360 West Benson Boulevard Suite 300, Anchorage, AK 99503
Basic information about this treatment center.
A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.
Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse + Addiction
Substance abuse is the excessive use of any type of drug. This includes alcohol, medications and illegal drugs. Substance abuse is treated with a combination of physical and mental treatments. Akeela Stepping Stones/Womens Resid Facility patients detox and follow up with therapies that target the underlying cause of the addiction.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction
Opioid addiction is one of Alaska‘s most prominent forms of addiction. Drugs, including heroin, oxycontin, and fentanyl, are the most common. To relieve pain, or ease other ailments, they are professionally prescribed, but they are often abused because they and the feelings they give are addictive. Addiction is treated by detoxifying the body, so the medications’ chemicals are no longer impacting the individual. Akeela Stepping Stones/Womens Resid Facility offers therapies to correct behavior and target the root of the problem are supplemented during and throughout treatment.
Levels of Care Offered
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.
Aftercare support refers to the follow-up care provided after the initial rehab program. The quality of aftercare support plays an important role in preventing relapses and sustains recovery. Aftercare support at Akeela Stepping Stones/Womens Resid Facility is personalized according to the needs of the patient in Alaska.
A dual-diagnosis describes two medical issues that are happening at the same time. They may or may not be related. Over 50% of people with an addiction in Alaska have another mental health condition. Screening for both addiction and any untreated mental health issue is essential, and individually managed by Akeela Stepping Stones/Womens Resid Facility.
People involved in substance abuse usually are in a state of denial over the harmful effects of their changed behavior. They believe that they can overcome the addiction on their own. Intervention services in Alaska offered by Akeela Stepping Stones/Womens Resid Facility help family members to motivate the affected individual to seek external support.
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.
Aftercare/continuing care, Anger management, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment counseling or training, Family counseling, Group counseling, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Individual counseling, Marital/couples counseling, Motivational interviewing, Naloxone and overdose education, Outcome follow-up after discharge, Rational emotive behavioral therapy, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma-related counseling, Vocational training or educational support (for example, high school coursework, GED preparation, etc.)??
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an approach and method in psychotherapy. Akeela Stepping Stones/Womens Resid Facility asks people to investigate how their thoughts, including habitual, negative, and inaccurate ways of thinking affect behaviors. CBT is based on the idea that rigid, inflexible ways of thinking cause people to have a limited ability to cope with stress
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an improved version of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) DBT is a treatment of choice for people being treated at Akeela Stepping Stones/Womens Resid Facility whom are suffering from self-harming behaviors. Conditions such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and borderline personality disorder also benefit from DBT.
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Address Information360 West Benson Boulevard Suite 300
Anchorage, Alaska 99503