The Basics of Drug Rehab Anchorage AK

Drug rehab facilities are intended to detox a person from alcohol and drug addiction and introduce them to a new way of life without drugs and alcohol in a supervised environment. While this is accomplished through a variety of methods, the initial phase of drug rehab is to sever the physical dependence which can take from 3 to 10 days depending upon the severity of the addiction.

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

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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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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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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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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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The Basics of Drug Rehab

Drug rehab facilities are intended to detox a person from alcohol and drug addiction and introduce them to a new way of life without drugs and alcohol in a supervised environment. While this is accomplished through a variety of methods, the initial phase of drug rehab is to sever the physical dependence which can take from 3 to 10 days depending upon the severity of the addiction. Following physical detox, the majority of time spent at a drug rehab is to sever the psychological addiction and instill a new way of living sober.

Drug Rehab Detox

Drugs and/or alcohol must be removed from the body through a process called detox. Just quitting drugs or alcohol can be dangerous. The body has come to rely on the presence of a chemical and when it is removed, the body revolts. Withdrawal symptoms can range from headaches to seizures and everything in between. For this reason, medically supervised detox at a state-licensed drug rehab facility or hospital is advised.

Drug Rehab Evaluation

Once the body is physically stabilized, the client can be given a clinical evaluation to determine past history of drugs and alcohol use, physical health, emotional issues or trauma, chemical imbalance and family dynamics. This will help the treatment team at the drug rehab devise a treatment plan that is tailored to you. This plan will generally consist of drug and alcohol counseling and education. It may also include individual sessions with a psychologist, psychiatrist, marriage & fami...

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