EvergreenHealth Monroe

The Recovery Center at EvergreenHealth Monroe serves those seeking help for chemical dependency throughout the Pacific Northwest. All programs are conducted at our center, located adjacent to the hospital.

We’ve successfully treated thousands of patients since 1973 and helped them return to their families and a productive life free from dependence on drugs or alcohol.

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The Recovery Center is licensed by Washington State Department of Health, Department of Behavioral Health and Recovery, and DNV.

Our Treatment Professionals

We use a multidisciplinary approach to treatment, drawing on the combined expertise of professionals from many areas. The treatment team includes:

  • The Medical Director
  • Chemical Dependency Professionals
  • Both Advanced Registered Nursing Professionals and Licensed Nurses
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor
  • Registered Dieticians
  • Pharmacists
  • Pastoral Counselor

Patients are assigned to a primary counselor who works with them throughout their stay.


Medical Director

Dr. John Patz has dual board certification in addiction medicine and family medicine, with extensive experience in medical detoxification and in using medication to assist in abstinence. Dr. Patz is on staff at EvergreenHealth Monroe.

Elizabeth Barrera, DO

Addiction Medicine Specialist

Dr. Elizabeth Barrera is board certified in family medicine and fellowship trained in addiction medicine, with an emphasis in high risk obstetrics. Dr. Barrera is on staff at EvergreenHealth Monroe.

David Anderson, LMHC, CDP

Program Director

David Anderson is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Chemical Dependency Professional. He has over 30 years of experience providing care to patients and their families. David has been the Program Director at the Recovery Center since 2002.


17880 147th St SE, Monroe, WA 98272