Drug and alcohol abuse takes a devastating toll on both the immediately impacted individual and those closest to them. Treatment offers hope for a life free from the physical and emotional harm that substance abuse brings.
When accessing treatment, it feels overwhelming to know where to start. Reviews of WA rehab centers offer insight into the program’s amenities, the qualifications of staff members, and the experiences of those who have come through the other side so you can narrow your search down to programs you feel good about.
Both drug and alcohol abuse are persistent problems in Washington, with the issue of opioid abuse being particularly problematic. Between 2002 and 2013, a total of 6,668 deaths were directly related to opioids in the state.1 Recreational marijuana use is now legal in Washington for adults, and marijuana is the most commonly used Schedule I controlled substance in the state.5
Fortunately, treatment and recovery options are available, and more people appear to be taking advantage of them in recent years—particularly recovering opioid users.
Rehab costs will vary widely, and factors influencing how much you’ll pay include whether you choose a standard or luxury program, the location of the facility, how much your insurance will cover, and the duration of the stay.
The price of an inpatient program can seem daunting initially, but it’s important to weigh the financial cost against the price you’ll pay for not getting the help you need. You could suffer financial devastation, fractured relationships with your loved ones, even death.
Many programs offer options for people who need help affording treatment. You can call specific facilities to ask about their financing options.
The National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS) shows that Washington had 418 treatment facilities in 2015.2
Each of these facilities varies in the type of services it provides. Prospective clients ought to consider their individual treatment needs, which could include detox, medication-assisted treatment options, inpatient or outpatient treatment, sober living, or extended aftercare. Additionally, treatment centers in Washington specialize in a wide variety of populations, such as DUI/DWI clients, clients with co-occurring disorders, trauma-based care, and veterans and their families.2
Services range in price, and scholarships, state funding, and insurance may help subsidize the cost of treatment. Many centers also offer different payment options. There are 174 facilities in Washington that offer free treatment for clients that cannot otherwise pay, and 251 facilities offer sliding scale rates.2
There is no obligation to enter treatment and you can opt out at any time.