Synthetic Drug Addiction Detox & Rehabilitation Services in Alaska

Created On Wednesday, 10, April 2019
Modified On Wednesday, 08, September 2021


Synthetic drugs are created in a lab, by mixing different chemicals to mimic another substance, such as cocaine and marijuana. Synthetic drugs produce many devastating side effects, such as aggressive behavior, seizures, paranoia, and vomiting. The misuse of these drugs is an issue in the whole nation, as per what the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) said in its report on the dangers of synthetic drugs. In Alaska, the sale and manufacture and of synthetic substances are one of the only drug trends that is rising, while most of the other drug offenses are going down. Something can be done. If you or someone you love are suffering from synthetic drug addiction, you should start by getting through a drug detox program to handle the physical side of addiction. Once that is handled, you move on to an inpatient drug treatment to handle any other aspects of the addiction to ensure you or your loved one can live a drug-free life!

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Alaska Detoxification & Rehabs for PCP (Phencyclidine) Addiction

PCP or phencyclidine or what is also known as angel dust is a mind-altering drug that can act as an anesthetic and tranquilizer, with disturbing effects. Using PCP may result in seeing images that are not real, hearing distorted sounds, and can cause violent and irrational behavior. PCP can be smoked, snorted, or injected, and the drug is commonly mixed with marijuana or tobacco. PCP is still commonly abused throughout the United States and does cause a very dangerous addiction. Treatment for PCP addiction should be done at an inpatient or outpatient drug rehabilitation program in Alaska. Depending on the severity of the addiction, addicts can choose from either long-term or short-term treatment. The proper rehabilitation and detox are important to ensure a PCP addiction does not spiral out of control. PCP is often used in combination with other drugs, and this can be dangerous when mixing one substance with another. Alaska drug treatment and detox programs can help PCP addicts through any severity of the addiction.

Here is a list of the different alcohol and drug dependency programs for Synthetic Drug abuse in Alaska. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.

List of Drug & Alcohol Addiction Services for Synthetic Drug Addiction in Alaska


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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.