The Beginning of a New Day

Daybreak Youth Services is a non-profit organization that has been successfully treating teens for drug and alcohol abuse for over twenty-five years as an innovative leader in the youth drug and alcohol treatment field. With a strong commitment to serving teens and their families, Daybreak provides a safe, secure learning environment where kids can work on their problems.

Their staff aids children in developing specific tools that will help him or her manage their emotions and understand those feelings which can lead to drug use. Daybreak encourages young people to believe in themselves and to embrace the values of personal responsibility and accountability.

Finding the most appropriate place to obtain help for your son or daughter who is using drugs or alcohol can be an incredibly overwhelming experience. There are so many questions that a parent or guardian may have. Daybreak offers a wide variety of services including, both inpatient and outpatient treatment.

Inpatient Programs

Certified by the Division of Alcohol and Substances Abuse, Daybreak’s Inpatient chemical dependency treatment programs meet criteria set by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) as Level III medically monitored programs. Their methods have been deemed by the industry to be “Best Practices” due to their effectiveness.

The Inpatient programs serve teens from ages 12 to 17 throughout Washington state and across the northwest, including: Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Alaska. Daybreak operates two facilities with a 34-bed facility in Spokane, Washington, which houses both boys and girls in separate halls, and a 16-bed boys only facility in Vancouver, Washington.

In these secure environments, young adults receive the benefits of drug and alcohol treatment, school, recreation and an introduction to 12 step programs. A clients length of stay depends upon each individual's situation, the severity of the problem and progress during treatment. For more information and to promptly place your child in one of Daybreak’s facilities, simply contact the Admissions department at (888) 454-5506 Extension 26.

Inpatient Treatment Staff and Environment

Primary Counselors consist of chemical dependency counselors, social workers and mental health counselors, all of whom are cross-trained in chemical dependency and mental health counseling. School programs are tailored to each individual, with teachers assessing and tutoring students according to their individual academic needs.

Daybreak’s living and treatment environment is designed to be warm and safe, yet highly structured in order to facilitate behavioral coaching and teaching. Within the setting, Skills Coaches provide feedback and instruction about recovery issues and effective behavior.

Outpatient Services

Daybreak Outpatient strives to assist young people in identifying their issues, showing them there is another way of life, and teaching them skills they need in order to live without substances. Their programs focus on the intervention of kids in the early use of substances as well as, assisting teens in recovery from chemical dependency.

Daybreak’s services are provided after school, evenings or weekends, so that the teens and parents can continue their daily lives at home, school, and work with locations in Spokane, Spokane Valley and Vancouver, WA. Call Monday thru Friday, 9:30 to 5:30 for additional information or to request an appointment.

Goals and Approach

Daybreak has built their reputation by providing a wide range of treatment options for teenagers that get results including:

  • Individual Therapy

  • Family Therapy

  • Recovery Education

  • Skills Training Groups

  • Support Meetings

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

Their team of experts provide a comprehensive and structured model that recognizes and supports the unique needs of teenagers in order to help adolescents understand, internalize and embrace not only a program of recovery from chemical dependency, but also a healthy lifestyle.  

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Detailed Information about Daybreak Youth Services:

Facility Info
Language Assistance: ASL / Hearing Impaired
Payment Assistance: Sliding Fee Scale
Payment Options: Self Payment
State Financed Insurance
Private Health Insurance
Military Insurance (VA, TRICARE)
Residential Options: Outpatient Level I
Residential Short Term Treatment
Residential Long Term Treatment
Service Types: Substance Abuse Treatment
Special Programs: Youth
Treatment Types: Substance Abuse Treatment Services