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Northwest Behavioral Modification

  • Yakima, WA
  • Outpatient

Northwest Behavioral Modification is a treatment facility located in Yakima, Washington that is dedicated to helping individuals and their families with addiction, substance abuse, and mental health problems find healing and recovery. They strive to create a discrete and respectful environment for their clients to receive the highest quality of care. At NWBM, professional and highly experienced staff members offer comprehensive therapy and interventions to address the needs of their clients.

NWBM provides a broad range of services, including individual therapy, group therapy, family sessions, relapse prevention, holistic treatments, and experiential methods. This comprehensive approach helps individuals develop and practice the necessary coping skills needed to overcome addiction. Their team works hard to tailor treatment plans to focus on the specific needs of each client. This collaborative approach helps individuals build the needed resilience and motivation to remain sober.

NWBM is accredited by the Washington State Department of Health and the Joint Commission, and they also hold a Master Level certification from the Washington State Division of Behavioral Health and Health Services. They are also proud to have been honored with awards for Addiction Services in 2018, 2019 and 2020. Furthermore, their facility is ADA compliant and designed to provide a safe and therapeutic environment for individuals to heal from addiction-related issues.

  • 3 Conditions Treated
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Insurance Accepted
  • 4 Levels of Care
  • Speaks English
  • 7 Therapies & Programs

Conditions and Issues Treated

Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment at Northwest Behavioral Modification

Opioid Addiction Treatment supports people recovering from addiction to prescription drugs as well as illegal opioids. This is a hospital-based or residential treatment. Depending upon one’s age, detox without the appropriate medication may be unpleasant or even dangerous–some get body aches, fever, chills, while others may even have seizures.

Opioid treatment involves medically assisted detox, physical and mental support. Most rehabilitations use an array of treatments to ensure overall wellbeing, such as Medication-assisted therapy (MAT) in which one gets behavioral therapy, medicines, and counseling. A client-centered approach can reduce one’s chances of relapse. Therapists at work with the client to figure out environmental and behavioral triggers, giving them the power to change the patterns.


When someone in Washington struggles with both addiction and mental or emotional illness, this is considered a dual diagnosis. Dual diagnosis treatment can include emotional trauma, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression. Getting treatment for these issues must occur at the same time to treat either of them effectively.

Levels of Care

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

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.

Outpatient rehabilitation is a treatment that exists if a patient is not checking into Northwest Behavioral Modification 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 Northwest Behavioral Modification in recovering from addiction.

Therapies & Programs

Recovery can be more effective if the entire family’s involved. Family therapy hosted by Northwest Behavioral Modification brings in the addict’s family to explore genetic factors. It gives loved ones the tools for dealing with addiction and its underlying mental issues. It is a recommended step in helping addicts adapt to sober living.

Group therapy is an important tool in recovery. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. Accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach. With Northwest Behavioral Modification in Yakima, Washington, there’s no reason to go through recovery alone.

Trauma is one of the most common causes of psychological disorders. It’s often found in people with addiction diagnoses. Trauma therapy addresses this by examining the emotions and thoughts people have formed due to past traumas. Traumas are complex but trauma therapy can reduce their ability to contribute to addictive behaviors.

Payment Options

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

    Northwest Behavioral Modification Location and Directions
    917 E Pitcher St
    Yakima, WA 98901

    Phone Number
    (509) 457-8554

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    Northwest Behavioral Modification Location and Directions


    • 917 E Pitcher St
      Yakima, WA 98901
    • (509) 457-8554


    • Gender
      Female, Male
    • Age
      Adults (20+), Children (0-12), Teenagers
    • Modality
      Family, Group, Individuals
  • Veterans
  • Listed July 24, 2021

    Updated June 24, 2024

    Yakima, Washington Addiction and Treatment

    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.

    Yakima, a vibrant city in central Washington, offers residents a variety of outdoor activities and a thriving arts and entertainment scene. The city's serene environment and welcoming community make it an ideal location for those seeking a peaceful setting during drug rehab treatment. However, opioid-related deaths in Yakima County increased by 50% from 2020 to 2021, with fentanyl involved in over 60% of those deaths, and methamphetamine abuse cases rose by 25% from 2020 to 2024.

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