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Alcohol Addiction, Effects on the Body, Alternative Alcohol Treatment

Alcohol addiction or alcoholism effects on the body of heavy drinking episodes coupled with the incapacity to handle alcohol normally.

Addiction Treatment, Non 12 Step Rehab, Drug, Alcohol Programs, WA

Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Programs at Schick Shadel Perhaps you, or someone you know, has tried to break a drug addiction or alcohol addiction, and failed to do so despite the best intentions. Addiction treatment programs, well-meaning people and willpower may not have been enough to bring recovery from alcohol or drug addiction.

Alcohol Treatment, Drug Rehab for Addiction, Schick Shadel Hospital, Seattle, Washington

The #1 alcohol treatment for alcohol addiction-our alcohol rehab and drug rehab treatment really works for addiction- Seattle, Washington, Schick Shadel Hospital

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Former patient testimonial

Former patient testimonial

If you believe no addiction treatment program could ever work for you, think again! Check out this shining testimonial of a former patient who got their life back after treatment at Schick Shadel Hospital.

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Actor’s death shines a light on addiction

Actor’s death shines a light on addiction

An excellent Seattle Times column discussed actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's death from an overdose and how addiction should be treated as a medical condition.

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We are covered by most insurance programs!

We are covered by most insurance programs!

Did you know that the Schick Shadel Hospital treatment program is covered by most insurance plans? Our admission counselors will work with you to verify your benefits prior to admission and are available seven days a week to answer any questions.

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We love our staff

We love our staff

Our treatment programs are staffed by caring, compassionate MD physicians, RN nurses, and professional counselors who create an atmosphere of understanding and acceptance.

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Spring is here!

Spring is here!

Spring is finally here! Could you use a fresh start this spring?

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Former Patient Testimonial

Former Patient Testimonial

Testimonial from a former patient: "After I left treatment, I haven’t had the desire or another drink in 22 years. Who says you can’t be successful in sobriety and have fun doing it? Now, many people recognize me, not as a drunk, but as a successful community provider."

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Addiction is not a mental or moral problem

Addiction is not a mental or moral problem

Addiction is a neurological disease – not a mental or moral problem. Compassionate medical treatment really helps!

Cocaine may increase stroke risk within 24 hours of use

Cocaine greatly increases ischemic stroke risk in young adults within 24 hours of use, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2014. Ischemic strokes occur when a blood vessel supplying blood to the brain becomes blocked, preventing a continuous supply of blood to the brain.

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Addiction Treatment Research: Counter Conditioning Approach

Addiction Treatment Research: Counter Conditioning Approach

Read about the success of Schick Shadel Hospital’s unique counter conditioning approach in this full treatment outcome report.

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April is coming!

April is coming!

April is just around the corner. A new month calls for new beginnings and freedom from addiction!

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Get help with amenities you are used to

Get help with amenities you are used to

Imagine an alcohol and drug treatment center where patients are allowed visitors, Wi-Fi, phones and TV. That’s just one component of the Schick Shadel difference.

Brain Reward System, Alcohol and Drug Addiction, Seattle WA

Figure 1 depicts the body's reaction to a positive experience - the normal reward, or pleasure, system. On the left are the body's needs, or drives: Hunger, sex, thirst and friendship. When these drives are satisfied, a signal transmits to the monitoring cells of the brain.

Alcohol Addiction, Effects on the Body, Alternative Alcohol Treatment

Alcohol addiction, or alcoholism, is a disease that manifests in repeated episodes of heavy drinking coupled with the incapacity to handle alcohol normally. Psychological and social pressures may aggravate alcoholism. Some alcoholics appear to have inherited the addiction through a genetically transmitted biochemical defect. Other addicts seem to have developed the addiction.

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Call for a free private consultation

Call for a free private consultation

Freedom from alcohol always starts with a first step—call us at (800) 500-6395 to receive a free private consultation that is 100% confidential.

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Let us help you

Let us help you

Schick Shadel is in the business of helping people get their lives back in an atmosphere of understanding and acceptance. Let us give you a helping hand.

Drug Detox Center

A Safe and Comfortable Drug Detox Center - Schick Shadel Hospital Drug Detoxification treatment, or "drug detox," as it's commonly known, is a process of monitoring and administering medical treatment to a person experiencing withdrawal symptoms. These symptoms can vary from uncomfortable to life-threatening, which is why it's important to detox with the help of trained medical professionals.

Marijuana Treatment, Drug Rehab for Addiction, Seattle WA

Our Marijuana treatment program provides medical treatment and addiction counseling simultaneously, to address all of the reasons for marijuana use.

Brain changes seen in college-aged stimulant users

Scientists have discovered college-aged individuals who occasionally use stimulant drugs display brain changes that may put them at higher risk for developing a serious addiction later in life.

Britain is sobering up with alcohol-free 'dry bars'

Is a bar still a bar if you can't buy a drink? In the UK, a number of bars that don't serve alcohol have opened up recently. They are called "dry bars" - and they're places where people can hang out, have a bite to eat and drink "mocktails."

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Have a Great Easter Sunday!

Have a Great Easter Sunday!

Wishing you and your family a safe and happy Easter holiday this Sunday.

Break Free of Marijuana Addiction

Today’s marijuana contains more THC than it did in the '70s, making it more potent than ever before. Our counter-conditioning treatment helps you break free of marijuana addiction.

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Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day! Are you participating in any Earth Day festivities today?