Finding Treatment

Navigating treatment options

Are you or someone you care about suffering from substance misuse or challenges with mental health? Suppose you’re not sure where to start. In that case, the Washington Recovery Help Line offers an anonymous, confidential 24-hour helpline for Washington State residents experiencing substance use disorder, problem gambling, and/or a mental health challenge. Professionally-trained volunteers and staff provide emotional support and can connect callers with local treatment resources or more community services. 1-866-789-1511.


Local treatment facilities and services

Understanding the terminology

  • Detox: Free your body from addictive chemicals in a safe setting. You will be cared for during the detox process. 
  • Residential inpatient treatment: Staying in a care facility, you’ll be in a healthy and safe environment for healing. 
  • Substance use disorder outpatient: Integrate recovery into your daily life. With an outpatient program, you can continue to work and live at home while you develop the skills to free yourself from mood-altering substances. 
  • Mental health outpatient: Substance use and mental illness are often linked. The key to staying sober is to treat both. Receive holistic treatment to help you achieve balance. 
  • Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) which is sometimes also called Medication-assisted treatment (MAT): When opioid addiction becomes all-consuming, medications can help you take control of your life again. This outpatient program will give you the support you need.
  • Family therapy: Reconnect with family and explore family dynamics in guided sessions in a safe environment.