Drug Addiction Sumner WA

Most people, who do not abuse drugs, do not understand why addicts become addicted to drugs or how drugs change the brain to promote compulsive drug abuse. Non drug users view drug abuse and addiction as strictly a social problem and may characterize those who take drugs as morally weak.

Center East
(253) 863-0682
1110 Fryar Avenue
Sumner, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Prosperity Counseling and
(253) 863-9667
1723 Bonney Avenue
Sumner, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Alcohol Drug Services of WA
(253) 848-6887
10312 120th Street East
Puyallup, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Pacific Rim Counseling Inc
(253) 841-4284
319 South Meridian Street
Puyallup, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Prosperity Wellness Center
(253) 863-9667
5001 112th Street East
Tacoma, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Exodus Counseling and Treatment Servs
(253) 891-2662
918 Alder Avenue
Sumner, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Sound Counseling Inc
(253) 841-8165
719 East Main Avenue
Puyallup, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Lakeside Milam Recovery Centers Inc
(253) 840-8687
405 West Stewart Avenue
Puyallup, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders

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Social Treatment Opportunity Programs
(253) 770-4720
12812 101st Avenue Court East
Puyallup, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders

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Future Visions Program Inc
(253) 735-2718
620 M Street NE
Auburn, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Drug Addiction

Drug addiction is comparable to other chronic, relapsing conditions or diseases, and drug addiction can be managed successfully. And, as with other chronic diseases, it is not uncommon for a person to relapse and begin abusing drugs again. Relapse, however, does not signal failure-rather, it indicates that treatment should be re-started, adjusted, or that an alternate treatment method is needed to help the addict regain control and recover.

What is drug addiction?

Most people, who do not abuse drugs, do not understand why addicts become addicted to drugs or how drugs change the brain to promote compulsive drug abuse. Non drug users view drug abuse and addiction as strictly a social problem and may characterize those who take drugs as morally weak. One very common belief is that drug abusers should be able to just stop taking drugs if they are willing to change their behavior. What people often underestimate is the complexity of drug addiction-that it is a disease that impacts the brain and because of that, quitting drugs is not simply a matter of willpower.

Drug addiction is a chronic, often relapsing disease that causes compulsive drug use despite harmful consequences to the individual who is addicted. Drug addiction is a brain disease because the abuse of drugs leads to changes in the formation and function of the brain. Although it is true that for most people the initial decision to take drugs is voluntary, over time the changes in brain function caused by repeate...

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