Schick Shadel Hospital: A Leader in Drug and Alcohol Treatment*
Schick is open and accepting new patients every day. We are considered an “Essential Business” in Washington State during the “Shelter in Place” order issued by the Gov. Inslee. For local residents, we can often get you in within 24 hours. Patients can bring laptops and phones to enable them to work remotely or have easy contact with loved ones. With extra housekeeping staff on-hand, we are taking extra caution and measures to ensure that our hospital remains as protected as possible. The cleanliness, safety, and health of our patients and staff is our top priority.
Fast 10-Day Inpatient Program
Over 85,000 Patients Treated
Not a 12-Step Based Program
Medical Hospital with MDs and RNs
Addiction is Treated as a Medical Condition
Most Insurance Accepted
Strategies for Mental Health
Taking care of your mental health is just as crucial as taking care of your physical health. Learn more about the signs that increasing stress is negatively impacting your mental health. You can also check out the CDC’s tips to help strengthen your mental health. In addition to our resources about recovery from addiction, we want to be a resource to help provide information for mental health in our community!
We accept insurance from many major employers
as well as most insurance plans and have financing options available…
We are now accepting Cigna health insurance! Please make a confidential call to verify your benefits: 800-CRAVING.
Phones, Computers, and Laptops Welcome!
Unlike most rehab and detox centers, at Schick Shadel Hospital, patients can have amenities and everyday comforts such cell phones and laptops. Our unique methods have helped our program become the longest running program in the US.
Scientific Evidence Proves Schick Shadel’s 10-Day Treatment Program Works!
Schick Shadel is the only inpatient alcohol and drug rehabilitation hospital in the nation that uses medical science, aversion therapy, and counterconditioning to successfully treat addiction by stopping addictive cravings in the brain. As a result, Schick Shadel has treated more than 85,000 patients successfully over the past 85 years.
In a published study, 69% of participating patients reported they were sober 12 months after treatment.**
A Schick Shadel and University of Washington study observed patient’s craving-related brain activity using an fMRI scan before treatment and 4 days after Schick Shadel’s treatments. The study concluded that there was a significant reduction or complete elimination of addictive cravings within the brain. After 12 months, 69% of participating patients were still sober.**
What is aversion therapy? Aversion therapy is a form of counter conditioning that helps remove cravings. The repetitious act of drug or alcohol use just strengthens the memory. Like a hard drive or digital camera, physical experiences stored in memory can be played back when triggered. Addiction builds associations in the brain that become embedded in short and long-term memory. Watch more videos here.