The stunning scenery, amazing wildlife and accessible glaciers are only a part of the appeal of Juneau. There are also museums, trains and hiking trails to enjoy en Juneau. For these reasons, Juneau can be a great place to start your treatment for drug and alcohol addiction.
Substance Abuse Addiction Treatment in Juneau
The treatment process for drug and alcohol abuse typically begins with detoxification or detox. It is the process where your body is cleansed from the toxins in drugs and alcohol so that treatment can begin.
Many states have various treatment facilities that offer an array of services to meet your specific needs. In Alaska, you can find places for medication-assisted recovery, psychotherapy and weekly support group meetings.
How Can I Find Addiction Recovery Resources By Me?
To find a group meeting near you, scroll down and use the location finder on the map below. You can find weekly support groups in most major areas of addiction recovery like AA (Alcoholics Anonymous), NA (Narcotics Anonymous) and CA (Cocaine Anonymous).
Give us a call and we'll be able to help you find treatment in Alaska or another city or state. (866) 578-7471
Traveling for treatment in another city or state will help you get away from the stresses and toxic environments that may be contributing to your drug or alcohol abuse.
Is Alcohol a Drug?
Yes, alcohol is a drug in the depressant classification of substances. It is addictive and the withdrawal symptoms can be very dangerous and even fatal. It is recommended that people receive detox treatment in a medially managed facility so their withdrawals can be monitored if they are addicted to alcohol or benzos.
There are also social aspects of alcoholism, which makes it even more difficult to quit. Most treatment centers will have group functions so that recovering alcoholics can maintain their need for social stimulus as when it is missing, they can relapse.
Joining a group meeting can introduce you to peers just like you, struggling with addiction. You can build a support system among these peers to help you with your addiction recovery. You can also join a 12-step group to further help your recovery.