Addiction treatment in Washington may embrace alternative methods like non-12-step programs and Native American therapies. Some of these programs use wilderness as a way to heal the mind, body, and spirit, while others focus on dual diagnosis treatment. These 10 best drug rehab centers in Washington were selected because of their range of services, staff qualifications, environment, level of care, and positive treatment outcomes.
1. Olalla Recovery Center, Olalla
Olalla Recovery Center offers inpatient addiction treatment with optional Native American elements. Besides alternative therapies like Reiki and acupuncture, this rehab program also uses the Medicine Wheel and Spiritual Circle in treatment. Olalla Recovery Center also provides counseling, outpatient services, and a phased adolescent treatment program.
For more information on this facility go to https://www.olalla.org/
2. Schick Shadel Hospital, Seattle
Founded in 1935 with the understanding that alcoholism and addiction are diseases, Schick Shadel Hospital continues to treat their patients according to this knowledge. Individuals looking to recover from drug and alcohol addiction are treated at Schick Shadel with counter conditioning, a form of treatment that works by training the brain to no longer desire addictive substances and to even respond to them with displeasure. This treatment usually lasts just 10 days.
For more information on this facility go to www.schickshadel.com/
3. Lakeside-Milam Recovery Centers, Tacoma
Since treating its first patients in 1983, Lakeside-Milam Recovery Centers has helped over 100,000 addicts and alcoholics on their way to recovery. Their treatment options are varied and comprehensive and include inpatient and residential treatment, outpatient programs, long-term treatment, family programs, medical support services and more.
For more information on this facility go to lakesidemilam.com/
4. The Center For Alcohol & Drug Treatment, Wenatchee
The Center for Alcohol & Drug Treatment is a nonprofit center operated by a volunteer board of directors. Their programs are based on Choice Theory and Reality Therapy. The Center is staffed by certified chemical dependency professionals who oversee their adult and youth outpatient programs, the intensive inpatient program and their detox services.
For more information on this facility go to cfadt.org/
5. Sundown M Ranch, Yakima
Located on 30 acres at the entrance of the Yakima River Canyon, Sundown M Ranch is drug and alcohol addiction treatment center for adults and youth. Their programs include detox, individual and group therapy, physical exercise, aftercare planning, and more based on the needs of the individual.
For more information on this facility go to https://sundown.org/
6. Residence XII, Kirkland
Residence XII is a center for women for the treatment of alcohol and chemical dependency. The residential treatment program permits individuals to choose their length of stay, with most women staying for four to five weeks. This program is based on the 12 steps and includes recreation, family counseling, gourmet meals, process groups, and other special services. Residence XII also offers outpatient treatment and weekly family educational sessions.
For more information on this facility go to www.residencexii.org/
7. Seattle Drug & Narcotic Center, Seattle
Seattle Drug & Narcotic Center is a long-term residential drug and alcohol treatment facility for men and women. They offer a childcare center for those who bring their children with them and also have a 12-unit apartment complex for aftercare living. Most of the staff members are have successfully completed the program themselves.
For more information on this facility go to www.seadrunar.org/
8. Gray Wolf Ranch, Port Townsend
The primary residential treatment program at Gray Wolf Ranch is high intensity and is often used as a prelude to the extended care program. This initial stay is generally 30 to 45 days and includes individual counseling, teamwork, developing relationships, wilderness therapy, and exercise. Extended care lasts five months or so and involves individualized treatment that builds on what was already learned. Gray Wolf Ranch also has a sober living program and an on-site academy for continuing education.
For more information on this facility go to https://www.graywolfranch.com/
9. Free by the Sea, Ocean Park
Free by the Sea provides dual diagnosis treatment that includes substance abuse, mental disorders, and gambling addiction. The residential program uses counseling, group therapy, education, life skills training and the 12 steps to help individuals recover. There is also a transitional living program that supports residents for a year as they reintegrate into the community.
For more information on this facility go to https://www.freebythesea.com/
10. The Clearing, Friday Harbor
The Clearing takes a non-12-step approach to addiction treatment in its 28-day residential program. This rehab center focuses on the issues that contribute to addiction, rather than simply the addiction itself. Through dual diagnosis treatment and a variety of evidence-based therapies, The Clearing deals with things like anxiety, grief, apathy, and poor self-esteem to get to the root of the problem and promote lasting recovery.
For more information on this facility go to http://www.theclearingnw.com/
**The facilities and organizations mentioned in this article are not affiliated with DrugRehab.org.
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