Drug Treatment Programs Anchorage AK

Drug treatment programs deal with pathological substance abuse disorders. This is serious stuff. There are extensive treatments available, but no matter how expensive or fancy or professional they are, none of them will work until the user has decided once and for all to quit. Programs are, in fact, geared to helping guide the substance abuser to just such a revelation, providing activities and therapies that lead to personal insights.

Akeela Inc
(907) 565-1200
4111 Minnesota Drive
Anchorage, AK
Hotline
(907) 276-0528
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Starting Point
(907) 562-6116
341 West Tudor Road
Anchorage, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Salvation Army
(907) 276-2898
1709 Bragaw Street
Anchorage, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Volunteers of America Alaska
(907) 279-9634
1675 C Street
Anchorage, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders

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Genesis Recovery Services Inc
(907) 243-5130
2825 West 42nd Avenue
Anchorage, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

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Alaska Human Services Inc/Outpatient
(907) 561-4535
750 East Fireweed Lane
Anchorage, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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RITE Inc
(907) 562-7483
307 East Northern Lights Boulevard
Anchorage, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Providence Alaska Medical Center
(907) 212-6970
3801 Lake Otis Parkway
Anchorage, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Booth Memorial
(907) 279-0522x502
3600 East 20th Avenue
Anchorage, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS

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Narcotic Drug Treatment Center Inc
(907) 276-6430
520 East 4th Avenue
Anchorage, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Drug Treatment Programs

The history of drug treatment programs has been particularly barbaric. We are fortunate that contemporary drug treatment programs are much improved and that they consider the condition and welfare of the substance abuser instead of simply putting them in a straight jacket in a padded cell. (At least they don’t drill holes in people’s heads any more!) Now the latest technologies enable researchers to actually view the workings of people’s brains and understand specifics of chemical dependency.

Drug treatment programs deal with pathological substance abuse disorders. This is serious stuff. There are extensive treatments available, but no matter how expensive or fancy or professional they are, none of them will work until the user has decided once and for all to quit. Programs are, in fact, geared to helping guide the substance abuser to just such a revelation, providing activities and therapies that lead to personal insights. It all comes down to the point where a decision must be made, where the user must look at himself in a mirror and make the ultimate commitment to sobriety.

It is a hard truth to come to. It takes a significant degree of courage for the substance abuser to be able to trust a facility during the detoxification process. It is one reason that choosing the right facility is so crucial. The drug treatment program must provide a safe environment for detox, with complete medical supervision by qualified and caring professionals at a time when t...

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