Community support groups requiring no fee:Alcoholics Anonymous,
for immediate help call: 360-830-6283 support for
alcoholics in recovery. Meetings are also open to alcohols who are still
drinking.Al-Anon, 1-888-425-2666, support for families of
Anonymous, support for those addicted to drugs.
Low Income/Medicaid Providers click here
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, Substance Use Treatment Services Information, click here
Narcotics Anonymous1-866-266-5991 (24 Hr)
Crisis Clinic(360) 479-3033 (24 Hr)
Kitsap Recovery Centerwww.kitsapgov.com/wsolympic/krc/recoveryctr.htm(360)
United Way of Kitsap County Info Linkwww.unitedwayinfo.orgInformation & Referral
Washington Telecommunications Relay
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Do I have a problem? Does my loved one have a problem? A
person might have a problem if he or she:
If I think there is a problem, what can I do?Contact
your private physician, if you have one. Call Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics
Anonymous, the Crisis Clinic, or a qualified counselor. Possible contacts are
listed under the "Need Help? button to the right of this screen.
What help is available?Kitsap County has many state
approved agencies providing various treatment programs for alcohol and drug
addiction. Community support groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics
Anonymous are also available.
What should I do if I have private insurance?Contact
your insurance provider to review your benefits. Some providers require a
medical facility for treatment. See your physician for an assessment and
What if I can't afford treatment?The Department of
Social and Health Services (DSHS) provides people with support in seeking
financial assistance due to incapacity from alcohol/drug addiction. In order to
get this help, you need to establish your financial eligibility. Your
eligibility is determined by the local DSHS Community Services Office. To get
more information call (360) 478-4574.
What community support groups are available in Kitsap
County?Please click the "Treatment Options" button to the top of
this page to see a listing of local treatment providers.
How do I get and assessment for court purposes?Deferred
prosecution is available only for people who believe alcoholism or other drug
addiction problems caused the behavior that lead to the arrest. Everyone
convicted of a DUI or physical control violation must undergo an alcohol or drug
evaluation/assessment by a state approved alcohol/drug treatment agency (there
is generally a fee for the assessment). The assessment requested by the court
determines your involvement with alcohol and/or drugs and recommends the best
course of action.
Can I be in contact with my family and loved ones while I am in
treatment?Yes. Alcohol/drug addiction is a family disease. Families
and close friends are encouraged to be involved in treatment and receive
education about addiction.
How do I find help for my child?Have your child's
behavior assessed at a treatment center that provides youth services. (See
What kind of a time commitment do I need to make during my child's
treatment?The answer to this question depends on the treatment
program that you select. Some programs require weekly family therapy
Does a youth program encourage academic progress during treatment and
does it work within the school to provide aftercare?These are
important questions to ask a treatment program before deciding which program is
best for you.