Regaining control of your life after depence on or addiction to drugs or alcohol — known as substance use disorders — is one of the most difficult things to go through. However, recovery can be a reality. Our large team of state-certified chemical dependency specialists offer confidential, personalized treatments to help you kick your habit for good.
Help for Substance Use Disorders at MultiCare Behavioral Health
At MultiCare, you are never alone on your path to recovery. We offer a broad range of treatments and support, including:
A substance use disorder happens when a person becomes dependent on or addicted to a mood-altering chemical, such as drugs or alcohol. Most people with a substance use disorder want to stop using, but their dependence or addiction is so strong, they simply cannot function without drugs or alcohol.
Developing a substance use disorder doesn’t happen overnight. Many people become dependent after casually using drugs or alcohol (recreational use).
Regardless of how your dependence or addiction starts, a substance use disorder affects every aspect of your well-being. Everything, including your physical health and employment, eventually becomes secondary to supporting your habit.
People suffering from a substance use disorder experience a wide range of symptoms, including:
We diagnose a substance use disorder based on a number of factors, including which substance(s) you are using, how frequently you are using and the length of time since you last used.
We also look for physical symptoms of a substance use disorder. These may include:
Some people with chemical dependency may also experience other mental health issues. Our comprehensive diagnostic approach includes screening for these conditions, which may include:
We can help you break the cycle of dependence or addiction and recover from your substance use disorder. Our state-certified chemical dependency professionals are specially trained to help you rebuild your life and develop the coping skills necessary to make a life-long commitment to recovery.
At MultiCare Behavioral Health, we offer two levels of outpatient treatment:
We use nationally recognized practices to assess your condition and plan your treatment. If you require inpatient care, we give you a referral to an outside program.
Learn more about our Substance Use Disorder Program.
Note: The condition description on this page is intended to be informational only, and should not be considered a diagnosis or medical advice. Please seek the advice of a qualified medical professional if you believe you have any of the symptoms described here.
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