Chemical Dependency Treatment and Support Services
The Thurston County Chemical Dependency Program coordinates services for Thurston and Mason County residents who are chemically dependent. Services are available to low income individuals and persons with no income who receive state entitlements (i.e., medical coupons, SSI, etc.). Sliding fee scales may apply based on income.
The Chemical Dependency Program contracts with licensed chemical dependency agencies for outpatient services, detoxification, involuntary commitment, intensive case management, and methadone.
The Green Book, Directory of Certified Chemical Dependency Services
The directory is primarily a listing of chemical dependency service providers certified by the Washington State Behavioral health and Service Integration Administration (BHSIA), Division of Behavioral health and Recovery (DBHR). Agencies are listed alphabetically within each county. The index at the back of the agencies section provides an alphabetical listing of all certified agencies statewide.
ADATSA Treatment Services
Services for individuals who meet both financial criteria as established by the Washington State Department of Social & Health Services Community Services Office (CSO), i.e., public assistance, as well as an identified drug alcohol treatment need. To determine if you qualify for ADATSA Treatment Services, contact your local Community Services Office for financial eligibility or visit ADATSA Eligibility (WA Dept of Social and Health Services).
Crisis Services — Information/Referral
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| 24-hour telephone Crisis Intervention |
and Information and Referral
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and Mason Counties
Youth Help Line
North Mason County Toll Free
| Statewide telephone service providing assistance for people with alcohol/drug problems. || 800-562-1240 |
Alcohol/Drug Help Line
Detox & Involuntary Commitment (ITA) Services
Detox Services: Care and treatment in a residential setting, of persons intoxicated or incapacitated by alcohol or drugs during the period in which the person recovers from the transitory effects of acute intoxication. Detoxification services are available to individuals seven days a week, 24 hours a day who are experiencing alcohol and/or drug withdrawal symptoms. These services are NOT for persons who are in need of medical services.
Involuntary Commitment Services identify and evaluate alcohol and drug involved individuals to determine if they are gravely disabled and requiring protective custody, detention, or involuntary commitment services.
Intensive Case Management Services
Provides assistance in accessing treatment resources, screening, referrals, case management, and help in identifying other needed social and health services.
Opiate Substitution (Methadone) Treatment
Outpatient methadone treatment and rehabilitative services for opiate dependent individuals. Services include: methadone treatment, detoxification (up to 180 days), individual and group counseling, HIV education and testing, drug screen urinalysis, and medical evaluation.
Outpatient treatment services are appropriate for the addiction of alcohol and other drugs. Eligible patients receive a chemical dependency assessment and referral to inpatient and/or outpatient treatment services as appropriate. Outpatient services include individual and group counseling, education, and activities for patients and their families.
Pregnant And Postpartum Women And Parenting Patient Services
Child Care: Licensed childcare is provided through an approved off-site childcare service for patients who are participating in assessment and treatment activities, and support activities such as support groups, parenting education and other support activities when those activities are recommended as part of the recovery process and noted in the patient's treatment plan.
Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Parenting Patient Services: Services designed for this population are for women who are pregnant, women who are postpartum during the first year after pregnancy completion regardless of the outcome of the pregnancy or placement of children, and men or women who are parenting children under the age of six, including those attempting to gain custody of children supervised by the Department of Social and Health Services, Division of Children and Families Services (DCFS). If eligible for chemical dependency services, a client may receive outpatient treatment, assistance with childcare, as well as transitional housing services.
Chemical Dependency Prevention
Prevention services are designed to delay or reduce the use of alcohol and other drug abuse in children who have not yet begun to use and abuse or who are experimenting. The goal is to reduce the negative consequences of alcohol and drug abuse in society and thus reduce the need for future treatment services. The following agencies provide prevention programs in Thurston and Mason County.
Includes Links, Definitions and the 2007-2013 Strategic Plan
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