MDC Substance Abuse Services
Drug Rehab Center in Tacoma, Washington
About This Washington Facility
Learn more about MDC Substance Abuse Services from this summarized breakdown.
MDC Substance Abuse Services is a and Drug/Alcohol Treatment Center located in Tacoma, Washington, offering professional substance abuse and mental health services to people in need.
Treatment here is generally (at least partially) covered by most insurances, their information claims. Have our experts find out if your insurance covers treatment here. Also, patients may self-pay.
Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
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.
Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment
Recovering from any type of substance abuse is a long process, but it is one of the most worthwhile and life changing events any addicted person will ever go through. This is a combination of detoxing the body, rehabilitation, and recovery. There is also therapy, aftercare, and support during the entire process.
While substance abuse can take over a person’s life, it is something that can also be overcame by professionals at MDC Substance Abuse Services in Tacoma, WA
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment at MDC Substance Abuse Services
With so many people struggling with opioid addiction, opioid addiction treatment is more critical than ever before. Patients often take opioids when they face a painful injury. When someone begins taking opioids such as Vicodin or oxycodone differently than how the medications were prescribed, this points to opioid addiction.
Stopping these types of medications abruptly is not safe. That is where opioid addiction treatment at MDC Substance Abuse Services in Tacoma, WA comes in. Most opioid addiction treatment facilities start with detox and move to rehabilitation services while providing medical support during the process.
Getting over an opioid addiction takes time and determination, but with the right support and resources, those struggling with opioid addiction can recover and move forward with their lives.
An underlying cause often brings about addiction. Mental disorders can lie at the center, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or anxiety disorder. As well as the cause of the addiction, a dual diagnosis by MDC Substance Abuse Services helps to treat the addiction. This ensures that after treatment is complete, the patient will not fall back on old practices.
Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, Behavioral Issues, Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Medication Management, Mental Health, Opioid Addiction, Peer Support, Substance Abuse, Substance Abuse Assessments Testing Evaluation
Levels of Care Offered at MDC Substance Abuse Services
This Facility offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Detox is a drug rehab process that begins before the actual drug rehab treatment. It is used to remove any residual toxins left in your body (and brain) after using drugs, and it is used with the intent to help you or your loved one complete drug rehab.
If you are addicted to opiates like heroin, methadone, or prescription painkillers, you will detox with medication. This is because the withdrawal symptoms are often more intense and uncomfortable for an opiate addict than for someone who has abused or is dependent on other drugs, like cocaine.
Inpatient Rehab in Tacoma, WA
Inpatient rehab programs like what’s offered at MDC Substance Abuse Services in Tacoma, WA are ideal for covering all the bases that surround one’s addiction. It’s considered the most comprehensive approach to care for people afflicted with addiction. Patients live in a facility where they have access to therapy and medical care 24/7.
Tacoma, WA Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
An intensive outpatient program is a good option for someone in Washington with a milder or less severe addiction. An IOP may involve daily meetings at a treatment facility, along with personal counseling and peer meetings. Some IOP programs offer half-day treatment, while others offer full-day programs. MDC Substance Abuse Services‘s IOP is customized per individual.
Outpatient treatment is treatment that occurs when a patient is not checked into a rehab facility. The patient may show up for therapy sessions, go through detox and engage in other therapies to help them recover. However, they will do so while they live at home in Washington.
Outpatient therapy provided by MDC Substance Abuse Services is usually recommended as a follow up to inpatient therapy. It helps patients adapt to their normal lives after treatment. In some cases, it can also be an alternative to inpatient treatment. People may choose this route if they are unable to leave their jobs, children or if they don’t have the money for inpatient treatment. However, inpatient treatment is the best way to recover from addiction.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at MDC Substance Abuse Services.
Individual professional counseling or individual therapy refers to the one-on-one interaction between a patient and his or her counselor. Individual therapy allows for more privacy, one that group interactions can’t provide. Therefore, it becomes easier for a person to unload and become more open to his or her counselor.
Another benefit of individual therapy at MDC Substance Abuse Services in Tacoma, WA is that all sessions aim to speed up a single person’s progress. It makes it easier for the counselor and the patient to deal with the central issues, which are likely the culprits of substance addiction.
Once the roots of the problems are addressed, it becomes less challenging for a recovering patient to maintain sobriety and brush off temptations.
Family Counseling + Therapy
Families are not always as supportive as they could be, but by opting for family therapy, many recovering addicts are able to understand their addiction and get the support they need to get sober. These therapy sessions at MDC Substance Abuse Services in Tacoma, WA involve all members of the family who play a role in the recovering person’s daily life. They work together to overcome past issues, avoid triggers, and remain strong and supportive of each other.
In group therapy, the patient undergoes sessions with other patients dealing with similar problems under the guidance of a trained counselor. The members of the group interact with each other and talk freely about their issues. The recovery of members of the group from the problems that they face gives the patients confidence that they can also overcome their addiction.
Group therapy at MDC Substance Abuse Services reduces the feeling of loneliness and improves the coping skills of the patients. Group therapy provides patients with continuous feedback from other members. The group dynamics ensure that members start having some structure and routine in their lives.
Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) is a type of cognitive therapy. It is based on the principle that irrational thoughts are responsible for the emotional and behavioral changes in addiction. The therapy starts with identifying the underlying irrational thoughts. These thoughts are then challenged and opposed logically and then replaced with positive thoughts.
The 12 step program is the treatment method used by Alcoholics Anonymous, but it can apply to any type of addiction. It outlines the 12 steps addicts should take on the path to recovery. Steps include admitting you have a problem and making the decision to turn your life around. A belief in a higher power and making amends to others are also part of the program.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Court Approved Services, Detox, Discharge Planning, DUI/DWI Evaluations + Screening + Assessment, Employment Counseling / Training, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Individualized Treatment, Inpatient Treatment, Intensive Outpatient (IOP), Intervention, Matrix Model, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy
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721 S Fawcett Ave
Tacoma, Washington 98402
Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
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Tacoma, 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.
10.6% of Tacoma residents reported using illicit drugs in the past month. Tacoma, WA, has a higher rate of drug addiction than the rest of the state of Washington. The most common drugs used by people in Tacoma who need treatment are methamphetamine, marijuana, and opioids. Tacoma, WA, has various drug treatment facilities that offer different programs to help those struggling with addiction.
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