Counseling and Treatment
Pioneer is offering acute detox treatment for individuals who experience severe withdrawal symptoms. This program provides wraparound services with a medical doctor available as part of the treatment team.
In addition, the center provides a medication regiment to help individuals with a safe and comfortable withdrawal to keep them engaged in their recovery progress.
Pioneer is offering stabilization services via a trained mental health counselor that will work with individuals to help assess next steps for mental health treatment, referrals to inpatient treatment and access to peer services.
Ituha Stabilization Facility serves individuals in mental health crisis and those who are intoxicated, or in withdrawal from alcohol, or other chemical substances.
Individuals can self-refer themselves to the center or law enforcement, hospital emergency departments, mental health agencies, and family or friends can refer the client to the clinic.
The Ituha Stabilization Facility in Island County offers a monitored and safe setting for individuals withdrawing from alcohol and drugs, and counseling for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. All services are provided in a 10-bed facility where intensive medical monitoring is required along with stabilization services. The goal of these services is to assess a client’s mental health and substance use disorder related needs, and assist them in accessing the services they need to recover.
- Acute Medical Detox
- Medical Assisted Treatment (MAT)
- 24/7 Mental Health Crisis Treatment
- Inpatient Treatment Referrals
Clients are admitted voluntarily and the center serves as the first step toward accessing substance use disorder treatment or mental health stabilization services. The center provides 24/7 hour supervision, monitoring, and observation by a trained staff member. All clients are offered a clean and safe environment where they can recover from the transitory effects of intoxication, withdrawal or stabilization services from recent mental health crisis. The center’s staff work with clients in an attempt to motivate them to seek further treatment and to provide them with resources in the community and support through each step of the process.
Services also include:
- Motivational programming
- Assessments and referrals to substance
How to apply
Most of the people we serve at the King County Diversion Center are self-referred. There is no application process. Other clients are brought to us from:
- 911 Dispatched vans (emergency service patrol)
- Hospital referrals
- Fire departments
- Self Referral
The King County Diversion Center provides a safe setting for people who are chronically homeless and inebriated to get sober and sleep so they do not end up in local hospitals and jails.
- Medically monitored diversion center
- Sleeping accommodations
- Substance use disorder and mental health assessment referrals
- Referrals for counseling offsite
- Intensive case management
- Help with housing, medical and social needs
- Serves as an access point to other services needed
- Sub-Acute Detoxification Services – ensures safe withdrawal from alcohol and drugs, provides substance use disorder assessment referrals, and assists clients to ensure after care is arranged. The dedicated staff of Skagit Community Detox also help to coordinate treatment and the center offers a seven-day Suboxone Tapering program for opioid addiction.
The Skagit Community Detox center is a 16-bed sub-acute detox program. The center serves North Sound region residents for detox and provides services for residents who are experiencing a crisis related to their substance use disorders. Most of the services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
This program receives funding from Skagit County Public Health; funding sources come from the North Sound BHO and Skagit County.
Who is eligible
We serve North Sound region adults in crisis including those who are:
- Intoxicated or in withdrawal from alcohol or other substances and are medically stable
- Assessed as having co-occurring mental health and substance use disorder issues
How to apply
People can self-refer to our program if they are in crisis. We also accept referrals from law enforcement, hospital emergency departments, substance use disorder providers and family or friends. For more information, call us at 360-757-7738.
Who is eligible
Homeless individuals are admitted that are experiencing substance use disorders and behavioral health issues. The individuals must be amenable to treatment and identified by law enforcement or embedded social workers.
The Snohomish County Diversion Center is a 44-bed facility (31 beds active during COVID-19) offering short-term placement and shelter to homeless adults with a substance use disorder and other behavioral health issues, diverting them away from incarceration and toward treatment.
During their stay, residents are assigned a case manager who will help enroll them in an assortment of treatment options, including medication assisted treatment, inpatient/residential treatment, and other social services to address their individual needs. The process is resident-driven based on their needs and specific circumstances.
The center is staffed twenty four hours a day by Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and resident monitors. Staff on site provide medical and behavioral health screenings at intake and medical monitoring throughout a client's stay. Residents will also undergo a thorough needs assessment and assertive engagement into available services, medication assisted treatment options, and individualized support and recovery plan development.
This program is a voluntary alternative for individuals to break the cycle of the revolving door of the criminal justice system. Participants in the program are eligible to have their charges dropped if the program is completed.
All services at the center are coordinated by Pioneer Human Services and partner with a variety of community-based agencies to ensure each person’s full range of individual needs is addressed.
This program is supported by a broad group of community stakeholders including:
- Spokane Police Department
- Spokane County Sherriff
- City of Spokane and local municipalities
- Spokane County
- Spokane Regional Law and Justice Council (SRLJC)
- Spokane County Regional Interlocal Leadership Structure (SCRILS)
- Law enforcement
- First responders
- Co-deployed teams
The Spokane Regional Stabilization Center is Spokane’s pre-booking jail diversion option for eligible individuals to offer a full range of medical, mental health and substance use treatment services all at a single location.
The center is a safe transitional treatment alternative for individuals experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis who interact with law enforcement. When a person comes into the center, they receive the following:
- Thorough needs assessment
- Assertive engagement into mental health counseling and substance use disorder treatment services
- Medication assisted treatment options
- Individualized support and recovery plan development
Other services include:
- Housing enrollment
- Veteran programs
- Health insurance navigation
- Public benefit enrollments
- Primary care connection
- Case management
- Safe withdrawal from alcohol and drugs
- Motivational programming
- Referrals to mental health services
- Assessments and referrals to substance use disorder treatment, once admitted
Whatcom staff work with clients in an attempt to motivate them to seek further treatment. Staff also provides clients with resources in the community and support through each step of the process.
Clients are admitted voluntarily and the center serves as the first step toward accessing substance abuse treatment. Whatcom Community Detox provides 24/7 hour supervision, monitoring, and observation by a trained staff member. Clients are offered a clean and safe environment where they can recover from the transitory effects of intoxication and withdrawal. Whatcom staff work with clients in an attempt to motivate them to seek further treatment. Staff provides clients with resources in the community and support through each step of the process.
We work with each client and can help place them into inpatient treatment or refer to outpatient, depending on outcome of assessment.
Whatcom Community Detox provides a monitored setting for the safe withdrawal from alcohol and other drugs. The detoxification is provided in a 16-bed acute (medical) unit where intensive medical monitoring is required. In addition to stabilization and safety, the goal of these services is to assess people’s mental health and substance use disorder-related needs, and help them access the services they need to recover.
Medication Assisted Treatment Program – Working with Whatcom County, Pioneer is offering individuals addicted to opiates a tapering program, or induction for maintenance, for use at inpatient treatment and in the community based on successful completion of treatment. The Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) program was created to help individuals with a safe and more comfortable withdrawal and keep them engaged in the recovery process. The goal is to assist people addicted to opiates in getting back to a healthy lifestyle. The MAT program has case managers and utilizes a physician who prescribes Suboxone for a smooth transition so clients can move easier into a treatment program.
Please contact the MAT program professional, Kelly Stenson, at 360-410-4168.
Who is eligible
Whatcom Community Detox serves individuals who are intoxicated or in withdrawal from alcohol, or other chemical substances, but are medically stable.
How to apply
Individuals can self-refer themselves to the center. Whatcom also accepts referrals from law enforcement, hospital emergency departments, mental health agencies, and family or friends of the client.
For more information on Whatcom Community Detox, call us at 360-812-7220.