The Basics of Drug Rehab Wasilla 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.

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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Starting Point
(907) 376-6116
190 East Paulson Avenue
Wasilla, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse
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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Central Peninsula General Hospital
(907) 714-4524
250 Hospital Place
Soldotna, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
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 co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Minto Counseling Center
(907) 798-7323
Minto, 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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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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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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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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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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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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