Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Bellingham

Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Bellingham

Drug Rehab Center in Bellingham, Washington

About This Bellingham, WA Facility

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Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Bellingham has helped struggling addicts with sobriety, providing 5 levels of care and more than 11 drug treatment methods, as a Non-Profit drug treatment center since 1978 in Bellingham, WA. Treatment here is typically fully covered by most insurances. Clients may also self-pay.

Addiction can seem like a huge obstacle to anyone, fortunately professional help in Bellingham is readily available at places like Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Bellingham.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Accreditations
    Not SAMHSA Listed
    Not Approved
    Not CARF Accredited
    JCAHO Listed
  • Additional Languages
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Drug Rehabilitation at Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Bellingham

    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

    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 Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Bellingham in Bellingham, WA are here to help.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid addiction treatment facilities in Washington, like Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Bellingham 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.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    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), Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse 

    Levels of Care Offered

    Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Bellingham 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, Residential, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Drug Detox

    A detox program helps the person physically withdraw from drugs and helps them track their progress. So, suppose the person isn’t ready for sobriety (or relapses). In that case, the treatment professionals can catch it early and help re-orient them towards recovery.

    In order to focus on the psychological aspects of addiction, one must first address the physical symptoms of withdrawal.

    Withdrawal symptoms can be painful, even fatal, so managing the detox process carefully is critical. Severe withdrawal symptoms are often treated with more advanced pharmaceutical interventions. Nausea and headaches are common side effects of detoxification.

    Inpatient Drug Rehab

    Inpatient rehabilitation aims to treat severe addictions and co-occurring disorders. Depending on individual requirements, the duration of the stay at Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Bellingham ranges from four weeks to six months. Washington inpatient recovery guarantees that the patient resides in an environment free of drugs.

    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 Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Bellingham 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.

    Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Bellingham‘s Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual.

    Individual Therapy

    Treatment programs include individual therapy for the greatest chances of success. Customized individual therapy is counseling involving you and your Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Bellingham counselor. Individual therapy leads to greater peace and understanding about your triggers for addiction.

    Family Counseling + Treatment

    Results have proven the positive impact of family therapy on a recovering patient’s journey to sobriety. Patients at Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Bellingham in Bellingham, 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 Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Bellingham 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 Bellingham, WA facility. Other forms of therapy have been proven to assist in healing past traumas.

    Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT) allows the opportunity for quick results for addicts. Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Bellingham provides patients in Bellingham, 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.

    The 12-step program is a part of substance abuse treatment. In this program, peers help each other to achieve the goal of abstinence. It was initially developed by the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous. Due to its huge success, the 12-step program is included as a part of other substance abuse treatments.

    The 12 steps guide at an individual level. It begins with the individuals accepting that they are addicts, and they understand its consequences. It is followed by focusing on the recovery process and making amends for hurting others. The program provides the benefit of cognitive restructuring, which refers to the process of change in the negative thoughts that leads to long-term benefits.

    Contingency Management is a type of behavioral therapy rooted and based on the concept of operant conditioning. This type of treatment offered by Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Bellingham in Bellingham, 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.

    Addiction commonly results in varying levels of malnutrition, vitamin and mineral deficiencies. This can be reflected in weight loss, hair loss or hair changes, skin irregularities and damage to multiple internal body functions. While in active addiction meals can be skipped or replaced by drugs or alcohol. Eating correctly to replace lost vitamins and minerals while balancing your diet can build confidence while restoring your health from the inside out.

    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 Bellingham, WA. Some examples of this are time management, social skills, nutrition, hygiene, stress management and taking care of yourself.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Detox, 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, Inpatient Treatment, Intervention, Life Skills, Motivational Interviewing, Nutrition Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Recreational Therapy, Residential Long Term (>30 Days), Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy, Vocational Training

    Payment Options Accepted

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  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
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    Additional Details

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    Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Bellingham Location and Directions
    Address Information1603 E Illinois St
    Bellingham, Washington 98226 Phone Number(360) 647-4266 Meta DetailsUpdated January 17, 2023
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    Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Bellingham Location and Directions
    Location

    1603 E Illinois St
    Bellingham, Washington 98226

    Facility Type

    Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    Non-Profit
    Language
    English, Spanish
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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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