Alcohol Abuse Wasilla AK

Alcohol abuse may start innocently enough. Letting off steam on the weekends, sporting events where you tie on a few too many, grabbing a buddy to hit the bar scene after a break-up. No one intentionally sets out to engage in alcohol abuse or set the stage for alcoholism, but all too often that’s exactly what happens.

Local Treatment

Alaska Family Services
Behavioral Health Treatment Center
907-376-4000
5851 East Mayflower Court
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Self-help groups, Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Screening for tobacco use,
Alaska Family Services
Behavioral Health Treatment Center
907-376-4000
5851 East Mayflower Court
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Self-help groups, Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Screening for tobacco use

Service Setting:Outpatient, Intensive outpatient treatment, Regular outpatient treatment

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Medicaid, State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid, Private health insurance, Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs

Alaska Addiction Rehab Services
Nugens Ranch
907-376-4534
26731 West Point MacKenzie Road
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Self-help groups, Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, TB screening, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Do not use medication for opioid addiction, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis B, Screening for Hepatitis C, Treatment for gambling disorder, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder,
Alaska Addiction Rehab Services
Nugens Ranch
907-376-4534
26731 West Point MacKenzie Road
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Self-help groups, Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, TB screening, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Do not use medication for opioid addiction, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis B, Screening for Hepatitis C, Treatment for gambling disorder, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder

Service Setting:Residential, Long-term residential

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., TRICARE), Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs, Access to recovery (ATR) voucher

Starting Point
(907) 376-6116
190 East Paulson Avenue
Wasilla, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

Data Provided by:
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

Data Provided by:
Women''s and Children''s Center for
(907) 451-8164
1027 Evergreen Street
Fairbanks, 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, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
Petersburg Mental Health Services Inc
(907) 772-3332
201 North Nordic Drive
Petersburg, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

Data Provided by:
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

Data Provided by:
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

Data Provided by:
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

Data Provided by:
Recovery Connection LLC
(907) 332-7660
500 Muldoon Road
Anchorage, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

Data Provided by:
Railbelt Mental Health and Addictions
(907) 832-5557
307 East 2nd Street
Nenana, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

Data Provided by:
Juneau Youth Services
(907) 789-7610
2075 Jordan Avenue
Juneau, 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, Gays and Lesbians, Pregnant/postpartum women, Criminal justice clients

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Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol abuse may start innocently enough. Letting off steam on the weekends, sporting events where you tie on a few too many, grabbing a buddy to hit the bar scene after a break-up. No one intentionally sets out to engage in alcohol abuse or set the stage for alcoholism, but all too often that’s exactly what happens.

There’s a lot of misconceptions swirling around about the notion of alcohol abuse and alcoholism. While alcohol abuse is often a precursor to alcoholism, this is not always the case. Someone can abuse alcohol and not be an alcoholic. The difference lies in the genetic make-up of each individual. People predisposed to alcoholism have a genetic predisposition that results in processing alcohol differently than others. This makes it difficult for them to stop drinking once they start. This phenomenon is known as craving. Craving for alcohol occurs on a mental and physical level, and can be so intense in alcoholics that everything else goes out the window. Work, school, relationships, responsibilities - all have been known to fall by the wayside in order to satisfy the craving for alcohol.

This is a considerable difference from someone who may begin drinking heavily after the loss of a loved one. Major life trauma or transitions can lead an individual to abuse alcohol in order to cope with grief and stress. While this is not the healthiest behavior, neither does it mean someone is an alcoholic. The best indicator is life management. If someone drin...

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