VA Portland Healthcare System Substance Abuse Treatment Program Claimed

1601 East 4th Plain Boulevard
Vancouver, WA 98661


Service Setting

  • outpatient detoxification
  • outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or naltrexone


  • private health insurance
  • military insurance


  • sliding fee scale
  • payment assistance (check facility for details)
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Primary Focus

  • Drug & Alcohol Treatment
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Services Provided

  • Detox
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Type of Care

  • Outpatient Treatment

About VA Portland Healthcare System Substance Abuse Treatment Program

VA Portland Healthcare System Substance Abuse Treatment Program is an outpatient detox facility located in Vancouver, WA. This program is very easy to locate and close to many homes in the Vancouver area so patients can easily visit often. This facility allows veterans and other individuals whose lives have been changed by addiction to find the help they need.

The staff at this facility hopes to provide treatment that is as safe and effective as possible for patients. All medical personnel are trained in trauma-informed care and understand the unique needs of veterans and their family members.

About VA Portland Healthcare System Substance Abuse Treatment Program

VA Portland Healthcare System Substance Abuse Treatment Program has been open in Vancouver, WA since 2011, and in that time, it has helped many men and women overcome substance abuse. Most of the patients at this facility are veterans, which allows for specialized care, but there are also many individuals from other walks of life who choose this option for detox.

The staff prides itself on providing respectful service to veterans and other patients as well as excellent customer service to those who seek treatment at this facility. All the staff members are trained in trauma-informed treatment as well as in the treatment specializations of veteran care.

This facility offers the general treatment options associated with outpatient detox, including medications and behavioral therapies. However, there are some amenities available to patients as well.

Patients who seek care in this program usually attend 45 to 90-day treatment stints, although care can sometimes last longer. If you or someone you love is a veteran living in Vancouver, WA with a serious substance use disorder and dependence, this could be the best option for a safe recovery.

Treatment Options

This facility is connected with a residential treatment program, so individuals who first need 24-hour care in a controlled environment can transition easily into their outpatient care. However, those who are stable enough to begin with outpatient treatment can do so.

The treatment options associated with VA Portland Healthcare System Substance Abuse Treatment Program are as follows:

  • Medications
    • Buprenorphine is offered to individuals recovering from opioid dependence as both a detoxification and a maintenance program.
    • Medication maintenance, when offered, is only provided at this facility for a predetermined amount of time.
  • Behavioral therapies
    • Patients attend both individualized and group therapy sessions for their safe recoveries.
  • Trauma-informed care
    • Many patients who come to this facility, including veterans, need care that will allow them to feel safe and not continue to perpetuate further trauma.
  • Easy transition from inpatient to outpatient care


This facility does offer certain amenities and other treatment programs one might not find in another program, such as

  • Anger management counseling
  • Hospital adjacency (VA hospital)
  • Family counseling
  • Couples counseling
  • Gambling addiction treatment
  • Nicotine cessation treatment
  • DUI/DWI classes


Both male and female patients over the age of 18 are accepted to this facility, although children and adolescents under the age of 17 may be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Other policies of VA Portland Healthcare System Substance Abuse Treatment Program include

  • Smoking is permitted in certain areas on the premises.
  • Patients can receive payment assistance and/or a sliding-fee scale based on need. Prospective patients are urged to get in touch with the facility and to find out if they qualify for certain payment assistance options.
  • The facility and its staff work to partner with patients in order to ensure they get the best, most effective care possible for their needs. This means creating an individualized treatment plan that takes those needs into account.
  • Walk-in hours at the facility are every Wednesday between 1 and 2 PM.

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