Counseling and Treatment

North Sound Behavioral Health Treatment Center

902 Pine Street
Everett, WA 98201
United States
Who is Eligible

The North Sound Behavioral Health Treatment Center's co-occurring specialty program is designed to serve individuals who have been diagnosed by an agency as having both a substance use and mental health disorder. ‚ÄčA phone screening will be conducted to assess eligibility of the program.

We contract directly with Medicaid insurance programs including:

  • Molina
  • Coordinated Care
  • Community Health Plans of Washington
  • WellPoint.

We are additionally able to support other methods of payment. Please contact us for more information.





The North Sound Behavioral Health Treatment Center (NSBHTC) in Everett is a 32-bed facility that provides specialized residential treatment for men and women with substance use and mental health disorders.  The program is a clinically managed residential co-occurring enhanced treatment program in Washington state, with prescribed length of stay based on medical necessity.

The program admits adults diagnosed with a co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders from across the state of Washington.

Co-occurring Services

A comprehensive range of services geared to treat dually diagnosed individuals over a longer treatment period of time is provided to meet the needs of this population. Our goal is to educate and help clients change negative behaviors in order to help clients live successfully within communities and lower client need for recidivism. An interdisciplinary team of licensed medical personnel, mental health and substance use disorder professionals, case manager and other skilled individuals coordinate service delivery.  

Program Offerings Include:
  • Comprehensive assessment of client needs including substance abuse treatment, mental health treatment, opiate substitution treatment maintenance, and medical treatment using research-based assessment tools

  • Motivational programming within a therapeutic milieu

  • Trauma informed curriculum and interventions

  • Mental health treatment including medication management

  • Peer counselors available to support hope through lived experience

  • Coping skills, communications, grief and loss, MRT trauma, and DBT groups

  • Education on living with co-occurring disorders

  • Relapse behavior and prevention groups

  • Self-awareness

  • Basic living skills, nutrition, health, recreation, and recovery lifestyle groups

  • Discharge preparation, group and comprehensive community transition planning


Pioneer Center East

3400 W Garland Avenue
Spokane, WA 99205
United States
Who is eligible

PCE accepts male individuals who are 18 years and older who meet the criteria for intensive inpatient services or long-term residential treatment.

We accept the following payment methods to include: Medicaid, Washington state Apple Health, Fee for Service (Native American population) and private pay. We currently do not accept private insurance.

PCE accepts voluntary, as well as legally-motivated individuals to the program, often because they have been unsuccessful in other treatment programs. A large percentage of the residents have a co-occurring condition as well as difficulty following rules, and they struggle to stay motivated for change.

How to apply

The application process is simple:

  • All applicants must have a current substance use disorder assessment and meet criteria for residential treatment.
  • All applicants must complete the  PDF icon admission screening form and fax it to 509-326-3370 or email it to [email protected].    
  • MCO referrals: Referring parties must obtain pre-authorizations. Pioneer is contracted with all five managed care organizations (MCOs).
  • Criminal justice, Native American and drug court referrals may refer directly.

For more information, please contact our Admissions Coordinator at 509-325-2355 or visit our Information for families page. 


Pioneer Center East (PCE) is a 53-bed facility in Eastern Washington that provides semi-secure, intensive inpatient treatment for men who battle chronic substance use disorders. Located in Spokane County, PCE provides variable-intensity residential treatment for high-need individuals.

Services include:
  • Basic living skills, nutrition, health, recreation and recovery lifestyle classes
  • Relapse behavior and prevention groups
  • Anger management classes and process groups
  • Coping skills, self-esteem and trauma survivor groups
  • Motivational programming and an MRT track for the recidivist population
  • Medication assisted treatment and psychiatric medication management
  • Discharge preparation group and comprehensive community-transition planning