A National Directory of Drug Treatment Centers and Alcohol Treatment Centers, Therapists and Specialists. A free, simple directory providing assistance and guidance for those seeking help regarding alcohol addiction, drug addiction, dependency and many other conditions that affect the mind, body and soul.
Call 800-580-9104 to speak with an alcohol or drug abuse counselor.

Alaska Treatment Centers

Alaska AA Meetings

Anchorage Alaska A.A. – For help finding Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in Anchorage, visit the local AA meetup site.

Fairbanks Alaska A.A. – For alcoholics in need of localized support in Fairbanks, visit the Fairbanks, Alaska AA website.

Wailla Alaska A.A. – A directory of AA meetings taking place in Wailla.

Al-Anon

Anchorage / Eagle River Al-Anon – Al-anon family groups and meetings in Anchorage & Eagle River area.

Fairbanks Al-Anon – Fairbanks Al-Anon family groups for those who have a loved one who’s addiction to alcohol has caused them pain.

Kenai Penninsula Al-Anon – Al-Anon family groups for those in Kenai Penninsula area looking for support and guidance.

Mat-Su Valley Al-Anon – Residents of Mat-Su Valley can seek help, support and care in Al-Anon family groups.

Southwest Alaska Al-Anon – If you live in Southwest Alaska, visit the local Al-Anon chapter for peer support and help in coping with a loved one’s addiction.

Mental Health

Alaska Dept of Health and Social Serivces – for general mental illness and inquiries regarding mental health.

Anchorage Community Mental Health Services, Inc. – Residents of Anchorage can contact the community mental health services division for assistance.

Fairbanks Community Behavioral Health Center – For mental health services in Fairbanks, Alaska, visit the Fairbanks Community Behavioral Health Center.

Juneau Mental Health – Juneau, Alaska residents can get mental health treatment & referrals from the Juneau Mental Health Services Division.

Anonymous Support Groups

Anchorage NA – For those suffering from narcotics addiction in Anchorage and looking for peer support.

Fairbanks NA – Help for drug addiction in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Juneau NA – 12 Step support groups for those suffering from drug addiction in Juneau, Alaska.

Alaska Helplines

Alaska Sucide & Crisis Hotline – Suicide prevention and crisis help for residents of Alaska.

National Suicide Preventional Lifeline – Lifeline provides suicide prevention, support and immediate assistance throughout the country.

Anchorage Emergency Crisis Line – For immediate help, call 907-563-3200

Alaska AIDS Helpine – If you or someone you know suffers from AIDS or HIV and needs help in Alaska, call 800-478-AIDS

Alaska Child Abuse Hotline – For child abuse cases, to report child abuse or if you have been abused, call 800-478-4444

Treatment & Detox Guide

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New Path For Cocaine Addiction Research

Cocaine is one of the oldest drugs known to humans, and its abuse has become widespread since the end of the 19th century. At the same time, we know rather little about its effects on the human brain or the mechanisms that lead to cocaine addiction. The latest article by Dr. Marco Leyton, of the….

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Tennent’s backs minimum alcohol pricing

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Campaign aims to steer kids off booze

Thousands of children are being admitted to the region’s hospitals with alcohol-related illnesses. Statistics show more than 3,000 under-18s end up in hospital in North East England each year due to excessive drinking, 149 of those in South Tyneside hospitals. The Department for Children, Schools and Families launched an advertising campaign to get parents to….

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Pain Killers And Stimulants Less Risky Than Cocaine, More Risky Than Marijuana, According To College Freshmen

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First year college students believe that occasional nonmedical use of prescription pain killers and stimulants is less risky than cocaine, but more risky than marijuana or consuming five or more alcoholic beverages every weekend, according to a new study published in the September issue of Prevention Science, the peer-reviewed journal of the Society for Prevention….

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