CARF: Founded in 1966 as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, CARF International is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services. (Olalla CARF accreditation info)
WA State Division of Behavioral Health & Recovery: The Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery administers programs and services to prevent and reduce substance misuse, mental illness and problem gambling. With our community, state and national partners, we are committed to providing evidence-based, cost-effective services that support the health and well being of individuals, families and communities in Washington State.
SAMHSA: (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration): SAMHSA was established in 1992 and directed by Congress to target effectively substance abuse and mental health services to the people most in need and to translate research in these areas more effectively and more rapidly into the general health care system. Over the years SAMHSA has demonstrated that - prevention works, treatment is effective, and people recover from mental and substance use disorders.
National Institute on Drug Abuse: NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. This charge has two critical components. The first is the strategic support and conduct of research across a broad range of disciplines. The second is ensuring the rapid and effective dissemination and use of the results of that research to significantly improve prevention, treatment and policy as it relates to drug abuse and addiction.
Consumer Safety .org: ConsumerSafety.org strives to make information about recalls and safety-related news about drugs, medical devices, food, and consumer products accessible to everyone in a transparent, easily understandable way.
American Society of Anesthesiologists: Opioids are highly addictive, and opioid abuse has become a national crisis in the United States. Statistics highlight the severity of the epidemic, with the National Institute on Drug Abuse reporting that more than 2 million Americans abuse opioids and that more than 90 Americans die by opioid overdose every day, on average.
Opioid Abuse: https://www.asahq.org/whensecondscount/pain-management/opioid-treatment/opioid-abuse/
Opioid Treatment and Risks: https://www.asahq.org/whensecondscount/pain-management/opioid-treatment/
Non-Opioid Treatment: https://www.asahq.org/whensecondscount/pain-management/non-opioid-treatment/
Chronic Pain: https://www.asahq.org/whensecondscount/pain-management/types-of-pain/chronic
Delphi Psychiatry: Dr. Shoquist, The goal of Delphi Psychiatry is to provide a comfortable, confidential, and professional environment in which to work on any number of life circumstances and conditions of the brain that cause mood changes, anxiety, and behavioral changes.
We Are Here to Help
Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
Gig Harbor: Alcoholics Anonymous
Pierce County: Alcoholics Anonymous
Kitsap County: Alcoholics Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous is a non-profit fellowship of people who suffer from the disease of addiction, who meet on a regular basis to help each other stay clean and share their experience, strength, and hope.
Pierce County: Narcotics Anonymous
Kitsap County: Narcotics Anonymous
Al-Anon & Alateen Anonymous
The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope, in order to solve their common problems.
Washington State: Al-Anon & Alateen Anonymous