Sitka Counseling - Aurora's Watch - Mary's Place

Sitka Counseling - Aurora's Watch - Mary's Place

Drug Rehab Center in Sitka, Alaska

About Facility

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Sitka Counseling - Aurora's Watch - Mary's Place is an Accredited and Licensed Addiction Treatment Facility in Sitka, AK, that treats addiction and underlying causes to help patients recover and live a clean and healthy life. This facility provides Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient levels of care, specifically structured for each individual.

This facility can help you quit drugs and live a sober life. This facility offers evidence-based treatment methods for drug addicts who want to change their lives for good. Patients are surrounded by compassionate staff members who understand what you are going through and will support your journey towards sobriety every step of the way. This center does not discriminate genders.

When weighing your treatment options, accredited and licensed facilities are generally suggested more often. Sitka Counseling - Aurora's Watch - Mary's Place is CARF Accredited. People seeking rehab can be comforted knowing treatments are performed by state-licensed professionals. You can also find Sitka Counseling - Aurora's Watch - Mary's Place listed in the national SAMHSA database. Payment methods here are Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Self-Payment and potentially more case-based methods are available. Please call our independent experts for insurance acceptance verification information.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Accreditations
    SAMHSA Listed
    Not LegitScript Approved
    CARF Certified #251754
    JCAHO # Not Found
  • SAMHSA Listed
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction

    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.

    Alcoholism Treatment at Sitka Counseling - Aurora's Watch - Mary's Place

    Alcoholism treatment focuses on lessening the thirst for alcohol and working towards the patient’s abstinence. Some individuals in Sitka find it more challenging to reach their goal of sobriety due to a lack of social support. Counseling, coupled with medications, is the core of alcoholism treatment at Sitka Counseling - Aurora's Watch - Mary's Place.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid addiction involves addiction to legal or illegal opioids. It may happen very quickly with any opioid use. Sometimes within a matter of days. Opioid addiction is a known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction.

    Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use even if they want to quit. Stopping using an opioid requires careful medical observation. Sometimes the withdrawal can persist for many weeks, which can put the user at a high risk for relapse.

    It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox like those offered at Sitka Counseling - Aurora's Watch - Mary's Place in Sitka, AK, AK, to manage the withdrawal process while learning lasting tools to maintain recovery. In some circumstances medications can be used to manage opioid addiction.

    Levels of Care Offered

    Sitka Counseling - Aurora's Watch - Mary's Place 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, Inpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Aftercare Support

    After treatment, addiction treatment can be frightening for newly sober people. Aftercare support provided by Sitka Counseling - Aurora's Watch - Mary's Place is designed to give resources and help on a continued basis. It can involve finding housing in and around Alaska, setting up 12-step meeting groups, continued medical monitoring, and counseling.

    Inpatient Care

    Inpatient rehab is intended to treat severe addictions and co-occurring disorders. The length of stay in Alaska varies from four weeks to six months according to the individual needs. Inpatient rehab ensures that the patient stays in a substance-free environment at Sitka Counseling - Aurora's Watch - Mary's Place.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    People with dual diagnosis have coexisting addiction and a mental disorder. 9.2 million US adults had a co-occurring disorder in 2018, so not just limited to Alaska residents. Best treatment combines medication, psychotherapy (talk therapy), support group, and inpatient rehabilitation. Sometimes, complementary therapies – yoga, massage, and acupuncture – may also be used.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Sitka Counseling - Aurora's Watch - Mary's Place.

    Creative Arts Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Life Skills, Motivational Interviewing, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Trauma Therapy

    Individual Therapy

    Individual therapy aims to identify the core issues that would have led the patient to substance abuse and address the root cause effectively. Patients find the therapist as a person who they can trust. It helps them to open up and discuss personal and sensitive issues, which they may not be comfortable discussing in a group.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Family therapy is a set of therapeutic approaches that assumes that the entire family is a system. It utilizes the strengths and resources of the family to help the patient refrain from resorting to substance abuse. It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.

    Group Counseling

    Group therapy happens at Sitka Counseling - Aurora's Watch - Mary's Place in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Sitka, AK patients’ recovery by offering a sense of comfort and letting them know that they are not alone. Through shared conversations, patients also learn to develop faith and understanding and gain insight on their addictions.

    Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT)

    Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) sees a person suffering from substance addiction to have illogical reasoning, counterproductive actions, and does not see things clearly. Due to this, REBT deals with cognition, images, and behavior extensively to rectify the client’s bad habits. REBT pushes an individual to become more reasonable and choose a life without the repercussions of addictions.

    Patients at Sitka Counseling - Aurora's Watch - Mary's Place in Sitka, AK learn how to self-soothe by conducting rational self-counseling. REBT provides their patients with the skill sets necessary in handling problems all by themselves, without seeking professional help. The process calls for practice, reiteration, and bolstering the new way of thinking being introduced to the patient.

    Trauma Therapy

    Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma therapy refers to treatment wherein specialist therapists help the patients to resolve the trauma that led the patients to substance abuse. The trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. Thinking of these traumatic events causes emotional disturbances like anxiety, depression and results in addiction. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed. Otherwise, there is a risk of relapse. Trauma therapy also improves the cognitive functions and provides long term benefits.

    Patient Experience

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    Experiential Therapy at Sitka Counseling - Aurora's Watch - Mary's Place

    Experiential therapy works on the principle that the perception of individuals determines their behavior. It is different from medication and talk therapy and suits those who have difficulty in expressing themselves and interact. Experiential therapy works by using tools and activities to recreate past experiences and encourages the release of suppressed thoughts that were responsible for the negative feelings and drug addiction.

    Role-playing, arts and crafts, music, animal care, rock climbing, etc. are some of the activities used in this therapy. Gradually the individual will experience calmness and love and change their perception positively. Other than drug addiction, Experiential therapy is useful in various behavioral and eating disorders.

    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Address Information701 Indian River Road
    Sitka, Alaska 99835 Phone Number(907) 747-3636 Meta DetailsUpdated November 27, 2021
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    Sitka Counseling - Aurora's Watch - Mary's Place Location and Directions
    Location

    701 Indian River Road
    Sitka, Alaska 99835

    Center Type

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction

    Ownership

    Language
    English

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