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

Understanding Dual Diagnosis

substance abuse and mental health

When two mental disorders or illnesses occur at the same time, or in sequence, in the same person, it is known as comorbidity; when these conditions are diagnosed, it is called a dual diagnosis. Mental disorders are defined by the National Institute on Drug Abuse as “A mental condition marked primarily by sufficient disorganization of….

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Drug abuse

Drugs are referred to as “social evil”. Drug abuse tends an individual to take harmful drugs for “non-therapeutic” or “non-medical” reasons. The drugs include cocaine, alcohol, and marijuana just to name a few. People get addicted to the drugs for enhancing their “psychoactive state” as well as for their “performance enhancement”.   Drug abuse greatly affects….

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Starving for alcohol, bingeing on booze

alcohol treatment

A potentially new form of an eating disorder has people cutting calories to enjoy alcohol without the weight gain. Summer has arrived. As students diet and exercise to get into swimsuit shape, an extension of an eating disorder called drunkorexia makes headlines. Drunkorexia, a non-medical term, was coined by the media. It refers to “people….

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Problem drinking ‘hits elderly’

Alcohol misuse in people aged over 60 is becoming a widespread problem, research suggests. A survey for charity Foundation66 found over one in eight (13%) admitted to drinking more following retirement. Of these, one in five (19%) uses alcohol because of depression, and one in eight (13%) drinks to deal with bereavement. The charity is….

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Binge-drinking teens on track for disaster

As always, I had a great time at Courtenay’s Island Music Fest this past weekend, and I don’t want what I’m about to say to be taken as criticism of what is a summer highlight for my family. But holy moly, there was some out-of-control drinking going on up there. There were kids drinking so….

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