Is Drug Rehab Necessary? Anchorage AK

Drug rehab may not be necessary for everyone. Some people may temporarily turn to drugs or alcohol during a difficult time in their life, but then are able to quit when things stabilize. Others may use drugs for recreational purposes and it doesn’t interfere with their life or livelihood. For those who find that they can’t go without taking drugs, experience withdrawal effects in the absence of drugs, and neglect personal and professional responsibilities when using drugs, drug rehab is necessary.

Starting Point
(907) 562-6116
341 West Tudor Road
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cook Inlet Tribal Council Inc
(907) 550-2400
4330 Elmore
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, Seniors/older adults
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Is Drug Rehab Necessary?

Drug rehab may not be necessary for everyone. Some people may temporarily turn to drugs or alcohol during a difficult time in their life, but then are able to quit when things stabilize. Others may use drugs for recreational purposes and it doesn’t interfere with their life or livelihood. For those who find that they can’t go without taking drugs, experience withdrawal effects in the absence of drugs, and neglect personal and professional responsibilities when using drugs, drug rehab is necessary.

Is Drug Rehab Necessary for You?

You may be the one qualified to answer this question but generally it’s loved ones who let you know when drug rehab is necessary. This is because most people struggling with drug addiction are the last to admit it. Every once in a while there’s a moment of clarity when the realization that this is no way to live sets in, but then denial returns. Drug rehab is necessary for you (or a loved one) when it has interfered with the quality of your relationships, job, health and responsibilities. Loss of interest in any of these areas as well as failure to take care of yourself and your personal appearance is a sign that you are in the grip of drug addiction and need help.

Drug rehab is necessary for you if you experience withdrawal symptoms in the absence of taking the drugs your body has become accustomed to. The inability to function without a drug in your system coupled with cravings and withdrawal symptoms is a positive indicator that you need pr...

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