DRS is very proud to announce that our call center partner RNT CONSULTING LLC has got their accreditation from the state of Florida. See it here

 This certification confirms that our call center has met the standard ofthroughout the state of Florida regarding the services offered to our clients reaching our website.

One of the problems within the field of addiction is some "referral agencies" are, in fact, owned by treatment centers to fill their beds, which is by itself misleading visitors. This is widely covered on the Internet https://theintercept.com/2017/10/17/google-search-drug-use-opioid-epidemic/.

 DRS and RNT CONSULTING LLC are an independent website and call center not owned by any treatment. We are also trying to refer you to treatment that believes in good treatment practice, not rehabs that substitute an addiction with another dependency using medication. We believe that a drug-free life can be achieved. Medication can be used but only for detox purpose.

Our goal is to give you the possibility of attain a drug-free life.

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Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation Centers For Seniors In Alaska

Within the state of Alaska, there are some drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs that are geared specifically for addicts 50 years or older. These programs typically provide more medical supervision, and different treatment methods to help treat addiction. Many of these programs can be covered by state health insurance, and are normally residential in nature, but of course there are 12 step meetings available, and various forms of group and individual counseling.

Did you know this about drug abuse in the elder community?

Many elders are battling a drug-abuse problem, and most of it can be traced back to prescription meds. It was reported that between 2000 and 2008, there was a 70% increase of elders being admitted into drug treatment programs.

Alaska Senior Adult Drug Treatment

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration site do list there are 13 substance abuse treatment centers within the state of Alaska, which do offer services for older and senior adults. Many of these facilities are situated around the city of Anchorage, with others spread out through the southern part of the state.

What drugs are commonly abused by older adults?

Some of the more frequently abused drugs by senior adults include alcohol and prescription medications. Alcohol abuse could be something that has been going on for many years, and because when one becomes older, and may end up more isolated from the family they may start drinking heavily. Prescription-drug abuse can start out innocent enough, by simply not paying attention to what is being taken, and developing a physical dependency to the drug.

Here is a list of drug and alcohol programs for seniors in Alaska. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our counselors at 1-800-304-2219.

LIST OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL TREATMENT CENTERS FOR SENIORS IN ALASKA