Akeela - Akeela House
Drug Rehab Center in Anchorage, Alaska
Basic information about this treatment center.
Akeela - Akeela House, a Non-Profit Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse and Drug Rehab Center in Anchorage, AK. Primarily providing treatments (under a variety of additional methods) to people struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. Akeela - Akeela House’s Alaska location accepts most private health insurance.
It can seem like an uphill struggle to battle addiction in Anchorage, AK. Luckily there are many rehab options, such as Akeela - Akeela House, to help you heal.
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Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse
Getting sober on your own is not only dangerous during the initial detox, it is also more likely to result in a relapse later on. Addiction treatment centers provide a monitored environment where you will get the medical attention you need, as well as the emotional support to overcome drug or alcohol abuse.
Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment
The inappropriate use of any drug in Anchorage, AK is substance abuse. This involves alcohol, medications, and illicit drugs. With a combination of physical and psychiatric therapies, drug addiction is successfully treated at Akeela - Akeela House. After Detox is complete, individuals follow-up with treatments treating the root cause of the addiction.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opioid Addiction Treatment supports people recovering from addiction to prescription drugs as well as illegal opioids. This is a hospital-based or residential treatment. Depending upon one’s age, detox without the appropriate medication may be unpleasant or even dangerous–some get body aches, fever, chills, while others may even have seizures.
Opioid treatment involves medically assisted detox, physical and mental support. Most rehabilitations use an array of treatments to ensure overall wellbeing, such as Medication-assisted therapy (MAT) in which one gets behavioral therapy, medicines, and counseling. A client-centered approach can reduce one’s chances of relapse. Therapists at work with the client to figure out environmental and behavioral triggers, giving them the power to change the patterns.
Levels of Care Offered
Akeela - Akeela House offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Intervention, Long Term (>30 Days), Residential, Short Term (<30 Days), with additional therapies available as listed below.
Treatment for substance abuse does not cease after an individual successfully completes a detox or rehabilitation program. A vital follow-up treatment service is aftercare support provided to individuals at Akeela - Akeela House in Alaska after they attain initial sobriety.
Aftercare support often takes the following forms: 12-Step Programs, Outpatient Treatment Programs, and Support Groups. The most effective aftercare programs are tailored to meet an individual’s specific needs and circumstances.
When someone in Alaska struggles with both addiction and mental or emotional illness, this is considered a dual diagnosis. Dual diagnosis treatment can include emotional trauma, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression. Getting treatment for these issues must occur at the same time to treat either of them effectively.
Intervention services are designed to help loved ones of an individual suffering from alcohol or drug addiction. They aim to help the individual realize that their behavior is causing damage, and external help is crucial to handle their problem efficiently.
Residential treatment programs are those that offer housing and meals in addition to substance abuse treatment. Rehab facilities that offer residential treatment allow patients to focus solely on recovery, in an environment totally separate from their lives. Some rehab centers specialize in short-term residential treatment (a few days to a week or two), while others solely provide treatment on a long-term basis (several weeks to months). Some offer both, and tailor treatment to the patient’s individual requirements.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at Akeela - Akeela House.
Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment Counseling or Training, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Intervention, Matrix Model, Naloxone and overdose education, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy, Vocational Training or Educational Support
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, focuses on the connection between how someone feels, acts, and thinks. It shows someone how to accept responsibility for their behaviors and actions, while also strengthening a person’s awareness of the circumstances they put themselves into. It can give people attending Akeela - Akeela House in Anchorage, AK the strength to realize they were self-destructing, allowing them to finally reach out and get the help they need.
Addiction and alcoholism always harm an addict’s relationships with others and none more than relationships with a spouse or partner. Couples therapy is an essential part of restoring trust and good communication to intimate relationships harmed by addiction. Couples therapy by Akeela - Akeela House helps repair the damage done to these important relationships.
Family Counseling + Therapy
Recovery can be more effective if the entire family’s involved. Family therapy hosted by Akeela - Akeela House brings in the addict’s family to explore genetic factors. It gives loved ones the tools for dealing with addiction and its underlying mental issues. It is a recommended step in helping addicts adapt to sober living.
Group therapy is an important tool in recovery at Akeela - Akeela House. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. Accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach.
Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT)
Self-defeating thoughts and habits can limit your possible successes. Some examples of this are procrastination, unhealthy eating and angry outbursts. REBT is a method of specific counseling offered by Akeela - Akeela House that replaces negative and self-limiting thoughts.
Trauma is one of the most common causes of psychological disorders. It’s often found in people with addiction diagnoses. Trauma therapy addresses this by examining the emotions and thoughts people have formed due to past traumas. Traumas are complex but trauma therapy can reduce their ability to contribute to addictive behaviors.
Contingency Management / Motivational Incentives
Contingency Management (CM), also known as motivational incentives or prize method, is a behavioral therapy type. It is based on the principle that their consequences influence the behaviors of an individual. So, it promotes the desired behavior by giving rewards while discouraging the unwanted behaviors by withholding the rewards or even by giving punishments. One of the expected desired behavior is the absence of drug in a toxicology screen, and the rewards vary from prize or vouchers, to experiences. CM is used for individuals who need therapy for more than 3 months, and it has the advantage of being implemented by family members.
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