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Pathways Mental Health Services

Pathways Mental Health Services

  • Lacey, WA
  • Accredited
  • Outpatient

Pathways Mental Health Services, situated in Lacey, Washington, is a private rehab facility that specializes in treating substance abuse and mental health disorders. With a history of providing comprehensive behavioral health solutions, Pathways Mental Health Services aims to help individuals achieve lasting recovery and lead healthier lives.

• Multidisciplinary team of professionals offering personalized treatment plans
• Evidence-based therapies including individual counseling, family therapy, and group therapy
• Relapse prevention groups, addiction education classes, and engaging recreational activities
• Support and guidance for family members affected by their loved one's addiction

Accredited by The Joint Commission and licensed by the Washington State Department of Health, Pathways Mental Health Services is dedicated to delivering high-quality care. Their outpatient clinic provides a wide array of services, such as stress management training and medication management, tailored to each client's unique needs.

Pathways Mental Health Services treats a variety of substance abuse and addiction issues, as well as co-occurring mental health disorders. They offer specialty services, including psychiatry, biofeedback, and various types of assessment and testing, to ensure a well-rounded approach to recovery.

As an outpatient facility, Pathways Mental Health Services provides flexible treatment options while allowing clients to maintain their daily responsibilities. Their commitment to client success extends beyond treatment, with ongoing support through their alumni services program.

  • 1+ Accreditations
  • SAMHSA Listed
  • 6 Conditions Treated
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Insurance Accepted
  • 5 Levels of Care
  • Speaks English
  • 21 Therapies & Programs



Conditions and Issues Treated

Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

Using both legal medications and illegal substances in order to maintain an addiction is substance abuse. Illegal substances can become addictive after a single use. If you are obtaining legal medications illegally, you may be suffering from substance abuse.

Fortunately facilities like Pathways Mental Health Services in Lacey, WA are here to help.

Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

Opioid addiction treatment facilities in Washington, like Pathways Mental Health Services cover both illegal and prescription opioids abuse. Most plans include detoxification and subsequent medications to ease the process. Behavioral therapies and counseling are also necessary to resolve the root cause of addiction.


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 Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

An intensive outpatient treatment program is set up for those struggling with an addiction to begin the recovery process. Patients come to Lacey, WA to Pathways Mental Health Services for therapy, support, programs, and medical supervision. Intensive outpatient treatment is often very tightly scheduled and heavily structured.

An Outpatient Rehab Program is a part-time drug rehab program for treating individuals in Washington with mild addiction or mild-to-moderate drug withdrawal symptoms. It generally requires about 10 to 12 hours every week. Doctors can administer on-the-spot medication to ease withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, increased heart rate, and even depression. Groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) can be used as a part of outpatient treatment to help maintain sobriety.

Treatment for substance abuse does not cease after an individual successfully completes a detox or rehabilitation program. A vital follow-up treatment service is aftercare support provided to individuals at Pathways Mental Health Services in Washington after they attain initial sobriety.

Aftercare support often takes the following forms: 12-Step Programs, Outpatient Treatment Programs, and Support Groups. The most effective aftercare programs are tailored to meet an individual’s specific needs and circumstances.

Pathways Mental Health Services‘s Therapies & Programs

Treatment programs include individual therapy for the greatest chances of success. Customized individual therapy is counseling involving you and your Pathways Mental Health Services counselor. Individual therapy leads to greater peace and understanding about your triggers for addiction.

Spousal relationships bear the brunt of alcohol and drug dependence. It becomes critical to submit the relationship to couples therapy to prevent straining it further. Some facilities like Pathways Mental Health Services in Lacey, WA 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.

Results have proven the positive impact of family therapy on a recovering patient’s journey to sobriety. Patients at Pathways Mental Health Services in Lacey, Washington who receive generous support from their loved ones have better chances of completing their recovery process and maintaining their sobriety.

When family members are more proactive and involved in the treatment procedure, it encourages the patient to advance his or her progress. Moreover, it shouldn’t be ignored that genetics play a role when it comes to addiction, so it’s better to approach the problem as a unit. Also, with proper education, family members can help an individual avoid addiction triggers and guide him or her in making lifestyle changes necessary for his or her sobriety.

Group therapy may occur on an inpatient or outpatient basis and involves groups of clients who have no pre-existing relationships outside the group. Group therapy differs from support groups in two primary ways: group therapy is a kind of psychotherapy and is moderated by a professional therapist at Pathways Mental Health Services in Washington.

It has been said that unhealed trauma is the root of most addictions. Trauma therapy is a way of addressing trauma while in a safe situation in order to heal. Healing past traumas and introducing coping strategies are strong foundations for sustained recovery from addiction. This may involve individual or group counseling or both, in a Lacey, WA facility. Other forms of therapy have been proven to assist in healing past traumas.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) helps those who attend Pathways Mental Health Services understand how their feelings, beliefs, and thoughts affect their behaviors. DBT is particularly useful for people with self-harming behaviors, as well as those with substance abuse disorders. DBT teaches people how to tolerate distress, regulate their emotions, and how to become mindful.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapy that focuses on the underlying thoughts and behaviors that caused the problem of addiction in the first place and may cause a relapse. Negative feelings are common in substance abuse disorders, and if not recognized, they can cause co-occurring disorders.

CBT involves strategies that help to change the thinking and behavioral pattern by cognitive restructuring. In simple terms, it helps to remove negative thoughts and provides long-term benefits. Also, CBT promotes self-awareness, self-control, and healthy ways to respond to negative thoughts. It can be administered as a mono-therapy as well as a part of combination therapy.

Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT) allows the opportunity for quick results for addicts. Pathways Mental Health Services provides patients in Lacey, Washington the resources to use a ‘rational self-counseling’ technique to cope with their emotions. It seeks to help them move forward without having to deal with ongoing treatment throughout their lives.

In the midst of an addiction certain healthy habits and behaviors can be forgotten or discarded altogether. While in treatment you will learn life skills that will help you successfully maintain sobriety and rebuild your life in Lacey, WA. Some examples of this are time management, social skills, nutrition, hygiene, stress management and taking care of yourself.

Contingency Management is a type of behavioral therapy rooted and based on the concept of operant conditioning. This type of treatment offered by Pathways Mental Health Services in Lacey, Washington intends to give positive compensations in response to a patient’s behavior. It can be inferred that this treatment has been effective in curing and lessening a scale of profound issues.

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

    Pathways Mental Health Services Location and Directions
    4804 Lacey Blvd SE
    Lacey, WA 98503

    Phone Number
    (360) 799-5782

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    • Gender
      Female, Male
    • Age
      Adults (20+), Children (0-12), Seniors (65+), Teenagers
    • Modality
      Couples, Family, Group, Individuals
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Veterans
  • Ownership
    Privately Owned

    Listed May 26, 2020

    Updated June 24, 2024

    Lacey, 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.

    Lacey is located in an area of Washington that is hard hit by the opioid epidemic. The number of overdose deaths has been increasing in by an average of 4% every year since 2004. In 2017, nearly 10% of residents reported using illicit drugs. 14% of Lacey residents who reported abusing alcohol are considered binge drinkers. Various treatment options in Lacey, WA, include inpatient and outpatient programs, 12-step programs and support groups.

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