National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence

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National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence offers outpatient services for individuals with alcohol and/or substance addiction. The program includes individual therapy, intervention services, family support, aftercare support and more. National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence is located at Juneau, Alaska.

National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence Focus:

Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse Treatment Centers focus on helping individuals recover from substance abuse, including alcohol and drug addiction (both illegal and prescription drugs). They often include the opportunity to engage in both individual as well as group therapy.

Opiate Addiction

Opiate Addiction Treatment Centers specialize in supporting those recovering from opioid addiction. They treat those suffering from addiction to illegal opioids like heroin, as well as prescription drugs like oxycodone. These centers typically combine both physical as well as mental and emotional support to help stop addiction. Physical support often includes medical detox and subsequent medical support (including medication), and mental support includes in-depth therapy to address the underlying causes of addiction.

Alcoholism

The goal of treatment for alcoholism is abstinence. Those with poor social support, poor motivation, or psychiatric disorders tend to relapse within a few years of treatment. For these people, success is measured by longer periods of abstinence, reduced use of alcohol, better health, and improved social functioning. Recovery and Maintenance are usually based on 12 step programs and AA meetings.

What does National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence offer?

Outpatient (OP)

Outpatient programs are for those seeking mental rehab or drug rehab, but who also stay at home every night. The main difference between outpatient treatment (OP) and intensive outpatient treatment (IOP) lies in the amount of hours the patient spends at the facility. Most of the time an outpatient program is designed for someone who has completed an inpatient stay and is looking to continue their growth in recovery. Outpatient is not meant to be the starting point, it is commonly referred to as aftercare.

Intervention Services

The addictive diseases present a unique problem to community health advocates. Individuals generally do not seek help until a crisis occurs late into the progression of their disease. In many cases, it is a family member or significant other that seek help and assistance in moving the individual into a treatment regime. Assisting family, friends, employees, employer, or others in convincing someone to get help, often when they’re in denial, is a process called intervention. Intervention requires family counseling, family education, and coaching in the process of patient placement. NCADD has been assisting the intervention process for over 40 years and continues to be the first stop on the way to cessation.

Treatment Types:

Family Program

Research clearly demonstrates that recovery is far more successful and sustainable when loved ones like family members participate in rehab and substance abuse treatment. Genetic factors may be at play when it comes to drug and alcohol addiction, as well as mental health issues. Family dynamics often play a critical role in addiction triggers, and if properly educated, family members can be a strong source of support when it comes to rehabilitation.

Aftercare Support

Completing a drug or alcohol rehab program shouldn’t spell the end of substance abuse treatment. Aftercare involves making a sustainable plan for recovery, including ongoing support. This can include sober living arrangements like halfway houses, career counseling, and setting a patient up with community  programs like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA).

Therapies Offered:

Individual Therapy

In individual therapy, a patient meets one-on-one with a trained psychologist or counselor. Therapy is a pivotal part of effective substance abuse treatment, as it often covers root causes of addiction, including challenges faced by the patient in their social, family, and work/school life.

Group Therapy

Group therapy is any therapeutic work that happens in a group (not one-on-one). There are a number of different group therapy modalities, including support groups, experiential therapy, psycho-education, and more. Group therapy involves treatment as well as processing interaction between group members.

National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence Highlights:

Private

Accreditation:

  • CARF

Payment:

  • Sliding Fee Scale
  • Private Health Insurance plans accepted
  • Medicaid may cover part or all of your addiction treatment costs.
  • Cash payments accepted

Rehabs in Alaska

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  • Sitka Counseling 113 Metlakatla street Sitka, AK 99835

Intake:

  • Men and Women Allowed
  • Facility for Adults and Young Adults
  • Special programs for patients with HIV or AIDS