Holistic Approach to Alcoholism Treatment Anchorage AK

There are a number of challenges and fears of a complete treatment for any kind of physical addiction, whether it is alcohol or any other substance abuse. Research at alcoholism treatment centers to find out new and innovative ways for the treatment of alcoholism has given way to holistic methods of treating alcohol dependence.

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

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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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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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Stepping Stones
(907) 569-0097
611 West 47th Street
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, Residential beds for clients' children, Criminal justice clients

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Southcentral Foundation
(907) 729-5070x5073
4130 San Ernesto Avenue
Anchorage, 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, Residential beds for clients' children
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Inupiat, Yupik

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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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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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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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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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Holistic Approach to Alcoholism Treatment

There are a number of challenges and fears of a complete treatment for any kind of physical addiction, whether it is alcohol or any other substance abuse. Research at alcoholism treatment centers to find out new and innovative ways for the treatment of alcoholism has given way to holistic methods of treating alcohol dependence. These approaches mainly try to understand how the chemical addiction affects the functioning of the mind and the spiritual being of a person in accordance with his body. Holistic treatment of addiction encompasses the use of various kinds of unconventional methods like acupuncture, massage, yoga, nutrition as well as power work out. In some cases even Ayurveda and homeopathy are used to treat chronic cases of alcohol abuse. Holistic approach is to consider the body and the mind as one and to treat the two together.

Ways to Achieve a Holistic Treatment:

In order to avoid the side effects produced by alcohol in the first place and secondly by medication many alcoholism treatment centers are finding it best to approach a holistic method of treatment that will try to stay as natural in its methods as possible. The following are of some of the things that can be done in order to achieve a holistic treatment:

• Find a counselor who specializes in treatment of addiction by a holistic approach and then talk to him about the problems ailing you or your family member or friend. When you find it difficult to find anyone practicing a holistic approach to treatment then you can seek help from non-profit organizations specializing on natural food habits etc to help you out. You can also look in online communities and blogs for your kind of treatment.

• Find out in detail about the process of acupuncture. Ask yourself or your family member if it is feasible to undergo a treatment through this method. You can also go and visit an acupuncture specialist and talk to him regarding your signs of dependence. Acupuncture as a method of treatment is gaining prominence in the East as well as the West. However acupuncture is considered a supplement to the course.

• You can enroll for a Christian rehabilitation program which will be completely faith based. There are many approaches to spirituality. People who are otherwise uncomfortable about a strict religious practice may welcome guidance from some spiritual source in times of their distress in dealing with alcoholism. The purpose here is not the propagation of any one kind of religion but the ...

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