Regaining control of your life after addiction to drugs or alcohol 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 Chemical Dependency 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:
Chemical dependency happens when a person becomes addicted to drugs or alcohol. Most chemically dependent people want to stop using, but their addiction is so strong, their bodies simply cannot function without drugs or alcohol.
Chemical dependency doesn’t happen overnight. Many people become chemically dependent after casually using drugs or alcohol (recreational use).
Regardless of how your addiction starts, chemical dependency affects every aspect of your well-being. Everything, including your physical health and employment, eventually becomes secondary to supporting your habit.
People suffering from chemical dependency experience a wide range of symptoms, including:
We diagnose chemical dependency based on a number of factors, including which chemical 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 chemical dependency. 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 addiction. Our state-certified chemical dependency experts are specially trained to help you rebuild your life and develop the coping skills necessary to make a life-long commitment to sober living.
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 Chemical Dependency 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.
Our services are available in convenient locations throughout Pierce and South King counties.
Outpatient and Specialty Services
Call 888-445-8120 to make an appointment
Adolescent Behavioral Health
Call the referral intake number at 253-403-0362
Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Care
Monday-Friday, 8am to 6pm
After hours and weekends
Geriatric Psychiatric Care
Monday-Friday, 8am to 4:30pm
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