Addiction Treatment Center - VA Puget Sound Health Care System
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VA Puget Sound Health Care System


Addiction Treatment Center

About the Program

Our mission is to provide compassionate care and instill hope in recovery. Using the most current and evidence-based approaches, we treat the whole individual, including underlying factors that contribute to problems with substance use. Care is provided by a team of psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, chaplains, and/or addiction therapists. Quitting substances is not required to get support. We welcome all substance use-related treatment goals, and celebrate all changes made in the direction of improved health and wellness.

Services Offered:

  • Inpatient/Outpatient Detoxification Services
  • Care Coordination*
  • Evening (Seattle & American Lake) and Weekend Hours (Seattle only)
  • Gender-inclusive & Gender-specific Treatment Options
  • WA State Approved Treatment (for satisfying legal requirements)
  • Drug & Alcohol Monitoring
  • Evidence-based Therapies - Substance Use & Mental Health Concerns**
  • Psychiatric Care
  • FDA-approved Medications – Treating: Opiate, Alcohol & Tobacco use disorders (including Methadone & Buprenorphine)
  • Overdose Prevention Education & Kit 
  • Opportunities to Participate in Research Studies

* Referrals can be made for housing resources, finances, mental health, chronic pain, medical/physical health, quitting tobacco, and residential treatment.
** Please note that most therapy is provided in a group format.
*** If you have not already done so, please confirm eligibility for health care services at the VA Medical Center. Call 1-800-329-8387 x76542

How to Enroll:

American Lake Campus
9600 Veterans Drive, Tacoma, WA 98493 Bldg 61, 2nd Floor - Please call 253-583–1759 to set up an initial evaluation.

Seattle Campus
1660 S. Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108 Bldg 101, 1st Floor -  Walk-in: Tues. or Thurs. (Excluding Federal Holidays) at 7:30am for an initial evaluation (no appointment necessary). 
Or call 1-800-329-8387 x63318 or 206-277-3318 to make other arrangements.




Contact Info


  • AML: Bldg. 61, 2nd Floor
    SEA: Bldg. 101, 1st Floor

Contact Number(s)

  • 253-583-1759
  • 206-277-3318

Hours of Operation

  • M-F 8:00 - 4:30pm Tues Evenings, Sat. Mornings