A Positive Alternative

A Positive Alternative

Drug Rehab Center in Seattle, Washington

About This Seattle, WA Facility

Learn more about A Positive Alternative from this summarized breakdown.

A Positive Alternative is a Privately Owned Drug Rehabilitation Facility located in Seattle, WA. Professionally treating a variety of drug and alcohol related issues by utilizing multiple levels of care. This facility offers treatment that is fully covered by insurance.

It can seem like an uphill struggle to battle addiction in Seattle, WA. Luckily there are many rehab options, such as A Positive Alternative, to help you heal.

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
    SAMHSA Listed
    Not Approved
    Not CARF Accredited
    Not Found
  • SAMHSA Listed
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Drug Rehabilitation at A Positive Alternative

    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 A Positive Alternative in Seattle, WA are here to help.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid addiction treatment facilities in Washington, like A Positive Alternative 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

    A dual diagnosis is when someone deals with both alcohol and mental or emotional disorder. Emotional trauma, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression can be part of dual diagnosis therapy. It must happen simultaneously to get care for these conditions to handle any of them effectively.

    Alcohol Abuse, Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse 

    Levels of Care Offered

    A Positive Alternative offers a variety of treatment.

    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.

    Seattle, WA Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    Intensive outpatient programs (IOP) comprise regular visits to the Washington facility that provides the therapy. IOP is suitable for patients who have been treated in residential treatment programs. A Positive Alternative‘s patients gradually get back to their routine life.

    Outpatient Program

    An outpatient treatment program is set up to help with alcohol or drug addiction, or a co-occurring disorder. The patient must attend the Washington facility for their therapy and other programs but are able to return home each night. The frequency of mandatory attendance decreases after much of A Positive Alternative‘s program is complete.

    Treatment is just the first step to maintaining sobriety. After treatment, aftercare support at A Positive Alternative helps the individual adjust to a life without substances. This support may involve a sober living home in or near Seattle, WA, career counseling, or educational assistance. This is when a relapse prevention plan begins to take shape.

    A Positive Alternative‘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 A Positive Alternative counselor. Individual therapy leads to greater peace and understanding about your triggers for addiction.

    Couples Therapy

    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 A Positive Alternative in Seattle, 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.

    Family Counseling + Treatment

    Results have proven the positive impact of family therapy on a recovering patient’s journey to sobriety. Patients at A Positive Alternative in Seattle, 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 A Positive Alternative in Washington.
    Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT) allows the opportunity for quick results for addicts. A Positive Alternative provides patients in Seattle, 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 Seattle, WA. Some examples of this are time management, social skills, nutrition, hygiene, stress management and taking care of yourself.

    Aftercare, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Discharge Planning, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Intensive Outpatient (IOP), Life Skills, Motivational Interviewing, Outpatient Treatment (OP), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Substance Use Counseling

    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    A Positive Alternative Location and Directions
    Address Information4649 Sunnyside Ave N
    Seattle, Washington 98103 Phone Number(206) 547-1955 Meta DetailsUpdated January 17, 2023
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    A Positive Alternative Location and Directions
    Location

    4649 Sunnyside Ave N
    Seattle, Washington 98103

    Facility Type

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

    Ownership
    Privately Owned
    Language
    English
    Quick Reference
    Helpful reference information for A Positive Alternative, a drug treatment center in Washington located at: 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103, including phone numbers, official website, and more. Listed briefly is an overview of Levels of Care, Therapies Offered, Issues Treated, and accepted forms of Payment Methods.

    Seattle, 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.

    In Seattle, Washington, drug addiction is a big problem. In 2016, there were nearly 500 drug overdose deaths in Seattle, with opioids responsible for most of those deaths. 4.5% of people aged 12 or older reported using psychotherapeutic drugs for nonmedical purposes. Some of the most common treatments include inpatient rehab, outpatient rehab, and detox centers.

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