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Using Consent Forms Mount Vernon WA

When a rehab program that offers assessment and treatment for substance abuse asks a family member (including a parent), partner, employer, school, or doctor to verify information it has obtained from the client, it is making a disclosure that the client has sought help for substance abuse.

SKAGIT Recovery Center
(360) 428-7835
1905 Continental Place
Mount Vernon, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

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Sea Mar Substance Abuse and MH
(360) 542-8920
2500 East College Way
Mount Vernon, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Seniors/older adults, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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United Northwest Recovery Center Inc
(360) 856-6300
605-B Sunset Park Drive
Sedro Woolley, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Pioneer Center North
(360) 856-3186
24961 Thompson Drive
Sedro Woolley, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Island Assessment and Counseling Ctr
(360) 675-5782
520 East Whidbey Avenue
Oak Harbor, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Phoenix Recovery Services
(360) 848-8437
1601 East College Way
Mount Vernon, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women

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Follman Agency
(360) 755-1125
910 South Anacortes Street
Burlington, 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

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Upper Skagit Indian Tribe
(360) 854-7070
25959 Community Plaza Way
Sedro Woolley, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Dellamas and Associates
(360) 299-2750
1008 5th Street
Anacortes, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
Language Services
Spanish

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Center for Counseling and
(360) 629-4842
9727 271st Street NW
Stanwood, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Using Consent Forms

Using Consent Forms

The fact that a client has signed a valid consent form authorizing the release of information does not mean that a program must make the proposed disclosure, unless the program has also received a subpoena or court order (§§2.3(b)(1); 2.61(a)(b)). In most cases, the decision whether to make a disclosure authorized by a client’s signed consent is up to the program, unless State law requires or prohibits a particular disclosure once consent is given. The program’s only obligation under the Federal regulations is to refuse to honor a consent that is expired, deficient, or otherwise known to be revoked, false, or incorrect (§2.31(c)).

In general, it is best to follow this rule: Disclose only what is necessary, for only as long as is necessary, keeping in mind the purpose for disclosing the information.

Using consent forms to seek information from collateral sources

Making inquiries of families, partners, schools, employers, doctors, and other health care providers might, at first glance, seem to pose no risk to a client’s right to confidentiality. But it does.

When a program that offers assessment and treatment for substance abuse asks a family member (including a parent), partner, employer, school, or doctor to verify information it has obtained from the client, it is making a disclosure that the client has sought help for substance abuse. The Federal regulations generally prohibit this kind of disclosure unless the clie...

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