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Drug Detox Bellingham WA

Inpatient medical withdrawal management is crucial to success. The potential risk factors associated with recovery after drug detox are targeted especially by follow-up programs which give social support, mostly patterned after Alcoholics Anonymous . There are short term skills which must be learned; there are long term skills which must be learned as well. It takes the integration of all these skills and therapies in order for the drug addicted individual to learn how to handle sobriety.

Sea Mar Visions
(360) 647-4266
1603 East Illinois Street
Bellingham, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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CCS Recovery Center
(360) 676-2187x105
2806 Douglas Avenue
Bellingham, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, DUI/DWI offenders

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Saint Josephs Hospital
(360) 715-6400
809 East Chestnut Street
Bellingham, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Advanced Choices
(360) 752-3262
2505 Cedarwood Avenue
Bellingham, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Saint Joseph Hospital/ Ferndale Branch
(360) 715-6400
2376 Main Street
Ferndale, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Sea Mar Substance Abuse Program
(360) 734-5458
4455 Cordata Parkway
Bellingham, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Westcoast Counseling and Treatment Ctr
(360) 647-7577
1200 Dupont Street
Bellingham, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Whatcom Community Detox
(360) 676-2205x5
2030 Division Street
Bellingham, WA
Services Provided
Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Belair Clinic
(360) 676-4485
1130 North State Street
Bellingham, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Nooksack Tribe''s Genesis II
(360) 966-7704
6750 Mission Road
Everson, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Residential beds for clients' children, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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Drug Detox

The success rate involved in drug detox programs relies to a great degree on how deeply addicted the individual is, the length of time the individual has been abusing drugs, and the number of drugs involved. Longer terms of use, as well as a greater number of drugs involved negatively affect the rate of recovery. However, a higher success rate can be expected if drug detox occurs when the individual has less experience with drugs and fewer drugs are involved. (This is probably because longer and more complex users have done more chemical damage to their systems.) Poly-drug users may even manage a certain degree of success but in the long run are more likely to request readmission. They are simply more likely to “fall off the wagon,” which is understandable, given their chemistry.

Inpatient medical withdrawal management is crucial to success. The potential risk factors associated with recovery after drug detox are targeted especially by follow-up programs which give social support, mostly patterned after Alcoholics Anonymous . There are short term skills which must be learned; there are long term skills which must be learned as well. It takes the integration of all these skills and therapies in order for the drug addicted individual to learn how to handle sobriety. It does involve a complete life-style change in many cases.

Drug detox is only the first step.

It may take months or years to completely get the drug out of the system. (Some drugs reside in fat c...

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