Addiction Treatment Juneau AK
Bartlett Regional Hospital
Intake Phone Numbers:
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
If your concern is not satisfied, please contact the Bartlett Regional Hospital Risk Manager at (907) 796-8695.
Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house
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 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.
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.
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.
Why a Person Becomes an Addict
Why a Person Becomes an Addict
Danielle MorganFriday, September 14, 2007 They are many reasons to why a person becomes addicted to drugs.
They can be from very different back rounds.
Drugs affect people in many different ways, but one thing they can share, is a very powerful addiction to a drug they no longer have control of.
There are many physiological and physical problems that can affect a drug user, as a result of their drug use, here are some of the effects,
Low self esteem,
withdrawal symptoms - IE, muscle cramps, sweating, bowel problems, nausea, pain and many more.
These a just a few to mention, and as you can imagine, one would be enough to deal with, let alone five or all, which is very much a possibility.
As i mentioned, there are people that become addicted for many different reasons. Here are a few example,
- Emotional trauma, wanting to escape from recent or past traumatic experience
-Recreational use, which leads to addiction,
-Peer pressure, wanting to fit in, or pressure from partners, or family members,
-Curiosity, wanting to get high.
There are many reasons, but the outcomes are all pretty much alike.
When addiction grips a person, they become cocooned in their own existence, The outside world becomes alien, so they disassociate themselves from it, even their family.
It becomes a desperate life, for as their tolerance grow so does the cost,which leads to criminal activity's.
For many this leads to prison, but it only deters a few, but i believe a person has to wan,t to change, you can not force them.
For the loved ones trying to help, with no outcome its little wonder they call, heroine and crack cocaine "The Devils Drug".
They deeper one falls into the devils web, the harder it is to escape its grasp.
The word "reality" becomes an enemy, for one of the reasons their tolerance grows, is beca...