Gateway Center for Human Services Akeela Ketchikan, AK

3050 5th Avenue, Ketchikan, Alaska 99901

Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.


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 Gateway Center for Human Services Akeela in Ketchikan can be weeks or months of professional care.

Opioid + Opiate Addiction

Opioid addiction treatment facilities like Gateway Center for Human Services Akeela 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, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, Intervention, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

Drug Rehabilitation

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.

Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

Gateway Center for Human Services Akeela offers an Intensive Outpatient Program is for those who need intensive care but prefer to spend the majority of their time in the comfort of their own home. The rehabilitation services differ in length and intensity. They are customized to meet the needs of the patient.

Aftercare Support

Help with aftercare applies to the follow-up care provided after the initial recovery program offered by Gateway Center for Human Services Akeela in Ketchikan, AK. The level of support for aftercare plays a vital role in avoiding relapse and in maintaining sobriety. Aftercare support is tailored according to the patient’s needs.

Dual-Diagnosis

An underlying cause often brings about addiction. Mental disorders can lie at the center, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or anxiety disorder. As well as the cause of the addiction, a dual diagnosis by Gateway Center for Human Services Akeela helps to treat the addiction. This ensures that after treatment is complete, the patient will not fall back on old practices.

Intervention

Typically, people engaged in drug addiction are in a state of denial about the adverse consequences of their altered behavior. They feel that on their own, they can conquer the addiction. Intervention programs in Alaska manged by Gateway Center for Human Services Akeela allow family members to encourage the person affected to seek external assistance.

Outpatient

When remaining at their job in Ketchikan, or continuing their studies, the individual may live with their family while utilizing Gateway Center for Human Services Akeela‘s outpatient services. Treatment requires counseling the patient at the individual level, in a group setting, about substance addiction, drugs, and therapy sessions.


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 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.



Patient Experience

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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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    Address Information
    3050 5th Avenue
    Ketchikan, Alaska 99901
    Phone Number
    907-225-4135
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