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Drug Rehab North Pole Alaska

Find Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehab Programs in North Pole

There are several drug rehab options available to individuals living in the North Pole area. It is important to understand each treatment option that is available in North Pole, Alaska, in order to choose the appropriate treatment approach for yourself or a loved one. Choosing the proper drug or alcohol rehab program in North Pole, AK. is the most important factor in the treatment of drug abuse, drug addiction and alcoholism. The following information will help you to understand your various treatment options so that you have the greatest chance of a successful outcome.

Let's take a look at the various treatment options that coincide with the condition of the individual seeking treatment.

Outpatient drug or alcohol rehab programs do not require patients to reside in a treatment facility during the treatment process; therefore, employment and home activities can continue during the treatment process. Typically, outpatient treatment is a method employed only in the case of moderate drug and/or alcohol use, that has not advanced to the stages of dependence or addiction.

An inpatient alcohol and drug rehab program is the correct treatment method for severe cases of drug addiction and alcoholism. Unlike out-patient rehab programs which can leave an individual susceptible to continually relapsing, inpatient drug and alcohol rehabs offer a controlled, safe environment where a person can get maximum benefit in the recovery process.

Short term drug and alcohol rehabs are inpatient treatment programs which are best suited for people that have reached the stage of addiction but the addiction stage is a year or less. The typical length of stay is 30 days or less in an inpatient treatment facility. Because of the brief duration of a short-term rehab program, people that have struggled with a severe addiction for years do not usually benefit from this method of treatment.

Long term drug and alcohol rehab provides treatment for people that have developed advanced stages of drug addiction and alcoholism. This is the only method of treatment that has shown to be effective for long term advanced cases of addiction. Long term drug and alcohol rehab programs are 60 to 90 days and longer.

Research studies show conclusively that the longer a severe drug or alcohol addicted person stays in treatment, the better the outcome. As such, the benefits of a long term drug or alcohol rehab should be taken into serious consideration when deciding upon treatment for a long term severe addiction problem.

A dual diagnosis drug or alcohol rehab may be the correct choice if one suspects that the person that is addicted to a drugs and/or alcohol due to an underlying mental health issue. Co-existing conditions are very common and both can be treated through a regime of detoxification, drug or alcohol rehabilitation, and therapy.

According to the National Association of Diaconate Directors, dual-diagnosis rehab centers should use a variety of therapy when treating those with this condition. Cognitive-behavioral therapy teaches the drug or alcohol abuser how to better deal with their thoughts and behaviors regarding their condition. Behavior management is an additional form of therapy which centers on their behaviors and actions concerning their substance abuse.

Drug or alcohol detoxification is a process that deals with the mental and physical withdrawal symptoms that are brought on when a drug or alcohol addicted person stops using the substance they are dependent on abruptly. The severity of these withdrawal symptoms is dependent upon the type of substance or substances the person is addicted to and how long they have been using. Most often, detox has a duration of 3 days to a week but in some cases such as methadone and suboxone it can be much longer.

It is important to realize that for addiction, detox is only the first step of addressing the problem. Drug and alcohol addiction is a complex problem, psychological symptoms may persist long after physical addiction symptoms have passed. Individuals not only develop a physical dependence to drugs and alcohol but in most cases, emotional and psychological dependence as well. Detox should be followed with an extensive treatment program so that the individual is emotionally and psychologically prepared for the future.

As you can imagine, one doesn't want too many failures piling up due to choosing incorrect treatment options, as the person will become hopeless and give up altogether. So it is vital to understand your options and seek the proper level of care for the severity of the substance abuse problem.

There are no local drug rehab listings for North Pole, Alaska so we have provided 4 nearby drug rehab listings for North Pole:

Fairbanks Comm Mental Health Servs

(Fairbanks is 11.3 miles from North Pole)

Address:
3830 Cushman Street
Fairbanks, AK. 99701

If you would like to contact Fairbanks Comm Mental Health Servs, you can reach them at 907-371-1300.

Website: http://www.acmhs.com/fairbanks-community-mental-health-services

Type of Care:
Mental Health Treatment
Service Setting:
Outpatient, Community Mental Health Center
Treatment Approaches:
Individual Psychotherapy, Couple/family Therapy, Group Therapy, Cognitive/behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Behavior Modification, Trauma Therapy, Activity Therapy, Telemedicine Therapy
Payment Types Accepted:
Cash or Self-Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Health Insurance Plan Other Than Medicaid, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (e.g., Tricare), State Mental Health Agency Funds, State Welfare or Child And Family Services Funds, State Corrections Or Juvenile Justice Funds, Other State Funds, County or Local Government Funds, Community Service Block Grants, Community Mental Health Block Grants, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income and Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
Special Programs Offered:
Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Children With Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED), Persons With Serious Mental Illness (SMI), Transitional Age Young Adults
Age Groups Accepted:
Children/Adolescents, Young Adults, Adults, Seniors (65 Or Older)
Language Services:
Services For The Hearing-Impaired
Smoking Policy:
Smoking Allowed In Designated Area
Emergency Mental Health:
Crisis Intervention Team, Psychiatric Emergency Walk-In Services
Facility Operation:
Private Organization

Fairbanks Native Association Ralph Perdue Center

(Fairbanks is 11.4 miles from North Pole, AK.)

Address:
3100 South Cushman Street
Fairbanks, AK. 99701

If you would like to contact Fairbanks Native Association, you can reach them at 907-452-6251x6411.

Website: http://www.fairbanksnative.org

Type of Care:
Drug and Alcohol Treatment Services
Service Setting:
Residential, Outpatient, Long Term Drug Rehab, Intensive Outpatient Treatment, Regular Outpatient Treatment
Payment Types Accepted:
Cash or Self-Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (e.g., Tricare), Ihs/638 Contract Care Funds
Age Groups Accepted:
Young Adults, Adults
Gender Accepted:
Female, Male
Facility Operation:
Private Organization

Presbyterian Hospitality House

(Fairbanks is 11.9 miles from North Pole, AK.)

Address:
209 Forty Mile Avenue
Fairbanks, AK. 99701

If you would like to contact Presbyterian Hospitality House, you can reach them at 907-456-6445.

Website: http://www.phhalaska.org

Type of Care:
Mental Health Treatment
Service Setting:
Residential, Other Residential Services (Excluding RTCs), Outpatient, Multi-Setting Mental Health Facility (e.g., Residential Plus Outpatient)
Treatment Approaches:
Individual Psychotherapy, Couple/family Therapy, Group Therapy, Cognitive/behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Behavior Modification, Trauma Therapy, Activity Therapy, Telemedicine Therapy
Payment Types Accepted:
Cash or Self-Payment, Medicare, State Financed Health Insurance Plan Other Than Medicaid, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (e.g., Tricare), State Mental Health Agency Funds, State Welfare or Child And Family Services Funds, State Corrections Or Juvenile Justice Funds, State Education Funds, Other State Funds, County or Local Government Funds, Community Service Block Grants, Community Mental Health Block Grants, U.S Department of VA Funds, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income and Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
Special Programs Offered:
Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Or Transgender (LGBT) Clients, Military Families, Clients Referred From The Court/Judicial System (Other Than Dui/Dwi), Children With Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED), Persons With Serious Mental Illness (SMI), Persons With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Transitional Age Young Adults
Age Groups Accepted:
Children/Adolescents, Young Adults
Smoking Policy:
Smoking Not Allowed
Facility Operation:
Private Organization

Turning Point Counseling Services

(Fairbanks is 12.0 miles from North Pole, AK.)

Address:
315 5th Avenue
Fairbanks, AK. 99701

If you would like to contact Turning Point Counseling Services, you can reach them at 907-374-7776.

Website: http://www.turningpointcounselingservices.com

Type of Care:
Drug and Alcohol Treatment Services, Detoxification, Buprenorphine Used In Treatment, Naltrexone (oral), Vivitrol (injectable Naltrexone)
Service Setting:
Outpatient, Outpatient Detoxification, Outpatient Methadone/Buprenorphine or Vivitrol, Intensive Outpatient Treatment, Regular Outpatient Treatment
Payment Types Accepted:
Cash or Self-Payment, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (e.g., Tricare)
Special Programs Offered:
Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Adult Women, Adult Men
Age Groups Accepted:
Children/Adolescents, Young Adults, Adults
Gender Accepted:
Female, Male
Language Services:
Spanish
Facility Operation:
Private Organization

Local listings for North Pole, Alaska:

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707 Frontage Road
North Pole, AK. 99705

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Facts About North Pole

North Pole, Alaska is part of the Fairbanks metropolitan statistical area and is a small city in the Fairbanks North Star Borough Alaska.
The North Pole, Alaska, is a summertime attraction for visitors nearby Fairbanks, and due to its place on the Richardson Highway, those going to and from the Alaska Highway and Valdez.
North Pole, Alaska is home to 2 oil refineries, the town's major industry aside from tourism.
In 1952, Gaske and Dahl Development Company acquired the Davis homestead, divided it, and renamed it North Pole, Alaska, in hopes of attracting a toy company to the area.

DEA Info For Alaska

Various organizations are involved in trafficking cocaine into Alaska from the lower 48 states.
DTOs obtain most of the methamphetamines for sale in Alaska through other organizations or individuals in the lower 48 states.
Methamphetamine Lab incidents in Alaska were at zero for 2007, as compared to 66 incidents in 2004.
DTOs which are responsible for the distribution of cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana in Alaska are also obtaining small amounts of MDMA (street name Ecstasy), LSD and GHB which are known as "Club Drugs".
Cocaine and methamphetamine continue to be imported and available in Alaska.
Marijuana is the most abused drug in Alaska.

Drug Facts

In general, the average age at which a person starts drinking has decreased since 1965.
Cocaine was the first local anesthetic to be discovered and this is its only legal use in the United States. Cocaine is particularly effective as a local anesthetic because it numbs the site of application almost immediately and it minimizes bleeding. Typically a 1–4% solution is used clinically. This highly diluted solution does not have a psychoactive or changing effect on the brain. While cocaine is still used for ear, nose, and throat surgery, Lidocaine, a synthetic derivative of cocaine, is the most widely used local anesthetic.
Binge Drinking: Approximately two of every five college students of all ages—more than 40 percent—have reported engaging in binge drinking at least once during the past 2 weeks. However, colleges vary widely in their binge drinking rates—from 1 percent to more than 70 percent.
Crime. The costs of crime attributed to alcohol abuse were estimated at $19.7 billion. These costs include reduced earnings due to imprisonment, crime careers, and victims of crimes whose ability to earn an income has been reduced. The costs also include criminal justice and seizure of drug shipments. Alcohol abuse is estimated to have contributed to 25 to 30 percent of violent crime.

North Pole, Alaska

North Pole, AK Profile

North Pole, AK, population 1,570 , is located in Alaska's Fairbanks North Star county, about 257.1 miles from Anchorage and 1,506.9 miles from Seattle.

In the 90's the population of North Pole has grown by about 8%. It is Estimated in recent years the population of North Pole has been growing at an annual rate of 1.5 percent.

Reports show that during 2003 property crime levels in the North Pole area were higher than Alaska's average. The same data shows violent crime levels to be lower than the Alaska average.

North Pole Statistics North Pole Gender Information

Males in North Pole: 825 (53%)
Females in North Pole: 745 (47%)

As % of Population in North Pole

Race Diversity in North Pole

White: 81%
African American: 6%
Native American: 4%
Asian: 3%
Other/Mixed: 6%

As % of Population in North Pole

Age Diversity in North Pole

Median Age in : 28.8 (Males in : 28.4, Females in : 29.3)

Males Under 20: 17% Females Under 20: 16% Males 20 to 40: 20% Females 20 to 40: 16% Males 40 to 60: 12% Females 40 to 60: 12% Males Over 60: 4% Females Over 60: 4%

Economics in North Pole

Household Average Size: 2.58 people
Median Household Income: $ 44,583
Median Value of Homes: $ 115,500

Law Enforcement in North Pole

Reported crimes in the area during 2003:

Murder and non-negligent man-slaughter: 0
Forcible rape: 0
Robbery: 0
Aggravated assault: 1
Violent crime events per 100,000 people: 61

Burglary: 8
Larceny-theft: 122
Motor vehicle theft: 8
Arson: 4
Property crime events per 100,000 people: 8,461

North Pole Location Information
Land Area: 4.1 Square Miles.

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