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Washington Assessment/evaluation For Drug And Alcohol Addiction

Many addicts and families are not entirely sure of the help they need. This is where an addiction assessment and evaluation can help.  The state of Washington does provide many different services where an assessment can take place.

Did you know this about drug and alcohol assessment and evaluation?

Drug and alcohol addiction assessments and evaluation are usually free services provided by state health centers and substance abuse treatment programs. It helps assess the needs of the addict to find the right treatment.

Do people typically only have an evaluation done when they get a DUI?

When a person is charged and/or convicted with a DUI, the court may order an addiction assessment/evaluation as part of the court process. If out of this assessment, it is determined that the person is suffering from a substance abuse disorder, the courts may order them to attend some type of therapy or substance abuse rehabilitation.

Washington Drug Addiction Assessment Resources

Despite the addict’s addiction or substance abuse problem, there is a rehabilitation option available within the state of Washington. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration web directory do list numerous categories for treatment, but may not provide a listing of where a person can go to receive an addiction assessment or evaluation.

Below you can find a listing of different assessment/evaluation programs for drug and alcohol addiction in Washington. The list can be incomplete so if you do not find what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact one of our counselors at 1-800-304-2219.