Alcoholism Wasilla AK

Alcohol is a socially acceptable drug found at sporting events and celebrations all over the world. Unfortunately, it’s also found in the majority of traffic accidents and domestic violence incidents. Alcohol infiltrates life for better or worse but for the person who is in the grips of alcoholism, it will only get worse.

Starting Point
(907) 376-6116
190 East Paulson Avenue
Wasilla, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Alaska Family Services
(907) 376-4000
5851 East Mayflower Court
Wasilla, AK
Hotline
(907) 376-4000
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women

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Annette Island Service Unit
(907) 886-4325
5th Avenue and Duncan Street
Metlakatla, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Gastineau Human Services
(907) 780-3039
5597 Aisek Street
Juneau, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Bill Brady Healing Center
(907) 966-8360
222 Tongass Drive
Sitka, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Women

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Alaska Addiction Rehab Services
(907) 376-4534
3701 Palmer Wasilla Street
Wasilla, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Men

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Volunteers of America Alaska
(907) 694-3336
7958 Stewart Mountain Drive
Eagle River, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Residential beds for clients' children

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Rainforest Recovery Center
(907) 796-8690
3250 Hospital Drive
Juneau, AK
Hotline
(907) 796-8610
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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ASAP Counseling Center
(907) 384-7368
600 Richardson Drive
Fort Richardson, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Kenaitze Indian Tribe
(907) 283-6693x3
110 North Willow Street
Kenai, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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Alcoholism

Alcohol is a socially acceptable drug found at sporting events and celebrations all over the world. Unfortunately, it’s also found in the majority of traffic accidents and domestic violence incidents. Alcohol infiltrates life for better or worse but for the person who is in the grips of alcoholism, it will only get worse.

Alcohol use can spiral into alcohol abuse, alcohol dependency and alcoholism . These are all labels with varying degrees of consequences. Someone may initially start drinking for fun and then find they start drinking to cope with life’s difficulties - a divorce, a death, a job loss or any other major transition. These life-changing events can be the catapult to alcohol abuse. Once alcohol becomes a way to cope, it’s a slippery slope that can lead straight into alcoholism. People who depend on alcohol soon become physically and psychologically addicted. They may have the best intentions to quit but the overwhelming desire for alcohol soon overpowers their good intentions and they drink again. This is why it generally takes professional help at an alcohol rehab in order to arrest alcoholism.

Many people struggle with the idea of being an alcoholic and this label alone can keep them from getting the help they need. It doesn’t matter whether you want to label it alcohol abuse, alcohol dependency or alcoholism , reliance on alcohol to cope with life is a problem that only gets worse. While these various labels can be confusing for ...

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