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Skagit Regional Health Mount Vernon - Behavioral Health

Skagit Regional Health Mount Vernon - Behavioral Health

Skagit Regional Health Mount Vernon - Behavioral Health in Mount Vernon, Washington, is an accredited and premier behavioral health facility that provides comprehensive and quality mental health and addiction treatment services, including residential inpatient and outpatient treatment, individual, family, and group therapy options, assessment and intervention programs, and case management services, with a focus on addiction and substance abuse treatment, therapeutic interventions, addiction assessment and evaluation, and a unique Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP).

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About This Mount Vernon, WA Facility

Skagit Regional Health Mount Vernon - Behavioral Health is an accredited and premier behavioral health facility located in Mount Vernon, Washington. Their primary mission is to provide comprehensive and quality mental health and addiction treatment services to the Skagit Valley and greater Northwest Washington community. They offer an array of services, including residential inpatient and outpatient treatment, individual, family and group therapy options, assessment and intervention programs, and case management services.

Skagit Regional Health Mount Vernon - Behavioral Health has a range of services designed to treat addiction and substance abuse. They offer services for therapeutic interventions, such as behavior modification, relapse prevention, and crisis intervention. They also provide care for individuals struggling with chemical dependency and dual diagnosis, utilizing evidence-based practices to help clients build a lasting and meaningful recovery journey. Furthermore, they have an addiction assessment and evaluation program, providing comprehensive assessments and evaluations to help people understand if addiction counseling or treatment is necessary.

Skagit Regional Health Mount Vernon - Behavioral Health has a number of noteworthy accreditations and licenses, including earning the highest accreditation status from The Joint Commission and a license from The Washington State Department of Health. Additionally, Skagit Regional Health Mount Vernon - Behavioral Health's team of experts specialize in treating addiction, including psychiatrists, psychologists and licensed therapists. Furthermore, they have a unique program called the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), which offers a stepping stone between inpatient and outpatient treatments and is designed to help stabilize patients and provide the necessary tools for them to transition out of treatment and back into their lives.

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  • Speaks English
  • 10 Therapies & Programs

Conditions and Issues Treated

Levels of Care Offered

This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Inpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

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

Skagit Regional Health Mount Vernon - Behavioral Health‘s Therapies & Programs

Treatment programs include individual therapy for the greatest chances of success. Customized individual therapy is counseling involving you and your Skagit Regional Health Mount Vernon - Behavioral Health 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 Skagit Regional Health Mount Vernon - Behavioral Health in Mount Vernon, 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 Skagit Regional Health Mount Vernon - Behavioral Health in Mount Vernon, 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 Skagit Regional Health Mount Vernon - Behavioral Health in Washington.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) helps those who attend Skagit Regional Health Mount Vernon - Behavioral Health 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.

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.

Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) helps smokers get nicotine into their system without resorting to smoking. It’s a way to help people quit smoking without going cold turkey and experience aggressive withdrawal symptoms. The products (in the form of gums, sprays, patches, inhales, or lozenges) used in NRT provide the body with nicotine, excluding the toxic substances found in tobacco.

NRT treatment at Skagit Regional Health Mount Vernon - Behavioral Health in Mount Vernon, Washington lowers down nicotine cravings, so the patient does not go through physical weakness while dealing with the emotional and mental stress of quitting smoking. Coupling NRT with counseling and other means of support gives long-term smokers a better chance of removing their unhealthy habit.

Patient Experience

Experiential Therapy at Skagit Regional Health Mount Vernon - Behavioral Health

Experential therapy is a unique type of therapy that deals with the subconscious mind. This treatment offered by Skagit Regional Health Mount Vernon - Behavioral Health in Mount Vernon, WA encourages individuals to work out their issues with their inner self. Some of the most common examples of experiential therapy are equine therapy, music therapy, adventure therapy, and role playing.

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    Skagit Regional Health Mount Vernon - Behavioral Health Location and Directions
    Address Information1415 E Kincaid St
    Mount Vernon, Washington 98274 Phone Number(360) 424-4111 Meta DetailsUpdated November 25, 2023
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    Mount Vernon, 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.

    Marijuana is the most commonly used drug in Mount Vernon, followed by cocaine and prescription drugs. 4.2% of residents report past-year abuse of illicit drugs, which is higher than the national average of 3.8%. There were 602 emergency room visits related to drug abuse in 2016.

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