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  • NFL Players Push for League Marijuana Policy Reform

    Seven states passed new laws expanding legal access to marijuana this past election, allowing citizens in more than half of the states in this country to use the drug either recreationally or for medical purposes. Despite this, the federal government ...
  • According to a recent study, approximately 20% of college students rely on prescription stimulants like Adderall, Ritalin, and Vyvanse to help them navigate the stressful and study-focused world of academia. While these drugs are often used to treat ...
  • A recent study conducted by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania gave us a new look at the way the brain of someone addicted to opiates sees their own children. Over the course of the study, the researchers ...
  • Rehab In The US Needs To Improve: The Question Is ‘How?’ In a recent article , Maia Szalavitz, a journalist who has covered addiction for nearly three decades, highlighted the issue that drug rehabilitation centers in the United States are in ...
  • Retired soccer superstar Abby Wambach released her memoir titled “Forward” on Tuesday, September 13 where she detailed her career, starting from the beginning of her rise to glory all the way up to her most recent peak when she helped her team win ...
  • Talon Air Copilot BAC Nearly Four Times Legal Limit

    A Talon Air copilot was fired and arrested on August 25 after a colleague suspected that he showed up to work intoxicated. The copilot, whose name has not been released, was supposed to help fly a charter plane from Cherry Capital Airport in Traverse ...
  • The repercussions following the Washington state Medical Commission barring Dr. Frank Li from practicing medicine are only continuing to pile up. The state Labor & Industries (L&I) department network has suspended up to 20 medical professionals who ...
  • Patients Scramble to Find Necessary Medical Care

    Ever since Dr. Frank Li, the former medical director of Seattle Pain Centers’ license was suspended on July 14 , thousands of patients have been frantically searching for a new place to receive the care they need. Hundreds of patients have already ...
  • Revelations about Dr. Frank D. Li’s alleged wrongdoings have continued to come out following the Washington state Medical Commission’s decision to bar him from practicing medicine on July 14. According to The Seattle Times, health officials were ...
  • Dr. Frank D. Li, who is the head of eight Washington pain clinics, was barred from practicing medicine by the Washington state Medical Commission on Thursday, July 14 after he was charged with failing to properly monitor opiate prescription use, ...
  • In an unfortunate turn of events for approximately 500,000 Washington patients, Providence Health & Services announced on July 20 that they are not going to renew their commercial health insurance contract with Premera Blue Cross for 2017. Starting ...
  • Last week, detectives responded to a 911 call after four people — three men and one woman — were shot in a trailer near Lacey. According to reports, the woman and two of the men died, while the other man was shot in the chest and taken to the ...
  • How to Help a Loved One With Addiction

    Having a loved one who is addicted to drugs or alcohol can be a touchy subject. There may be a lot of things that you are feeling or ideas you think will help that person. It’s a great thing that you want to help as much as possible, but you must ...
  • Over the last five years, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration has collected and destroyed roughly 5.5 million pounds of unused prescription medication. Now, the DEA is continuing with the goal of collecting unwanted, unused, and expired ...
  • A History of Helping People

    Since 1935, our team at Schick Shadel has made it our personal goal to help individuals struggling with alcohol or drug addiction . Over the last 80+ years, our rehab center has helped more than 65,000 people start a new life with our counter ...
  • President Obama recently announced his budget for the fiscal year of 2017. In it, he proposes allocating $1.1 billion to support further programs trying to reduce the high number of heroin and prescription drug abuse and addiction. Prescription drug ...
  • For someone who is in recovery, going out with friends can be a challenge. While you want to spend time with people who matter to you, it can be difficult as various activities may put your sobriety in danger. At Schick Shadel, we encourage you to do ...
  • The Importance of Staying Connected

    At Schick Shadel, we know that in order to be successful with our drug and alcohol addiction treatments , there has to be a connection and support system. This is why we allow our patients to stay connected to those who mean the most to them. Our ...
  • Seattle, WA — January 7, 2016 — CARF International announced that Schick Shadel Hospital has been accredited for a period of three years for its Drug & Alcohol Detoxification and Inpatient Treatment programs. This is the first accreditation that the ...
  • Happy Thanksgiving from Schick Shadel

    The holidays are approaching and our team at Schick Shadel could not be more thankful for the patients we are able to help on a daily basis. When we opened our doors more than 80 years ago, we had a dedication to provide treatment for addiction. ...

The Benefits of Schick Shadel:

  • Fast 10-Day Inpatient Program

  • Over 65,000 Patients Treated

  • Not a 12-Step Based Program

  • Medical Hospital with MDs and RNs

  • Addiction is Treated as a Medical Condition

  • Most Insurance Accepted

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