Address: 3001 C Street - Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone Number: 907-273-4011
Website:

Addiction Treatment & Rehab Overview

Alaska VA Healthcare System is a drug & alcohol detox center that provides substance abuse treatment located in Anchorage, AK (Anchorage County).

They accept young adults and adults (ages 18 and up) and treat both men and women.


Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Licensing & Certifications

Alaska VA Healthcare System has the following licenses and/or certifications. Please contact the facility for more information.

  • The Joint Commision

Addiction Treatment Setting

Alaska VA Healthcare System provides drug and alcohol addiction treatment in the following setting(s):

  • Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Residential Drug & Alcohol Rehab Center
  • Outpatient Drug & Alcohol Detox
  • PHP / Outpatient Day Treatment
  • Intensive Outpatient Addiction Treatment
  • Outpatient Methadone and/or buprenorphine (suboxone) treatment
  • Regular Outpatient Substance Abuse Addiction Treatment
  • Residentail Drug & Alcohol Detox
  • Long Term Residential Drug & Alcohol Rehab
  • Short Term Residential Rehab

Drug & Alcohol Detoxification Services Offered

Alaska VA Healthcare System offers the following drug & alcohol detoxification services at their facility:

  • Alcohol Detoxification
  • Opioid Detoxification

Type of Opioid Treatment

Alaska VA Healthcare System offers the following opioid addiction treatm services:

  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment
  • Buprenorphine detoxification
  • Buprenorphine maintenance
  • Naltrexone used in Treatment
  • Prescribes/administers buprenorphine

Pharmacotherapies and Medications Used In Rehab

Alaska VA Healthcare System uses the following pharmacotherapies and medications in their treatment program:

  • Disulfiram (Antabuse®)
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Suboxone®)
  • Buprenorphine without naloxone
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Extended-release, injectable Naltrexone (Vivitrol®)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders

Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment Approaches

Alaska VA Healthcare System uses the following addiction treatment approaches:

  • Anger Management
  • Brief Intervention
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Matrix Model
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Substance use counseling approach
  • Trauma-related counseling
  • 12 Step Facilitation

Rehab Counseling and Education

Alaska VA Healthcare System offers the following counseling and education programs:

  • Individual Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Marital/Couples Counseling
  • Substance Abuse Education
  • Hepatitis Education, counseling, or support
  • HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support
  • Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitus
  • Employment counseling or training

Specialty Drug & Alcohol Rehab Programs

Alaska VA Healthcare System offers the following specialty addiction treatment programs:

  • Veterans Addiction Treatment Program

Addiction Treatment Ancillary Services

Alaska VA Healthcare System offers the following ancillary services to go along with their addiction treatment:

  • Case Management Services
  • Early Intervention For HIV
  • Housing Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Consumer-run (peer-support) services / Alumni Programs
  • Self Help Groups
  • Social Skills Development
  • Transportation Assistance

Drug Alcohol Rehab Transitional Programs / Services

Alaska VA Healthcare System offers the following transitional programs to assist their clients post-treatment:

  • Aftercare / Continuing Care
  • Discharge Planning

Rehab Center Payment Information and Financial Assistance

Below is the information regarding payment accepted and/or funding information for Alaska VA Healthcare System:

  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
  • Military insurance (e.g., TRICARE)
  • State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid
  • Payment assistance (check with facility for details)

Addiction Treatment Screening / Pre-Treatment Services

Alaska VA Healthcare System utilizes the following screening and pre-treatment methods:

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment
  • Interim services for clients
  • Outreach to persons in the community

Health & Substance Screening and Testing Services

Alaska VA Healthcare System screens and tests for the following substances and/or health conditions:

  • Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing
  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • HIV Testing
  • Screening for Hepatitus B
  • Screening for Mental Health Disorders
  • Screening for Substance Use
  • STD Testing
  • TB Screening

Facility Smoking Policies & Cessation Services

Alaska VA Healthcare System has the following smoking policies/assistance:

  • Smoking permitted in designated area
  • Nicotine Replacement Therapy
  • Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications
  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling