Alaska VA Healthcare System
Drug Rehab Center in Anchorage, Alaska
Basic information about this treatment center.
Alaska VA Healthcare System is a Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in Anchorage, Alaska.
License + Accreditation
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
Using both legal medications and illegal substances in order to maintain an addiction is substance abuse. Illegal substances can become addictive after a single use. If you are obtaining legal medications illegally, you may be suffering from substance abuse.
Fortunately facilities like Alaska VA Healthcare System in Anchorage, AK are here to help.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opioid addiction treatment facilities in Alaska, like Alaska VA Healthcare System cover both illegal and prescription opioids abuse. Most plans include detoxification and subsequent medications to ease the process. Behavioral therapies and counseling are also necessary to resolve the root cause of addiction.
Levels of Care Offered
Alaska VA Healthcare System offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Drug Rehab, Intensive Outpatient, Long Term (>30 Days), Outpatient, Partial-Hospitalization, Residential, Short Term (<30 Days), with additional therapies available as listed below.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
An intensive outpatient treatment program is set up for those struggling with an addiction to begin the recovery process. Patients come to Anchorage, AK to Alaska VA Healthcare System for therapy, support, programs, and medical supervision. Intensive outpatient treatment is often very tightly scheduled and heavily structured.
Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)
Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP) are meant for individuals experiencing trouble functioning at school or with work and other occupations, medical instability, inadequate support at home, simultaneous mental health issues, and substance use disorders in Alaska. They are also meant for those experiencing the risk of self-harm or the urge to harm others. It is a short-term treatment program offered at Alaska VA Healthcare System, aiming to improve individuals enough to be reassigned to a lower level of care. The program operates within a psychiatric hospital for several hours daily, usually three to five days per week.
An Outpatient Rehab Program is a part-time drug rehab program for treating individuals in Anchorage, AK with mild addiction or mild-to-moderate drug withdrawal symptoms. It generally requires about 10 to 12 hours every week. Doctors can administer on-the-spot medication to ease withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, increased heart rate, and even depression. Groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) can be used as a part of outpatient treatment to help maintain sobriety.
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 Alaska VA Healthcare System.
Community reinforcement plus vouchers, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Naloxone and overdose education, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Vocational Training or Educational Support
Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT)
Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT) allows the opportunity for quick results for addicts. Alaska VA Healthcare System provides patients in Anchorage, AK the resources to use a ‘rational self-counseling’ technique to cope with their emotions. It seeks to help them move forward without having to deal with ongoing treatment throughout their lives.
Contingency Management / Motivational Incentives
Contingency Management is a type of behavioral therapy rooted and based on the concept of operant conditioning. This type of treatment offered by Alaska VA Healthcare System in Anchorage, AK intends to give positive compensations in response to a patient’s behavior. It can be inferred that this treatment has been effective in curing and lessening a scale of profound issues.
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Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
3001 C Street
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse