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Seattle Detox for Drug and Alcohol Abuse


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Hotel California by the Sea offers inpatient detoxification for those who are looking for a safe, secure, and monitored detox center in Washington state. Seeking detoxification services at Hotel California by the Sea, Bellevue will help you or your loved one safely manage their detox process and alleviate any uncomfortable withdrawal-related side effects in the Seattle area.

Inpatient detox can help you stop using drugs with the assistance of therapies, medications, and peer support, as well as prevent relapse. For those struggling with alcoholism or another substance use disorder (SUD), detoxification services can often provide the safest environment for someone’s earliest days of recovery.

Detoxification refers to the process of safely removing drugs or alcohol from an individual’s system who is dependent upon substances. Detox is generally appropriate for anyone who finds themselves physically or psychologically dependent on any following substances:

  • Alcohol
  • Amphetamines (Adderall, methamphetamine)
  • Benzodiazepines (Xanax, Valium, Klonopin)
  • Barbiturates (phenobarbital, butalbital)
  • Cocaine (crack-cocaine)
  • Hallucinogens (marijuana, PCP)
  • Opioids (heroin, painkillers, fentanyl, kratom)

Hotel California by the Sea, Bellevue provides detoxification services in a state-licensed, Joint-Commission-accredited, and fully-staffed residential treatment facility. Here, we have cultivated a safe and supportive environment for clients to recover in the initial stages of their newly sober lives.

What is Drug Detox in Washington State?

Detoxification, also referred to as “detox” for short, is a service provided at Hotel California by the Sea, Bellevue, to safely manage the (sometimes dangerous) withdrawal symptoms of clients who are newly sober. Our inpatient King County detox center ensures that no matter what substances someone might be withdrawing from, they are monitored around-the-clock by medical professionals who specialize in treating addiction. 24/7 surveillance by medical professionals allows our staff to immediately address any issues that could arise during the detox process.

With 24/7 medical monitoring and medication-management, clients can rest easy knowing they are not alone during one of the most challenging phases of their recovery journey. Comfort during this time is of the utmost importance. Hotel California by the Sea cuts no corners in ensuring that our clients have the best opportunity to get through this challenging period with as much support as possible.

Detoxing can be dangerous for anyone; clients are at the highest risk for medical complications during this time. When someone develops a substance use disorder, their body begins to rely on that substance to function on a chemical level.

When removing a substance that someone’s body is dependent upon, there is a wide array of possible medical complications that may arise. Detoxing in a treatment center may help prevent or safely manage any of the following:

  • Anxiety
  • Appetite disturbances
  • Cravings
  • Delirium Tremens
  • Delusions
  • Depression
  • Disorientation
  • GI distress
  • Hallucinations
  • Insomnia
  • Paranoia
  • Restlessness
  • Seizures
  • Vomiting

Detox in Washington State

The detox program at Hotel California by the Sea in Bellevue, WA, follows the American Society of Addiction Medicine, or ASAM, guidelines. The ASAM guidelines are the gold standard for all substance abuse facilities of various healthcare levels in the United States.

The guidelines our detox in Bellevue, WA prioritizes the most modern therapeutic modalities in addiction medicine. To abide by ASAM guidelines and ensure our clients’ utmost safety and comfort, those in our detox are medically monitored and managed by licensed professionals. Our clients receive 24/7 nursing care with a doctor-on-call for any emergencies.

Doctors, nurses, and technicians consistently monitor vital signs and withdrawal symptoms so that they may administer the most appropriate medications to clients. Day and night, our clients have access to nurses and technicians who understand the burden of withdrawal and are dedicated to easing this challenging experience in any way they can.

HCBTS Bellevue offers many medication options in detox to help our clients taper off of drugs or alcohol. For many substance users, stopping “cold-turkey” is not only extremely uncomfortable but also extraordinarily dangerous.

In our program, each client will be assessed by our doctor upon their admittance to our program. Depending upon the substances this person used, they may begin a regiment of tapering medications to reduce the impact of withdrawal. This may create the opportunity for medical stability and tremendously alleviate some of the worst symptoms of drug or alcohol withdrawal.

Inpatient and Outpatient Treatment

The road to long-term recovery does not end once a client has safely completed detox. Bellevue offers a full roster of inpatient and outpatient levels of care designed to provide the time and attention needed for our clients to begin their healing and recovery journey. This allows clients to learn the various coping mechanisms and life skills they will need to lead a healthy life after treatment.

At HCBTS Bellevue, our clients may experience a smooth transition throughout the following levels of care:

Continuing treatment after detox is an investment. We consider that long term treatment is one of the best ways our clients can safely transition back into work, school, or family life. From the beginning stages of detox to the final stages of outpatient treatment, our Bellevue detox is fully-equipped to offer a safe and supportive environment for our clients to get back on their feet.

Alcoholism and drug addiction can baffle and terrify addicts and their loved ones. Though it might seem daunting, there is a way out of the disease of addiction by working through it with the trained and loving staff at Hotel California by the Sea.

Our team of medical staff and mental health professionals will guide you or your loved one through the dark time of addiction and into the light of recovery. Our detox in Bellevue will be honored to serve as the first step towards your new, sober life.

Bellevue Washington Treatment Facility

Hotel California by the Sea, Bellevue in Washington state, is an addiction treatment center dedicated to our clients’ well-being and long-term success. Those we treat come from all walks of life and often travel from all over the United States to begin their recovery journey with us.

At our Bellevue, WA detox, doctors, nurses, and technicians all work together to ensure that every client’s experience is safe and comfortable.

Our staff at HCBTS, Bellevue, includes seasoned clinical experts that understand the disease of addiction and how to treat it effectively. The team at Bellevue understands that, in addition to treating the physical symptoms of withdrawal, a client’s mental health is equally vital in developing and maintaining long-term recovery.

Situated between Lake Washington and Lake Sammamish just outside of Seattle, Bellevue’s location boasts an inviting and serene locale for anyone’s first steps to recovery. Being just across the lake from Seattle means that any amenities, from lake views to state-of-the-art medical services, are just a short drive away. This ensures that all needs that might arise for our clients may be met with efficiency and ease.

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