Addiction Resource Guide

Schick Shadel Hospital

Freestanding Chemical Dependency Rehab

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Schick Shadel Hospital provides detoxification and a unique, short stay, medical program for alchoholism and all drug addictions."

Treatment Philosophy:

"Schick Shadel Hospital provides individualized treatment based on the disease concept of alcohol/drug addiction with an emphasis on restoring the patient to physical and emotional well-being."

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"Because of our highly trained medical staff, Schick Shadel Hospital is able to provide medication and other support for treating patients who have a dual diagnosis."

Family Program:

"Schick Shadel Hospital offers both one to one and group counseling to the family of the recovering person."

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"The patient and his/her counselor develop an aftercare plan which includes 12 Step support groups."

Position on Confrontation:

"Confrontation is not customarily part of our treatment."

Other Characteristics:

"In addition to individualized and group counseling, Schick provides a medical program of counter-conditioning which helps patients lose the craving for alcohol and drugs."


  • Number of Beds: 63
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 490
    Average Length of Stay 13
    Percent of Women 21%
    Percent under 25 5%
    Percent with College Education: 40%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification:10%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: No


Facility has group sessions for:
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Crystal Meth Addiction
  • Heroin Addiction
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Methadone Withdrawal
  • Prescription Drugs Addiction
  • Relapse


    Self-pay Cost per Week: Data Not Supplied
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
    Medicare Coverage accepted: Yes
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Yes


    Licensed by: State of Washington
    Type of License: Alcohol/Drug Treatment Hospital
    Accredited by: JCAHO

    Contact Information:

    Admissions Telephone Number: (800) 272-8464
    General Information: (800) 272-8464
    Address: 12101 Ambaum Blvd. S.W.
    Seattle, WA, 98146