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Top Alaska Addiction Recovery Centers: Reviews and Ratings

Knowing where to go for rehab can be difficult, especially if it’s your first time. Our recovery center reviews make it easier for you to browse Alaska facilities, read about their specializations and services, find out more about the staff, and read what other patients have to say about their experiences.

All of this can help you choose a program that’s right for you and can help you get on the road to recovery.

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Treatment Centers in Alaska

Serenity House Treatment Center
245 North Binkley Street, Suite 202 Soldotna, AK 99669
Akeela Inc.
360 W. Benson Blvd. Anchorage, AK 99503
Sitka Counseling and Prevention Services
113 Metlakatla Street Sitka, AK 99835
Providence Alaska Medical Center - Breakthrough
3760 Piper Street Suite 1108 Anchorage, AK 99508
Southcentral Foundation Dena A Coy
4130 San Ernesto Avenue Anchorage, AK 99508
Interior AIDS Association
710 3rd Avenue Fairbanks, AK 99701
Mental Health Services
3050 5th Avenue Ketchikan, AK 99901
Womens and Children Center for Inner Healing
1027 Evergreen Street Fairbanks, AK 99709
Peninsula Com Health Services
230 E Marydale Ave Soldotna, AK 99669
Narcotic Drug Treatment Center Inc Center for Drug Problems
520 East 4th Avenue Suite 102 Anchorage, AK 99501
In Roads To Healing
3100 South Cushman Street Fairbanks, AK 99701
Genesis Recovery Services Inc
2825 West 42nd Avenue Anchorage, AK 99517
Alaska Childrens Services Inc
4600 Abbott Road Anchorage, AK 99507
Turning Point Counseling Services
315 5th Avenue Fairbanks, AK 99701
Nugen's Ranch
26731 Point MacKenzie Rd. Wasilla, AK 99654

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More Info About Rehab in Alaska

Drug Addiction in Alaska

Alaska has high rates of alcohol and illicit drug abuse. Drug cartels and gangs have infiltrated rural and urban areas in the state, and they exploit the massive land area and limited law enforcement resources. They are able to charge more for drugs due to many areas of the state being long distances away from major infrastructure hubs.2

Despite its size, the state only has 88 treatment facilities, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.1 However, many facilities accept private and public insurance or offer reduced fees based on income. Twelve-step meetings are available across the state.

Alcohol, heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine, prescription drugs, and marijuana are the primary substances of abuse in Alaska. Many users abuse more than one drug and often use multiple drugs at the same time.2

Addiction by the Numbers
  • The rate of illicit drug dependence or abuse in Alaska among those age 12 or older was 3.2% in 2013-2014 compared to the national average of 2.6%. The state’s rate increased from 2.7% in 2010-2011.3
  • The state’s rate of heavy alcohol use among those age 21 or older was 7.2% from 2010-2014, compared to the national average of 6.7%. During that time, only 10.6% of those who needed treatment for alcohol dependence received it.3
  • From 2009 to 2015, the number of heroin-associated deaths in the state more than quadrupled. In 2012, the state’s death rate from prescription painkillers was more than double the rate in the United States.2
  • In 2016, 6,236 pounds of prescription medicines were collected as part of a take-back program.2
How Much Does Rehab Cost?

Depending on the of program and facility you choose, the cost of your addiction treatment may differ. Things like the length of your program, the facility amenities, and number of staff, all affect the pricing.

Luckily, many Alaskan rehab centers make it easier for you to pay for treatment. AL facility payment options include private health insurance (92%), Medicaid (75%), military insurance (71%), and Medicare (47%). About 80% of facilities offer sliding scale fees and 87% accept cash or self-payment.1

Treatment Options

The type of treatment you need will be determined by an addiction specialist. Those with relatively severe addictions may benefit from longer inpatient stays, while others may only need outpatient rehab. There are also many different types of therapy options that will be available to you during your recovery. Things like group therapy, family therapy, individual therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) are often used to help treat drug and alcohol addiction.

Local Resources for Recovering Addicts
  1. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). (2015). National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS): 2015 State Profile – Alaska.
  2. Alaska State Troopers. (2016). Annual Drug Report.
  3. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2015). Behavioral Health Barometer: Alaska, 2015.
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