Drug Detoxification Programs Juneau AK

Addiction is an illness in the mind, because when you are addicted, getting high is all that you can think of, even if you already are high, its chemical brainwash, substance hypnotisim, and its really difficult to break, and going at it alone is the worst feeling in the world.

Rainforest Recovery Center
Bartlett Regional Hospital
3250 Hospital Drive,
Juneau, AK99801
(907) 796-8690x8499
www.bartletthospital.org

Intake Phone Numbers:
(907) 796-8690

Hotline Phone Numbers: (907) 796-8610

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification

Residency: Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE), Access to Recovery

Payment Assistance: Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors)

Specializing in Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women

Bartlett Regional Hospital welcomes comments form patients, visitors and families regarding our services and personnel. If you have an immediate concern, please allow us the opportunity to assist you by contacting the person providing you with care. These concerns can relate to patient safety or quality of care.

If your concern is not satisfied, please contact the Bartlett Regional Hospital Risk Manager at (907) 796-8695.
Gastineau Human Services Inc
5597 Aisek Street,
Juneau, AK99801
(907) 780-3044
www.ghscorp.org

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment

Payment Assistance: Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors), Payment assistance (Check with facility for details)

Languages: ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Specializing in Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

Gastineau Human Services
Gastineau Human Services is a private non-profit behavioral health agency in Juneau, Alaska dedicated to providing the socially stigmatized of Southeast Alaska opportunities to gain the skills and lifestyles necessary to better themselves and their community. Our programs are built on the belief that each individual is responsible for his or her own behavior and that all persons are deserving of equal opportunity. Each human being, regardless of present condition and inherited characteristics, has the potential for positive change.
Behavioral Health Services
GHS provides intensive outpatient and outpatient treatment for adults to overcome alcoholism and substance abuse. Based upon a solid foundation of proven counseling and case management techniques, GHS counselors and staff address the client's long-term needs as well as the practical problems of daily living. Services provided include assessments, treatment planning, group and individual therapy, as well as gender and culture specific therapy.
Transitional Housing
The goal of transitional housing is to help individuals break the cycle of homelessness. Sobriety, community support, and employment are key to individual success, this program focuses in these areas to help residents gain stability and progress to independent living.
Community Corrections
GHS provides a residential reentry program in Juneau for adults referred by the State of Alaska Department of Corrections. This program helps formerly incarcerated men and women prepare for reintegration back into the community by focusing on substance abuse treatment, reconnection with family, employment, and long-term housing.

Drugs are Addictive

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Drugs are Addictive

Bryan Formica

Friday, September 14, 2007 Drugs are addictive because of the feelings they give you, because of the chemicals that build in your system, because the tollerance you build, because you just want that high.

I have much persinal expierance with drug addiction, cocaine to be exact.

Addiction is an illness in the mind, because when you are addicted, getting high is all that you can think of, even if you already are high, its chemical brainwash, substance hypnotisim, and its really difficult to break, and going at it alone is the worst feeling in the world.

Drugs dont hook you because you like them that much, you will say its your choice all you want but it really isnt, because you cant help yourself, you cant stop the sick feeling inside you when you only want another line but cant have it.

Have you ever been in a position where you need something imperative to your life, such as water, food, or sleep, but you just cant get it? Well not having a fix feels like that, so next time you find out that someone is addicted, dont think down on them, try and help them, cause speaking through persinal expeirance, they do, deep down inside, want and need that help, the addiction just blocks them from acknowledging that....

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