Facts

  • Studies indicate that drug rehab treatment can cut drug abuse in half, reduce criminal activity up to 80 percent, and reduce arrests as much as 64 percent.
  • Older adults tend to be more prone to accidental falls while under the influence of Ativan.
  • Methamphetamine withdrawal can be more pronounced, painful, and longer lasting than withdrawal from cocaine or amphetamine.
  • A recent study reported that 30% of babies whose mother had taken the antidepressant drug Zoloft while pregnant were born with withdrawal syndrome.

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Drug Rehab in Washington

There are many different kinds of substances of abuse that individuals can become addicted to in Washington. Illicit street drugs such as heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana are no longer the only drug threats because of the huge increase of prescription drug abuse within the past several years. Newly emerging designer drugs have also become a serious problem, such as the stimulant drug known as "bath salts" and synthetic versions of marijuana known as "spice" and "K2" which are being bought legally in specialty shops across the country. Just as rates of use and abuse of drugs are on the rise, so are rates of men and women needing and looking for effective help.

Drug rehabilitation facilities in Washington can help individuals by not only teaching them to abstain from using drugs, but also assist them through the difficult detox and withdrawal process. After the physical element of addiction is treated, drug treatment counselors will assist individuals get down to the bottom of how they became addicted to drugs in the first place, which will ensure they don't fall prey to the same traps and pitfalls in the future. If one tries to quit on their own without help, they will not only find it very hard if not impossible to not give in to the intense drug cravings, but they will also have to battle through the physical and psychological symptoms of withdrawal alone, which can sometimes be extremely punishing. If not in a drug rehabilitation atmosphere, and with easy access to one's drug of choice, it can be easy enough to give in to the pressure and use again. This is why it is important for people to know that help does exist, and there is a way out of the seemingly never-ending cycle of drug addiction.

The way to successfully recover from addiction is to confront and resolve the factors in one's life which made drugs a solution, and then developing new solutions and coping skills to better deal with these factors when they arise again in the future. Some drug rehab centers only address the physical side of addiction, and leave it up to the addicted individual to sort out their psychological and emotional ties to drugs. A drug detoxification facility or short term drug rehab center for example generally only helps addicts overcome the physical aspect of addiction and gets them successfully off of drugs. Unfortunately, there is a lot more to handle if one wants to remain abstinent and be able to do it with self-assurance and resolve. This is why it is vital that people choose the proper type of drug rehab facility that is going to be effective at getting all important issues addressed and resolved through counseling, education and other recovery techniques for as long as it takes to reach this point.

Since treating addiction in this way is proven to be the most effective drug rehabilitation approach, people who want to receive the most effective help should receive treatment at an inpatient or residential drug rehabilitation program in Washington. There are several reasons why these types of drug rehabs provide the most superior treatment, but first and foremost the treatment setting in itself is one of the most important aspects of treatment to factor in. A drug rehab facility will supply the best results when the person can completely focus themselves in recovery and self betterment. Outpatient drug rehab facilities typically don't present desirable results and set a person up for relapse, due to the fact that they are not fully able to focus on treatment and then they return home to things which may trigger their addiction. If in a residential or inpatient drug rehab setting this is of course not the case, in addition to the advantage of not having any access to drugs but having access to positive support and care around the clock.

Another factor which is often a predictor of whether or not a person will find good results by means of treatment at a drug rehab in Washington is the length of time they stay in treatment. It has been confirmed time and time again that benefits will be commensurate with the intensity and length of treatment. If one critical issue is left unresolved while in drug rehab, this can set the individual up for failure and relapse. Treating addiction can be a complex task, as not every person has the same problems to deal with and the same internal battles to fight. This is why the best treatment plan will guarantee that there is no time frame on one's drug rehab process, and makes it possible for each individual to take the time to tackle all aspects of their own addiction at their individual pace.

If you or a loved one in Washington is battling an addiction to anything, whether it is prescription drugs, illicit street drugs or any other substance of abuse, speak with a drug treatment counselor right away. Find out which drug rehabilitation programs exist in your area and choose one which will be the most effective for your situation.

Treatment Listings in Washington:
  • Vashon Youth and Family Services
    20110 Vashon Highway SW Vashon WA., 98070
  • United Northwest Recovery Center Inc
    605 Sunset Park Drive Sedro Woolley WA., 98284
  • Raging River Recovery Center
    1308 Boalch Avenue NW North Bend Washington, 98045
  • Northeast Washington Alliance
    301 East Clay Street Chewelah Washington, 99109
  • Evergreen Recovery Centers
    2601 Summit Avenue Everett WA., 98201
  • Northeast Washington
    1224 North Ash Street Spokane WA., 99201
  • Agape Unlimited
    4841 Auto Center Way Bremerton Washington, 98312
  • Recovery Village Ridgefield
    888 South Hillhurst Road Ridgefield Washington, 98642
  • Northwest Hospital
    1550 North 115th Street Seattle WA., 98133
  • Two Rivers Landing Evaluation and Trt
    504 South 3rd Avenue Yakima WA., 98902
  • Sea Mar Renacer Youth Treatment Center
    10001 17th Place South Seattle Washington, 98168
  • Capital Recovery Center
    1000 Cherry Street SE Olympia Washington, 98501
  • Shipowick Smith Counseling and
    326 North Miller Street Wenatchee WA., 98801
  • Columbia Counseling 607 LLC
    610 North Mission Street Wenatchee WA., 98801
  • Motivations Treatment Center
    17311 135th Avenue NE Woodinville Washington, 98072
  • Lakeside Milam Recovery Centers
    7935 Lake Ballinger Way Edmonds Washington, 98026
  • Comprehensive Healthcare
    2715 St. Andrews Loop Pasco WA., 99301
  • VA Portland Healthcare System
    1601 East 4th Plain Boulevard Vancouver WA., 98661
  • Abstemious Outpatient Clinic Inc
    10525 East Main Avenue Spokane Washington, 99206
  • Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare
    9108 Lakewood Drive SW Lakewood Washington, 98499
  • Northwest Resources II Inc
    235 South 3rd Street Shelton WA., 98584
  • Cowlitz Tribal Health Seattle
    15455 65th Avenue South Seattle WA., 98188
  • Northwest Behavioral Modification
    917 East Pitcher Street Yakima Washington, 98901