Prescription Drug Rehabs Anchorage AK

Abuse of painkillers, tranquilizers and other prescription drugs is becoming epidemic, especially among young people. These so-called “white collar addictions” are no less dangerous than addictions to street drugs, though users are often lulled into thinking they are safe because they are manufactured and distributed legally. Read more.

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

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Alaska VA Healthcare Sys/Reg Office
(907) 257-4854
2925 DeBarr Road
Anchorage, AK
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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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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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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Prescription Drug Rehabs

Prescription Drug Rehabs For “White Collar” Addictions

Many people have an inaccurate (or at least incomplete) understanding when they hear about “the drug problem in this country.” They immediately envision an emaciated crackhead picking at the sores on her skin, a wild-eyed methamphetamine tweaker out in the boonies, or a heroin junkie nodded out on a filthy city street. While these problems certainly do exist, it might be surprising to learn that approximately 40 percent of admissions to drug treatment centers consist of prescription drug abusers.

Abuse of painkillers, tranquilizers and other prescription drugs is becoming epidemic, especially among young people. These so-called “white collar addictions” are no less dangerous than addictions to street drugs, though users are often lulled into thinking they are safe because they are manufactured and distributed legally. Psychosis, life-threatening seizures, overdose and other severe health issues result from using prescription drugs, and recovery is a long and difficult process.

 Specialized Prescription Drug Rehabs

Quitting prescription drugs abruptly can be dangerous, so the first step in recovery is to enter a prescription drug rehab center licensed for detoxification. Medically supervised detox uses anticonvulsant medications and other ameliorative measures that make withdrawal safer and more comfortable, though the process takes a long time. There are also more rapid detox techniques, such as neurotransmi...

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