Drug Rehab Centers in Bellevue, Washington

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Last updated: 08 November 2021

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Bellevue is a city that is located in the northwestern portion of the state of Washington. Being a part of the Seattle metropolitan area and having a large population itself has made it no stranger to drug problems. Because of this, the presence of drug rehab services in Bellevue is essential. In 2019, there were 15.2 drug overdose deaths per 100,000 people in the state of Washington, per America's Health Rankings. Areas like Bellevue likely experienced much higher rates than the state average due to their size.

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Whenever a person is in need of help, it's beneficial to know about what kind of substance abuse treatment services in Bellevue exist, and which are the best for an individual's circumstances. Choosing the wrong kind of service at the wrong time can make treatment much less effective. For example, if a person is heavily addicted to opioids and will be experiencing unbearable withdrawal symptoms and they are in a treatment setting that doesn't have medical detox capabilities, they will probably struggle greatly and end up leaving treatment to use drugs. This can cause them and others to believe that treatment isn't effective and doesn't work. In reality, the person would have been much better off going to a medical detox for several days to be gradually and comfortably taken off the opioids, and then pursued treatment. If a person's physical dependence is not very severe or they have already completed medical detox, they now have two main options for treatment, which are inpatient or outpatient treatment. Both programs can be extremely successful in helping addicts recover, as it simply depends on each of their circumstances. Selecting the right type of help is important, but not so much that it should cause a significant delay in getting them help. Waiting too long can mean the person never getting a chance to get help.

List of Drug & Alcohol Rehabs for Addiction in Bellevue, Washington

Here is a list of the different services in Bellevue, Washington. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.

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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people. He is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist graduate with Honours of Stratford Career Institute. Marcel has also received a certificate from Harvard for completing a course entitled The Opioid Crisis in America and a certificate from The University of Adelaide for completing a course entitled AddictionX: Managing Addiction: A Framework for Succesful Treatment.