Volunteers of America - Anchorage

Volunteers of America - Anchorage

Drug Rehab Center in Anchorage, Alaska

About This Alaska Facility

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Volunteers of America - Anchorage is an accredited Drug Treatment Center in Anchorage, Alaska, specializing in Alcoholism, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, helping people change their lives through sobriety. Drug Rehab, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient Care, and additional Clinical Treatments are offered here.

Volunteers of America - Anchorage offers a variety of treatment methods that can help addicts get sober and stay clean for good. Their professional staff is dedicated to helping each person who walks through their doors find the right path towards each individual's recovery. Women and men are welcomed to seek treatment here.

It's important to consider accreditations and certifications when selecting a treatment facility. Treatment is performed by State Licensed professionals and clinicians. This facility is listed in the SAMHSA database. Medicaid, Military Insurance (TRICARE), Private Health Insurance, Self-Payment are some of the ways clients can pay for treatment here. Fortunately Volunteers of America - Anchorage accepts private insurance. For additional information regarding paying for treatment, contact our admissions counselors now.

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 Approved
    Not CARF Accredited
    Not Found
  • SAMHSA Listed
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • Multiple Centers
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    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

    Alcoholism is a disease characterized by the continued use of alcohol despite negative consequences, such as social and work problems, or diseases such as cirrhosis of the liver. Alcoholism can be treated using a variety of services, such as therapy and medication.

    Alcoholism treatment is beneficial for:

    • People who are having difficulty overcoming alcohol addiction on their own.
    • People who are at risk for dangerous health conditions due to withdrawal.
    • People who have had multiple failed attempts at alcohol addiction recovery without medical assistance.
    • An intervention may be necessary if the person with alcoholism is unwilling to attend addiction treatment on their own.
    • Treatment services vary from person to person, so it is important to contact an addiction treatment service provider for more information. Treatment can be beneficial to those who are motivated to overcome addiction, have medical support, and have a strong support system.

    Alcoholism, Mental Health and Substance Abuse 

    Levels of Care Offered at Volunteers of America - Anchorage

    This Facility offers a variety of treatment.

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Drug Rehab, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    An Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is a form of drug treatment that allows individuals to receive the therapy they need while remaining in their homes and community.

    An IOP is typically 3-5 days per week, at least 4 hours each day of treatment. Treatment can last for a few months or longer, depending on the situation.

    An IOP is a step down from an inpatient treatment center and can be used as a step down from an inpatient stay or as a more intense form of outpatient treatment. IOPs allow for the flexibility to continue working and living at home while still meeting treatment demands.

    Anchorage, AK Outpatient Program

    The outpatient programs in Anchorage, AK are for those addicted drugs or alcohol. The goal of the outpatient rehabilitation program is to make them stop abusing drugs or alcohol, reduce drug use or addictive behaviors, and become entirely sober. It is generally required to attend the outpatient program for 10-12 hours every week.

    Patients can be administered 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.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Volunteers of America - Anchorage.

    Individual Therapy

    People in addiction recovery can benefit from individual therapy. This type of therapy involves meeting with a therapist one-on-one. This allows for a personal and trusting relationship to be built so that the patient can be truly themselves and express any emotions they feel. Individual therapy leads to greater understanding and peace about your triggers for addiction and coping strategies to prevent relapse.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Family therapy is a type of group problem-solving that aims to improve communication and relationships between the patient, their family, and sometimes friends. The main goal of family therapy for drug addiction is to create an environment where communication can occur without judgment, hostility, or blame. The therapist is with the family as they learn to communicate with each other differently, especially with the addict when s/he is using.

    Group therapy sessions are held in rehab facilities, clinics, churches or community centers that offer drug addiction treatment. People who attend these groups are encouraged to voice their feelings and support other addicts in recovery. This helps group members strengthen their own recovery program while cheering on others who are struggling with sobriety.

    Group therapy sessions provide recovering addicts with a chance to cope with everyday situations that many face. Group therapy sessions are held in rehab facilities, clinics, churches or community centers that offer drug addiction treatment.

    People who attend these groups are encouraged to voice their feelings and support other addicts in recovery. This helps group members strengthen their own recovery program while cheering on others who are struggling with sobriety.

    Life Skills Services offered at Volunteers of America - Anchorage assists addicts in their recovery by teaching them healthy coping mechanisms that will aid them in becoming sober, focussing on helping people enter into, and maintaining long-term sobriety. Volunteers of America - Anchorage provide Life Skills Services at varying levels of intensity, specific to the needs and requirements of each patient.

    Benefits of Life Skills Services offered at Drug Treatment Centers in Alaska:
    • Restores hope and empowerment — Helps addicts believe that recovery is possible and instills a new confidence in their ability to achieve a positive, drug-free future
    • Enhances family involvement — Encourages families to get involved in the recovery process and supports their understanding and encouragement of healthy behavior.
    • Increases patient’s compliance — Helps patients take responsibility for and ownership of their recovery and encourages continued progress
    • Reduces relapse rates — Encourages long-term abstinence and emphasizes the importance of establishing sober support systems.

    Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Life Skills

    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

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    Volunteers of America - Anchorage Location and Directions
    Address Information509 West 3Rd Avenue
    Anchorage, Alaska 99501 Phone Number(907) 279-9634 Meta DetailsUpdated June 22, 2022
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    Volunteers of America - Anchorage Location and Directions
    Location

    509 West 3Rd Avenue
    Anchorage, Alaska 99501

    Center Type

    Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis

    VOA Alaska

    Language
    English
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    Helpful reference information for Volunteers of America - Anchorage, a drug treatment center in Alaska located at: 509 West 3Rd Avenue, Anchorage, AK, 99501, including phone numbers, official website, and more. Listed briefly is an overview of Levels of Care, Therapies Offered, Issues Treated, and accepted forms of Payment Methods.

    Anchorage, Alaska Addiction Information

    Alaska is enduring a multi-faceted drug and alcohol abuse problem. Heroin-related overdoses are 50% higher in Alaska than in the rest of the United States. Methamphetamine use is a major contributing factor to violent crime in Alaska. More than 60,000 Alaskans need some sort of treatment for substance abuse and/or addiction.

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