Search Drug and Alcohol Rehabs in Alaska by Borough

Created On Monday, 21, March 2016
Modified On Friday, 10, September 2021

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Alaska, unique in so many other ways, is also a state that is unique in its substance abuse. Drug and alcohol addiction has swept across the nation in recent years, and Alaska has not been missed. This state struggles in particular with its sheer prevalence of addiction to drugs and alcohol. Though the state is very sparsely populated, the state has very concentrated addiction.

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Addressing the Problem with Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation

Alaska has an addiction problem but that does not mean that those who are addicted in Alaska cannot receive help. Rehabilitation for drug and alcohol addiction of an inpatient nature is the best shot that such addicts have. When an addiction to drugs or alcohol sets in, it becomes a life-gripping problem. Only an inpatient, residential addiction center can provide the types of services that can address it properly. For Alaska addicts, their lives are at risk, and rehab is the best shot that they have at a new, sober future.

Some of the rehab centers in Alaska are:

  • Family Centered Services of Alaska, an addiction rehab center in Fairbanks that focuses on involving the addict's family in their treatment program.
  • The Fairbanks Native Association, a rehab center also in Fairbanks that services both Native Americans and non-natives alike.
  • The Summit of North Star in North Star that concentrates on reintegration and coping strategies.

Addiction to drugs and alcohol does not have to be a permanent crisis. With rehab, it can and is addressed.

(The Office of the President of the United States of America, www.whitehouse.gov provides critical information on the current drug addiction problem and potential resources for battling it.)

Below, you will find a list of the different substance abuse treatment available in the state of Alaska. The list may be incomplete, so if you cannot find what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists now at 1-800-304-2219.

List of Drug & Alcohol Addiction Services in Alaska

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Marcel Gemme, DATS - Author

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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people. He is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist graduate with Honours of Stratford Career Institute. Marcel has also received a certificate from Harvard for completing a course entitled The Opioid Crisis in America and a certificate from The University of Adelaide for completing a course entitled AddictionX: Managing Addiction: A Framework for Succesful Treatment.