Alaska VA Healthcare System

Alaska VA Healthcare System - Anchorage, AK

Alaska Va Healthcare System is an addiction treatment center located at 3001 C Street in the 99503 zip code in Anchorage, AK. It is operated by the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Alaska Va Healthcare System provides prescribes suboxone, relapse prevention from naltrexone and administers naltrexone. Some of the treatment approaches used by Alaska Va Healthcare System include rational emotive behavioral therapy, motivational incentives and community reinforcement. Alaska Va Healthcare System also specializes in detox services and offers Alcohol Detoxification and Opioid Detox. Alaska Va Healthcare System provides residential detoxification, outpatient detoxification and 30 and 60 day rehab programs. It also provides detox, substance use treatment and transitional housing.

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Address: 3001 C Street, Anchorage, AK 99503

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. Opioid Medications used in Treatment
  4. External Opioid Medications Source
  5. Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  6. External Source of Medications Used for Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  7. Type Of Treatment
  8. Pharmacotherapies
  9. Treatment Approaches
  10. Facility Ownership
  11. License/Certification/Accreditation
  12. Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted
  13. Payment Assistance Available
  14. Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported
  15. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  16. Screening & Testing
  17. Transitional Services
  18. Ancillary Services
  19. Detoxification
  20. Counseling Services and Education
  21. Medical Services
  22. Tobacco/Screening Services
  23. Facility Smoking Policy
  24. Age Groups Accepted
  25. Gender Accepted
  26. Exclusive Services

Here are the full facility listing details on Alaska VA Healthcare System in Anchorage, AK:

Types of Care:

  • detox services
  • halfway house
  • treatment for substance abuse

Service Settings:

  • outpatient rehabilitation
  • residential rehab
  • outpatient detox
  • partial hospitalization
  • intensive outpatient treatment
  • outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or naltrexone treatment
  • regular outpatient treatment
  • residential detoxification
  • residential long term rehab
  • 30 day rehab

Opioid Medications used in Treatment:

  • Buprenorphine clinical treatment
  • Naltrexone clinical treatment

External Opioid Medications Source:

  • In-network prescribing entity

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment:

  • Accepts clients using medication assisted treatment for alcohol use disorder but prescribed elsewhere

External Source of Medications Used for Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment:

  • In-network prescribing entity

Type Of Treatment:

  • suboxone prescription
  • administers naltrexone
  • relapse prevention from naltrexone

Pharmacotherapies:

  • Acamprosate (Campral)
  • Buprenorphine (extended-release, injectable, for example, Sublocade)
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Naltrexone (extended-release, injectable naltrexone - Vivitrol)
  • Medications for HIV treatment
  • Medications for Hepatitis C treatment
  • Lofexidine
  • Clonidine

Treatment Approaches:

  • motivational incentives
  • community reinforcement
  • rational emotive behavioral therapy

Facility Ownership:

  • the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

License/Certification/Accreditation:

  • Certified by Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Hospital licensing authority

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted:

  • Accepts Medicare
  • Accepts Medicaid
  • Accepts private health insurance
  • Accepts State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

Payment Assistance Available:

  • Payment assistance

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported:

  • adult men
  • rehab for older adults
  • LGBT

Assessment/Pre-treatment:

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

Screening & Testing:

  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • Screening for Hepatitis B
  • Drug and alcohol oral fluid testing
  • Testing for metabolic syndrome

Transitional Services:

  • Naloxone and overdose education
  • Outcome follow-up after discharge

Ancillary Services:

  • Early intervention for HIV
  • Housing services
  • Recovery coaches
  • Self-help groups
  • Mentoring/Peer support

Detoxification:

  • Alcohol Detox
  • Opioid Detoxification

Counseling Services and Education:

  • hepatitis education, counseling and support
  • HIV and AIDS education, counseling and support
  • health education services
  • vocational training

Medical Services:

  • Hepatitis B vaccination

Tobacco/Screening Services:

  • Screening for tobacco use

Facility Smoking Policy:

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted:

  • adult rehab
  • young adults

Gender Accepted:

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services:

  • Serves Veterans only

Phone #: 907-273-4011

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Frequently Asked Questions About Addiction Treatment in Anchorage, AK

What types of addiction treatment programs are available in Anchorage, AK?

In Anchorage, AK, various addiction treatment programs are offered, including outpatient and inpatient services. Outpatient programs allow individuals to receive treatment while living at home, while inpatient programs provide a more immersive experience with 24/7 care in a residential facility.

How long does an average addiction treatment program last?

The duration of addiction treatment programs varies, but the average length is around 30 to 90 days. However, the specific duration depends on the severity of the addiction, individual progress, and the type of program chosen.

What therapeutic approaches are commonly used in addiction treatment?

Common therapeutic approaches in addiction treatment include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), motivational interviewing, and group therapy. These methods aim to address the psychological and behavioral aspects of addiction.

Are there specialized programs for specific types of addiction, such as alcohol or opioids?

Yes, in Anchorage, AK, there are specialized addiction treatment programs tailored to specific substances, such as alcohol or opioids. These programs offer targeted interventions and support to address the unique challenges associated with each type of addiction.

What role do support groups play in addiction recovery?

Support groups, such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA), play a crucial role in addiction recovery. They provide a sense of community, encouragement, and a platform for individuals to share experiences and strategies for maintaining sobriety.

How can one determine the effectiveness of an addiction treatment program?

The effectiveness of an addiction treatment program, such as the one at Alaska VA Healthcare System, can be assessed through various factors, including successful completion rates, relapse prevention strategies, and long-term sobriety outcomes. Additionally, individual progress and satisfaction with the program contribute to its overall effectiveness.

Are family therapy sessions included in addiction treatment programs?

Many addiction treatment programs in Anchorage, AK include family therapy sessions as part of the comprehensive approach. Family therapy helps address family dynamics, communication patterns, and educates family members on how to support their loved one's recovery.

Is aftercare support provided following the completion of an addiction treatment program?

Yes, reputable addiction treatment programs offer aftercare support to individuals post-treatment. Aftercare may include ongoing therapy, support group participation, and access to resources that help maintain sobriety and prevent relapse.

Can individuals choose between inpatient and outpatient addiction treatment?

Yes, individuals seeking addiction treatment in Anchorage, AK can choose between inpatient and outpatient programs based on their specific needs and circumstances. The decision often depends on factors such as the severity of the addiction, personal commitments, and the level of support available at home.

What insurance coverage is typically accepted for addiction treatment at Alaska VA Healthcare System?

Insurance coverage for addiction treatment varies, but many programs in Anchorage, AK accept major health insurance plans. It's important that you check with Alaska VA Healthcare System and their insurance provider to understand coverage details and potential out-of-pocket expenses.

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