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American Behavioral Health Systems exists for the purpose of serving those in need of behavioral health intervention in order to regain effective control of their lives. We believe that most individuals have the ability to overcome their personal difficulties, but often are in need of guidance and counseling in order to successfully reach this goal. Through continued assessment, counseling and education, the ABHS staff will diligently address the needs of all clients admitted to our program. We are dedicated to providing quality and comprehensive counseling in an environment conducive to treating each individual with dignity and respect.

Established in 1997, American Behavioral Health Systems (ABHS) is the largest private provider of substance abuse treatment services in the state of Washington. ABHS is a local vendor, with local administrators who are able to respond to stakeholders immediately throughout the state. Our experience spans a broad continuum of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment. This includes three residential programs with a static capacity of 539 licensed treatment beds, including 80 co-occurring disorders-specific beds. All ABHS residential programs are certified to provide Outpatient SUD treatment. We also have several freestanding Intensive Outpatient Programs located throughout the state for clients in need of treatment.

ABHS specializes in Opioid treatment offering Vivitrol and Suboxone for the low income and Medicaid eligible populations of Washington State. ABHS treats individuals, who require medically assisted detox from Alcohol and Amphetamines. ABHS also address Benzodiazepine and Barbiturate withdrawal provided prior medical clearance is obtained from a licensed medical professional.

ABHS also offers Mental Health Outpatient treatment in Centralia, WA, a Crisis Stabilization Unit and Mental Health Outpatient Program in Wenatchee, WA, and currently the only agency housing beds for Ricky’s Law: Involuntary Treatment Act for Substance Use Disorder.