Pierce County Alliance
Drug Rehab Center in Tacoma, Washington
- Substance Abuse
- Opioid Addiction
- Dual Diagnosis
- Drug Addiction
Pierce County Alliance is a CARF-accredited addiction treatment facility in Tacoma, WA that offers treatment of alcoholism, opioid addiction, and dual diagnosis, as well as a range of services and levels of care including aftercare, drug rehab, intensive outpatient, residential, and sober-living, and accepts private health insurance.
About This Tacoma, WA Facility
Pierce County Alliance (PCA) is a substance abuse and addiction treatment facility located in Tacoma, Washington. PCA is committed to treating addiction and providing help for those struggling with substance abuse issues. PCA works with local organizations and the community to help provide long-term services for those fighting addiction and substance use disorder. Through comprehensive and individualized care, PCA focuses on reducing the stigma around addiction, providing physical and mental health care, and offering resources to help individuals and families recover from substance abuse.
At Pierce County Alliance, they offer a variety of services to individuals and families dealing with addiction and substance abuse issues. Treatment plans are tailored to meet the specific and unique needs of each individual. Services include individual, family, and group counseling, relapse prevention and recovery coaching, and life skills development, as well as referrals to community-based providers. PCA also offers a variety of educational and support services to help individuals and families cope with addiction and the impact it has had on the community.
In addition to the services mentioned, Pierce County Alliance also has a number of accreditations, licenses, and awards. PCA is accredited by the Addiction Technology Transfer Center's National Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network and is licensed by the State of Washington Department of Behavioral Health and Recovery. PCA has also been awarded a Certificate of Excellence from the Washington State Mental Health Counselors Association. These accreditations and awards are testament to the quality of care provided to individuals and families battling addiction in Tacoma.
The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) is a non-profit organization that specifically accredits rehab organizations. Founded in 1966, CARF's, mission is to help service providers like rehab facilities maintain high standards of care.
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 Pierce County Alliance in Tacoma, WA are here to help.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opioid addiction treatment facilities in Washington, like Pierce County Alliance 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.
Alcohol Abuse, Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Gambling Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
Levels of Care Offered
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, Residential, Sober-Living / Half-Way, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
An intensive outpatient treatment program is set up for those struggling with an addiction to begin the recovery process. Patients come to Tacoma, WA to Pierce County Alliance for therapy, support, programs, and medical supervision. Intensive outpatient treatment is often very tightly scheduled and heavily structured.
Outpatient ProgramAn 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.
A sober living home in Tacoma, WA, also known as an SLH, is much like a halfway house. It is halfway between a drug or alcohol treatment facility and living at home. There are some specific rules and regulations residents must follow, like attending mandatory meetings, and household chore-type activities.
Residential treatment programs are those that offer housing and meals in addition to substance abuse treatment. Rehab facilities that offer residential treatment allow patients to focus solely on recovery, in an environment totally separate from their lives. Some rehab centers specialize in short-term residential treatment (a few days to a week or two), while others solely provide treatment on a long-term basis (several weeks to months). Some offer both, and tailor treatment to the patient’s individual requirements.
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 Pierce County Alliance 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.
Pierce County Alliance‘s Therapies & Programs
Treatment programs include individual therapy for the greatest chances of success. Customized individual therapy is counseling involving you and your Pierce County Alliance counselor. Individual therapy leads to greater peace and understanding about your triggers for addiction.
Family Counseling + TreatmentResults have proven the positive impact of family therapy on a recovering patient’s journey to sobriety. Patients at Pierce County Alliance in Tacoma, 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.
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 Tacoma, WA facility. Other forms of therapy have been proven to assist in healing past traumas.
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 Tacoma, WA. Some examples of this are time management, social skills, nutrition, hygiene, stress management and taking care of yourself.
Aftercare, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Community reinforcement plus vouchers, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Discharge Planning, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Employment Counseling / Training, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis Education / Counseling / Support, HIV or AIDS education, Individual Therapy, Intensive Outpatient (IOP), Intervention, Life Skills, Naloxone and overdose education, Outpatient Treatment (OP), Sober-Living / Half-Way, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy, Vocational Training
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Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
510 Tacoma Ave S
Tacoma, WA 98402
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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