Yacolt, Washington, is a small town in Clark County. The total area of Yacolt is less than one square mile, but the town relatively close to Vancouver and other nearby cities and towns of Southwest Washington.

Since it is a small town, there aren’t a lot of resources for drug and alcohol rehab and detox within the town itself. That doesn’t mean help isn’t available, though.

There are drug and alcohol rehab, detox and recovery resources nearby. There are also treatment options out of state that may be available for someone who is dealing with substance abuse and addiction.

Yacolt Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation and Treatment

Some of the substances that are especially problematic in Yacolt and the surrounding Clark County include opioids like heroin and fentanyl, as well as methamphetamine and alcohol. When a person struggles with drugs and alcohol, there are different treatment programs available to them.

Some programs are specific to the particular substance a person may struggle with, and others are general addiction treatment programs. Drug and alcohol rehab and treatment programs available in Yacolt and the surrounding areas may include:

  • Outpatient detox
  • Inpatient, medically supervised detox
  • Inpatient rehab also called residential treatment
  • Outpatient rehab programs, including intensive outpatient treatment

Drug and Alcohol Detox Programs and Treatment Centers in Yacolt

Addiction treatment is focused on the underlying factors leading to and contributing to addiction as well as relapse prevention.

Rehab treatment often begins with a medical detox program, regardless of whether someone struggles with alcohol or drugs. Detox cleanses the body of all traces of drugs and alcohol and is the necessary first step of rehab.

Currently, there are no drug or alcohol detox centers in Yacolt, Washington. However, there are options in nearby Woodland, Five Corners, and Vancouver. The Recovery Village Ridgefield offers medical detox care in a standalone facility entirely dedicated to detox. Clients can transition to inpatient care at The Recovery Village after completing detox.

Yacolt, WA Residential Treatment Programs

Residential treatment takes places in an inpatient rehab facility. An inpatient alcohol rehab or drug addiction treatment program requires participants to stay on-site at the facility during treatment. Living at a rehab facility during rehab has many advantages, including supervision and a calm, supportive environment. Some people travel for residential treatment programs, but you can stay near your home as well if that works best for you.

Ten residential treatment programs currently exist within a 25-mile radius of Yacolt, including in Brush Prairie. The Recovery Village Ridgefield is also around 16 miles from Yacolt and offers residential and other types of treatment programs. There are currently three hospital inpatient substance abuse programs within three miles of Yacolt also.

Yacolt Partial Hospitalization Programs

Partial hospitalization programs (PHPs) are for people who require intensive treatment but may be able to return home or leave treatment in the evenings, depending on the facility’s requirements. Someone in a PHP should be reasonably expected to show improvements and their home environment should be supportive and substance-free.

Within 25 miles of Yacolt, there are currently five partial hospitalization or day treatment programs. The Recovery Village Ridgefield also offers partial hospitalization programs.

Yacolt Outpatient Treatment Programs

Outpatient treatment is a lower level of care. There are some different scenarios in which a person may be in outpatient rehab. Some people may start treatment with outpatient care, especially if their addiction isn’t severe or they do not need intensive care.

Another example of when an outpatient treatment program might be used is if someone has already completed a higher level of care, like detox and inpatient, and steps down into outpatient rehab.

There are currently 35 outpatient drug treatment programs within 25 miles of Yacolt, including in Battle Ground, Brush Prairie, and Vancouver. Outpatient treatment is available at The Recovery Village Ridgefield, too, including intensive outpatient treatment.

Sober Living and Rehab Aftercare Programs in Yacolt

Completing a rehab program is an important and life-changing step, but recovery is something that needs to be maintained over the long-term. That’s why a rehab program should integrate rehab aftercare and continuing care into all patients’ treatment plans.

Also called continuing care, there are many options for aftercare planning. Some plans may include one approach, while others may include several. Options for drug rehab aftercare usually include:

  • Sober living homes
  • Rehab alumni programs
  • Support groups
  • Counseling

Specialized Treatment Programs in Yacolt

For the best treatment outcomes, a rehab program should be closely matched to the needs of the individual. With this consideration in mind, there are specialized treatment programs near Yacolt, including:

  • Nine substance use programs within 25 miles of Yacolt offer rehab for the LGBT community
  • Six programs within 25 miles of Yacolt that offer rehab for veterans, primarily in Vancouver
  • 18 options are women’s rehab centers, in Brush Prairie, Vancouver, and Ridgefield. There are also 10 programs with rehab for pregnant women and postpartum women.
  • 22 substance abuse programs near Yacolt work with people who have co-occurring mental health disorders
  • 15 programs near Yacolt offer rehab for teens and adolescents
  • 17 programs near Yacolt for individuals who have experienced trauma, including rehab for PTSD

What Is the Process Like in a Drug Detox and Rehab Facility?

It’s difficult to say specifically what the process to receive addiction treatment will look like because it’s based on the person and the facility.

Intake Assessment

However, most of the time, the drug treatment process or the alcohol treatment process begins with an in-depth assessment. This evaluation allows all of a patient’s treatment team to learn as much as possible about the individual and their needs.

Medical Detox

Once that’s completed, if necessary, a supervised detox program may begin, which is a time when withdrawal symptoms are monitored and treated as needed.

Transition to Inpatient or Outpatient Care

Following the completion of detox, the next phase of someone’s treatment plan may begin. The goal of rehabilitation is to help address the underlying issues of addiction and then also provide the patient with the tools and coping mechanisms to transition back into their daily life.


Aftercare is also part of the process in a rehab facility. The goal of aftercare is to provide a strategy that will help the patient maintain long-term recovery.

Find more details about the drug and alcohol treatment process on this page from The Recovery Village.

Finding the Best Rehab Program for You

For someone to have the best outcomes from rehab, they need to be comfortable in the program. A big part of that is taking the time to ensure the center is well-matched to your needs.

Considerations to think about on a personal level include:

  • Do you need dual-diagnosis treatment? You may have a co-occurring disorder along with substance use disorder that also needs to be treated, like anxiety, depression or an eating disorder.
  • What is the facility like?
  • What are the qualifications and credentials of the staff of the center, and does the staff include medical professionals?
  • Would you need to travel to the center, and if so, are you ready and able to do that?
  • Is there a waitlist, or would you be able to begin treatment immediately?

What Questions Should You Ask When Considering a Treatment Program?

Along with the above questions that are related to your needs, there are general questions you can ask the staff of a treatment center as well, to assess the quality of care provided.

Is Your Treatment Facility Accredited?

Accreditation for a rehab center can indicate it meets certain quality standards in the provision of care. For mental health and substance abuse treatment programs, the best accreditation is from the Joint Commission.

How Is Addiction Treated at Your Facility?

Often a rehab center will have an underlying philosophy used as a framework for their treatment. For example, rehab programs may be based on 12-step programs. Some programs may be holistic, while others may be religious. In addition to those elements, any rehab center should use evidence-based approaches based on science and research.

How Can I Pay for Treatment?

People tend to have concerns about the affordability of rehab, but many treatment centers, including The Recovery Village Ridgefield, accept private insurance. There was a significant expansion in private insurance coverage for substance abuse and mental health treatment under the Affordable Care Act several years ago. For people who don’t have insurance, or for whom insurance won’t cover all of rehab, ask the center about financing and payment plans.

What Will Happen on a Typical Day in Treatment?

If you’re going to an inpatient rehab program, knowing about what to expect is especially important because you will be living there. Inpatient rehab programs can vary from 28 days up to several months or longer, so it’s natural to want to know what the treatment day could be like. Ask about the regular schedule, how much time is spent in group therapy and how much time is dedicated to recreational therapy or free time.

Find more information with The Recovery Village’s frequently asked questions.

Exploring Treatment Options Near Yacolt

Some people travel for rehab while others stay close to home. If you’re considering rehab or treatment, should you stick with drug abuse treatment near Yacolt, or should you travel for rehab?

Traveling for rehab can offer some advantages to people. First, it allows them to leave their environment, which may be filled with stress, triggers and reminders of active addiction. Physical separation can help with mental separation as well. Traveling for rehab can feel like a fresh start, and if you aren’t close to your home, you’re less likely to leave treatment early.

However, there are also benefits of staying and seeking drug abuse treatment near Yacolt. It can be less expensive because you don’t have to pay for travel, and you might not even be able to travel currently. You may feel more comfortable, and your family and support system can be close to you during treatment and perhaps even participate. Additionally, your insurance may not cover traveling for rehab.

Additional Addiction and Rehabilitation Resources in Yacolt, WA

As well as rehab and substance abuse treatment programs, other addiction and mental health resources are available in Yacolt and nearby. These can include support groups, government resources, and non-profit organizations.

Recovery Meetings Near You in Yacolt, WA

Long-term sobriety can come with challenges and obstacles. One way people overcome these in recovery is by attending a support group and recovery meetings. Support and recovery groups allow you to come together with people who have similar situations to your own and you can share your stories and also offer support to others. There are no official requirements of participation in support groups like Alcoholics Anonymous other than the desire to stop drinking.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meetings in Yacolt, WA

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is the oldest support and recovery group of its kind. Alcoholics Anonymous is based on the 12-step premise. These meetings are held in different locations throughout the world daily, and when someone completes treatment, participation in AA can help them significantly.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meetings in Yacolt, WA

  • Local AA Meetings

    Amboy Fire Hall
    Sundays, 2 p.m.
    21705 Northeast 399th St., Amboy, WA 98601

    Amboy Fire Hall
    Fridays, 8 p.m.
    21705 Northeast 399th St., Amboy, WA 98601

    Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
    Mondays, 7:30 p.m.
    14208 Northeast 249th St., Battle Ground, WA 98604

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Meetings in Yacolt, WA  

Alcoholics Anonymous is for people who struggle with alcoholism. Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a 12-step program for people who struggle with substances other than alcohol.

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Meetings in Yacolt, WA

  • Local NA Meetings

    Cherry Grove Church
    Fridays, 7:00 p.m.
    9100 Northeast 219th St., Battle Ground WA 98604

    St. Andrew Church
    Tuesdays, 6 p.m.
    5607 NE Gher Rd., Vancouver, WA 98662

SMART Recovery Meetings in Yacolt, WA   

The 12-step format and approach may not work for everyone or be their preference. There are other options for support and recovery groups like SMART Recovery, which is a group for addictive behaviors of all kinds, and the approach is built on self-management and self-reliance.

SMART Recovery Meetings in Yacolt, WA

  • Local SMART Recovery Meetings

    Recovery Resource Center Books and Medallions
    Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.
    9317 NE Highway 99, Suite M, Vancouver, WA 98665

    Recovery Resource Center Books and Medallions
    Thursdays 7:30 p.m.
    9317 NE Highway 99, Suite M, Vancouver, WA 98665

Al-Anon and Nar-Anon Meetings in Yacolt

Al-Anon and Nar-Anon are meetings for people who are affected by another person’s addiction. These family groups are also 12-step programs.

Al-Anon and Nar-Anon Meetings in Yacolt

  • Local Al-Anon and Nar-Anon Meetings

    Local Al-Anon Meetings include:

    Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m.
    Parkway Baptist Church
    409 South Parkway Ave., Battle Ground, WA 98604

    Sundays, 7:00 p.m.
    Elim Lutheran Church
    15815 NE 182nd Ave., Brush Prairie, WA 98606

    Local Nar-Anon Meetings include:

    Mondays, 7:30 p.m.
    SW Medical Center-PeaceHealth Hospital
    400 NE Mother Joseph Place, Vancouver, WA 98664

Non-Profit Organizations in Yacolt, WA

Non-profit organizations in Yacolt and Clark County, as well as the southwest Washington region, may be helpful to people with substance abuse problems or mental health issues.

Non-Profit Organizations in Yacolt, WA

  • NAMI Southwest Washington

    NAMI Southwest Washington
    2500 Main St., Suite 120, Vancouver, WA 98660

  • Sea Mar Battle Ground Medical

    Sea Mar Battle Ground Medical
    118 S. Parkway Ave., Battle Ground, WA

  • Free Clinic of SW Washington

    Free Clinic of SW Washington
    4100 Plomondon St., Vancouver, WA 98661

  • Columbia River Mental Health

    Columbia River Mental Health
    7415 NE 94th Ave., Vancouver, WA 98662

Yacolt Substance Abuse Hotlines

Along with rehab centers, local recovery groups and nonprofits, there are substance abuse, mental health and crisis lines available to people in need in Yacolt and surrounding areas. For non-crisis situations relating to substance abuse, addiction, and rehab you can also contact The Recovery Village Ridgefield.

Yacolt Substance Abuse Hotlines

  • Clark County Mental Health Crisis Line

    Clark County Mental Health Crisis Line

  • NAMI Helpline

    NAMI Helpline

  • Columbia Treatment Services

    Columbia Treatment Services

  • WA Recovery Helpline

    WA Recovery Helpline

  • National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline

    National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline

  • Suicide Prevention Hotline

    Suicide Prevention Hotline

  • Lines for Life Alcohol and Drug Helpline

    Lines for Life Alcohol and Drug Helpline

  • The Recovery Village Ridgefield

    The Recovery Village Ridgefield

City of Yacolt, WA

Yacolt is a small town in Clark County, Washington. The estimated population of Yacolt is around 1600 people. Recreational areas in Yacolt include Yacolt Recreational Park. The closest major airport serving the area is Portland International Airport. Yacolt is located at 45.8668° N, 122.4076° W.

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