THS purchases Summit/Seneca branch location securing treatment site in the downtown core.
THS becomes the lead agency in King County for HUD-funded Youth Homeless Housing Navigators/Diversion Demonstration Project
THS recognized as a top-performing organization in delivering Best Starts For Kids Youth & Family Homeless Prevention Initiative at King County Executive Dow Constantine’s annual holiday press conference held at the Youth & Family Services Branch.
THS expands size of Kent Branch.
THS opioid addiction services, including Drug Court prominently featured in PBS Frontline documentary “Chasing Heroin”
THS is awarded contract by Seattle Housing Authority to provide social/emotional and academic support services to students living in Yesler Terrace and attending Garfield High School. THS opens first Primary Care and Women’s Wellness clinics at Summit/Seneca branch.
THS begins internship program with Sahmyook University in South Korea, expanding number of international medical students who come to THS to learn about the treatment of chemical dependency.
THS receives a two-year grant from Verdant to treat youth with co-occurring disorders through the THS Integrated Cognitive Therapy Program (ICTP).
THS is awarded King County Drug Court contract and becomes major provider of Drug Court services for adults.
THS receives a three-year accreditation by CARF for Opioid Substitution, Chemical Dependency and Mental Health Programs with the highest marks in agency history. Receives first time Aspire to Excellence certification for Governance.
THS offers services to female veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Military Sexual Trauma.
THS provides enrollment assistance to all program participants who are newly eligible to Medicaid expansion or other health insurance obtainable as part of the Affordable Care Act.
THS begins program with St. Tomas University in the Philippines to provide their physicians with training and experience in the treatment of chemical dependency.
Eastside branch begins offering Medication-Assisted Treatment in July 2012.
THS receives a three-year accreditation by CARF for behavioral health and opioid services (opioid services: Everett, Shoreline, Summit, Seneca).
THS begins providing outreach services to veterans through a program funded by King County Veterans Services Levy. THS provides outreach to 185 veterans in the first year of the program.
THS launches the ENCOMPASSTM program, an innovative treatment for youth with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders.
THS opens Summit Annex, housing pregnancy, parenting and women’s services.
The Youth and Family Branch in Everett opens in September 2010.
THS purchases Snohomish/Everett site.
THS merges with Central Youth and Family Services.
THS opens a branch in January in Everett/Snohomish County.
The Eastside branch begins to provide chemical dependency treatment for Russian speaking clients, and by the end of the year, clients were attending both individual sessions as well as the intensive outpatient treatment group.
THS actively works with Group Health Cooperative to establish a continuum of care to treat those referred by GHC.
THS engages and completes a major building remodel at the Summit Branch to enlarge the patient waiting area, patient bathrooms and to upgrade dispensaries. Additionally, automatic doors are installed to meet ADA requirements.
THS is awarded a three-year accreditation by CARF, the Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission, for alcohol/drug, opiate, and mental health treatment services. This was our third consecutive three-year accreditation (the highest level of accreditation awarded).
THS’ Summit Branch patients and Bastyr University collaborate related to an Acupuncture Study conducted by Bastyr University. The study examines treatment outcomes for patients utilizing acupuncture services and patients who do not elect to utilize acupuncture services.
The data suggests that acupuncture participants were more likely to achieve favorable treatment outcomes, including retention in treatment and more favorable progress toward treatment goals. Additionally, patients receiving acupuncture appear to have a more positive orientation related to recovery and the treatment process.
THS and Eastside Recovery Center merge effective January 2000.
THS establishes Seneca Branch at 1305 Seneca Street.
Alvirita Little Award presented to Elizabeth Thomas, ARNP, for her leadership and advocacy on behalf of children and families and her work with children as a pediatric nurse practitioner.
Therapeutic Health Services sponsors a Russian social worker from Khabarovsk to spend two and a half months with THS staff learning how chemical dependency and mental health services are provided in the U.S. The social worker provides guidance to THS about developing treatment services for Seattle’s growing Russian-speaking communities.
Focus on Families is recognized as one of eight programs nationally showing promise as an effective drug prevention program by The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.
Alvirita Little Award presented to Tsuguo “Ike” Ikeda for 50 years of service to at-risk youth and their families.
Therapeutic Health Services celebrates 25 years of service to the community.
Alvirita Little Award is presented to Senator George McGovern.
THS is featured in a Japanese national TV documentary focusing on treatment solutions for the worldwide drug problem.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse recognizes Focus on Families as one of the nation’s top ten effective prevention programs.
THS chemical dependency treatment programs receive the highest level of international accreditation through CARF — The Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission.
Alvirita Little Award is presented to the Drug/Alcohol 24 Hour Helpline.
Therapeutic Health Services offers long-term, mental health patient housing.
THS merges with Central Area Mental Health — now the Rainier Branch. THS is the first agency in Washington licensed to provide both mental health and chemical dependency services.
The first Alvirita Little Award is presented to New York City’s Mother Hale.
THS is certified to provide alcohol treatment in addition to chemical dependency services.
An additional branch opens to serve “non-traditional” drug abuse patients such as medical professionals, white-collar workers and professional athletes.
Therapeutic Health Services becomes a United Way of King County member agency.
Chemical dependency and support services for pregnant women begins – the first in the state of Washington.
Therapeutic Health Services (THS) is founded as the Center for Addiction Services.