which provides a range of evidence-based therapies, individual counseling, group therapy, family therapy, relapse prevention, access to community resources, and more to individuals and their loved ones struggling with substance abuse, opioid addiction, and drug addiction.

About This Bellingham, WA Facility

Lummi Counseling Services is an accredited drug treatment facility located in Bellingham, Washington. They specialize in providing support and treatment for individuals suffering from opioid addiction, substance abuse, and drug addiction. Lummi Counseling Services is proud to be accredited by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), which ensures that their programs meet the highest standards of quality and effectiveness. With their diverse range of services and experienced staff, Lummi Counseling Services is committed to offering comprehensive care to help individuals overcome addiction and achieve long-term recovery.

Lummi Counseling Services offers a variety of evidence-based treatment options for individuals struggling with addiction and substance abuse. Their services include detoxification, which provides a safe and supervised environment for individuals to withdraw from drugs or alcohol. They also provide intensive outpatient programs, allowing individuals to receive structured counseling and therapy while still maintaining their daily routines. Additionally, Lummi Counseling Services offers outpatient programs for those who require less intensive treatment. Aftercare support is also available, ensuring that clients have ongoing support and resources to maintain their sobriety and prevent relapse. With their range of services, Lummi Counseling Services strives to provide personalized and effective treatment for individuals seeking to overcome addiction and build a healthier future.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • SAMHSA Listed
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Accreditations

    SAMHSA

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    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. Lummi Counseling Services patients detox and follow up with therapies that target the underlying cause of the 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. Lummi Counseling Services 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, Detox, Drug Rehab, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Detox treatment begins when the patient leaves their surroundings of family and friends, which is usually when they are most vulnerable. Being in a safe environment surrounded by medical professionals provides them with the safety net many of them need to get over their addiction. With kind and caring staff members, patients can feel relaxed, and they will need to start by admitting that they have a problem in order to get better.

    If a person goes through detox treatment, they will understand their addiction better, and they won’t want to relapse and lose all the benefits of sobriety. They can see the effects of using drugs and how it makes them feel, which will make them want to quit their addiction.

    Drug detox is vital to the recovery process, and it ensures that a patient will be in a safe environment during their withdrawal.

    Intensive outpatient programs mostly conduct meetings on weekdays. Group therapy is the main element in most intensive outpatient programs. Most IOPs last for about 90 days and include drug use monitoring and testing. A Washington IOP, like what’s offerd at Lummi Counseling Services, take much more time than a standard outpatient program. Some programs offer other services as well, such as employment assistance and medication management.

    Outpatient rehabilitation is a treatment that exists if a patient is not checking into Lummi Counseling Services 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 Lummi Counseling Services in recovering from addiction.

    Aftercare Support at Lummi Counseling Services, 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 Washington workforce.

    Lummi Counseling Services‘s Therapies & Programs

    Substance abuse does a number on an individual’s relationship with other people, particularly in marriage. Spousal relationships bear the brunt of alcohol and drug dependence. Therefore, it becomes critical to submit the relationship to couples therapy to prevent straining it further. Most programs only zero in on the individual with substance addiction without factoring in the importance of the other half’s emotional support.

    However, some facilities, like Lummi Counseling Services in Bellingham, Washington, offer couples therapy options to manage intimate partnerships amid the recovery process. Other couples-focused treatment plans can provide the patient and their partner tools to get things back to normal, support each other, and the patient’s sobriety.
    Addiction is a family disease. Family therapy aims to heal and rebalance unhealthy roles and habits. Healing any family trauma and dysfunctional communications is important, and Lummi Counseling Services understands this. Family sessions are meant to bring Washington families closer together and live sober, healthy, lives.

    Group Therapy is a type of counseling that occurs between a bunch of strangers. These groups are suitable for patients who are not confined in a treatment facility, but group sessions are also common in inpatient rehab programs. Group therapy is led by a trained individual at Lummi Counseling Services in Bellingham, WA and consists of members from different stages of recovery.

    The goal of group therapy sessions is to foster hope and a sense of belonging, share information, and learn coping mechanisms. It also helps to have people who can relate to what you’re going through. Good behaviors can also be contagious, and participants can learn from one another.

    Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an approach and method in psychotherapy. Lummi Counseling Services 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

    Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT) is a method of specific counseling that replaces negative and self-limiting thoughts with positive and productive behaviors. Self-defeating thoughts and habits can limit your possible successes. Some examples of this are procrastination, unhealthy eating and angry outbursts. You may not be aware that some unhealthy behaviors and thoughts are sabotaging your potential accomplishments.

    The 12-step program is a part of substance abuse treatment offered at Lummi Counseling Services. It was initially developed by the founders of Alcoholics anonymous. The program provides the benefit of cognitive restructuring. It refers to the process of change in the negative thoughts that leads to long-term benefits.

    Some people refer to contingency management, or CM, as motivational incentives. This type of therapy is a reconditioning of the mind and responses of the body. The point of CM is to help the body understand the proper responses to behaviors should be, as well as the effects that come with both problematic and desired behaviors. The more positive choices a person makes, the more incentives they will receive, all managed with sobriety goals by Lummi Counseling Services in Bellingham, WA.

    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.
    Lummi Counseling Services Location and Directions
    Address Information2616 Kwina Road
    Bellingham, Washington 98226 Phone Number360-312-2420 x2439 Meta DetailsUpdated November 25, 2023
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    Lummi Counseling Services Location and Directions
    Location

    2616 Kwina Road
    Bellingham, WA 98226
    360-312-2420 x2439

    Accreditations
    Ownership
    Tribal Government Funded
    Language
    English
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    Bellingham, 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.

    About 6.5% of Bellingham, Washington, residents aged 12 and over reported using illicit drugs. The rates of underage drinking are also high in Bellingham. 27% of all car accident fatalities in Bellingham involved alcohol. The city is home to several different industries that can be stressful, which may lead some residents to turn to drugs as a way to cope with the stress.

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