Cook Inlet Tribal Council Ernie Turner Center Anchorage, AK

4330 Elmore Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Summary

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Treatment For

A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse


Substance Abuse + Addiction

Substance abuse refers to the intensive and inappropriate use of psychoactive substances. These include illegal drugs, alcohol, and even the excessive use of prescription drugs. Overuse of these substances leads to severe physical or psychological dependence. Substance abuse is treatable and the duration of treatment and most successful sobriety at Cook Inlet Tribal Council Ernie Turner Center in Anchorage can be weeks or months of professional care.

Opioid + Opiate Addiction

Opioid addiction treatment facilities like Cook Inlet Tribal Council Ernie Turner Center support people struggling with opioid dependency, which covers illegal and prescription opioids. People often abuse prescription opioids to get high instead of adhering to a medical provider’s directions. Addiction forces people to crave for opioids impulsively without factoring in the dangers these drugs bring to them. Most opioid addiction treatment plans include detoxification and subsequent medications to ease the process. However, that’s only the beginning. Behavioral therapies and counseling are also necessary to resolve the root cause of addiction. This overall approach decreases the likelihood of falling off the wagon. In some instances, therapies can be done at home.


Levels of Care Offered

This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Long Term (>30 Days), Residential, Short Term (<30 Days), with additional therapies available as listed below.

Aftercare Support

Aftercare support plays an important role when sustaining a patient’s full recovery at Cook Inlet Tribal Council Ernie Turner Center. Patients also receive assistance in making living arrangements in halfway houses. Career counseling is available for those who want a fresh start. There are also local community programs in Anchorage, AK such as Alcoholics Anonymous.

Residential Treatment

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.

12-step facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger management, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, 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

12-Step Program Facilitation

Alcoholics Anonymous is the original 12-Step program that established the model that other 12-Step programs, like Narcotics Anonymous, follow. 12-Step programs are support groups that are led and run by members of each group. These groups use the “Big Book,” which contains the 12-Step philosophy of recovery and ongoing abstinence from drugs or alcohol.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is suitable for patients recovering from an addiction of any kind. This therapy modality strengthens a person’s ability to stay on top of their emotional state. CBT is also suitable for managing co-occurring disorders like depression and bipolar illness. It helps people in Alaska communicate and express their emotions well.

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Dialectical behavioral therapy focuses on eliminating negative thoughts such as suicidal thoughts. It is useful in the treatment of patients with uncontrollable emotions. The term “dialectic” means the integration of opposites. In the substance abuse context, DBT refers to accepting the patient’s addiction.



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Payment Options Accepted

  • Health Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

    Address Information
    4330 Elmore Street
    Anchorage, Alaska 99508
    Phone Number
    907-550-2400
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