There are many types of support for managing alcohol misuse and the type of support needed may change throughout your journey with recovery. For some people it might be hearing other’s stories of hope, for others it might be finding a specific resource. Some people might need treatment to reach their recovery goals, while others are looking for support to overcome stress triggers. Whatever the case may be, we want you to know that you are not alone and however you are needing support, we want to connect you with options.
The below, alphabetized list contains resources at the community, state, and national level to pertain to whatever stage you may be at in your journey with recovery.
A professional web guide that can connect people with substance use disorders and families with recovery and treatment options.
A toolkit for Alaska workplaces. Employees facing challenges caused by substance use, whether suffering themselves or caring for a loved one, do not do so in a vacuum outside of their workplace. Addiction in the Workplace is a resource designed to help employers consider ways to promote workforce health and protect employee safety.
Substance misuse among veterans is a growing problem. Addiction Resource has a guide that discusses the causes, warning signs and statistics around substance abuse among veterans.
This guide written by Oliver Clark is meant to raise awareness for Al-Anon and help you navigate through the resource.
Providing “Services for Families” that include substance usage & mental health screenings, assessments, and outpatient treatment for adults, youth & children.
Fire service professionals that provide ongoing wellness resources that are needed in the fire service and for emergency responders.
A network of organizations and agencies across sectors working toward solving complex social problems and promoting a healthy, just and resilient Alaska.
An online handbook for teens and young adults covering laws pertaining to those age groups, including alcohol laws for minors.
A resource guide for anyone who needs emergency, treatment, or recovery services related to substance misuse in Anchorage, Alaska.
Ask.Listen.Learn provides youth ages 9-14, their parents and educators with information about the dangers of underage drinking. The program’s new digital resources were created to teach what the brain does, what alcohol does to it, and what that does to you.
A grassroots organization seeking to remove the social stigma associated with addiction treatment and being in recovery, working to build a community banding together to share powerful, personal stories of transformation that will inspire others to pursue help.
Celebrate Recovery is a 12-step, Christ-centered recovery program that meets weekly. All adults are welcome. Learn more.
The Center for Motivation and Change (CMC) is a group of dedicated clinical psychologists committed to the treatment and understanding of addiction issues.
ANTHC, in partnership with the Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association (APIA), is currently offering Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) therapy at APIA. CRAFT is an evidence-based therapy for family members or friends who have a loved one with a substance use problem. The goals of CRAFT is to increase personal wellbeing while teaching skills to help motivate a loved one to reduce their substance use and/or engage in substance use treatment. In clinical research studies, seven out of ten loved ones with a substance use problem engaged in treatment after their family member or friend attended a series of CRAFT appointments. Other interventions are three out of ten or less.
This new-to-Alaska treatment is open to individuals 18 years and older, and APIA accepts multiple insurances and payment plans, including Medicaid, VA Choice Program, Indian Health Service benefits, and sliding scale fees. No one will be turned away from services.
Three out of four kids say their parents are the number one influence on their decisions about drinking. Creating a conversation with kids is an effective way to prevent underage drinking, and here’s how to start the conversation.
A video series produced in collaboration between Recover Alaska and Koahnic Broadcast Corp. featuring Alaskans’ stories of recovery from alcohol.
A web resource dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance use, eating disorders and mental health issues.
Facing Addiction has launched a comprehensive resource hub for anyone in search of support or guidance in the addiction conversation, fostering hope and building connections through one searchable resource. This resource hub is the first-ever independent, not-for-profit, digital asset map that brings together a vast collection of addiction resources in one place.
Facing Addiction Over Dinner is a toolkit to plan, host and moderate a conversation about alcohol, drugs and addiction.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is an umbrella term describing the range of effects that can occur in an individual prenatally exposed to alcohol. These effects may include physical, mental, behavioral and/or learning disabilities with lifelong implications.
Receiving care for mental health & addiction recovery can be confusing and expensive — unless you know how to navigate the system. Whether or not you’re insured, understanding how to access these services can mean the difference between getting help or struggling alone.
Hello, Sunday morning builds technology that supports any individual to change their relationship with alcohol. Whether it is taking a break from drinking or simply cutting back- the app works to support you and your choice.
Are you a mixologist with a skill for shaking up a good non-alcoholic drink? We are compiling our bartender directory here. Are you looking for tools and resources to host a sober party? Let us help you out! Let us know what you're planning here.
A collection of resources fromIndian Health Services for issues that affect the health and well-being of Native Americans and Alaskan Native people.
Intervention.com provides regional resources and direct services to those struggling with substance use, mental health needs and eating disorders.
The first step to a productive conversation around addiction starts with listening. Listen offers support through connected resources, and eliminates blame, shame and stigma by amplifying the stories of millions of Americans whose lives are affected by addiction.
A federal organization dedicated to leading the U.S. in bringing the power of science to issues of drug misuse, abuse, and addiction.
An overview of mental health from the National Institutes of Health’s MedlinePlus website.
Prevention Action Alliance offers several programs that give parents, coalitions, colleges and universities, and other community members the information, education, and support they need to make a positive change. Programs include “Parents Who Host Lose the Most”, “Know!”, and “BUZZKILL”.
Raise Your Voice addresses teen traffic issues through student created media. Issues include underage drinking, seatbelt use, and distracted driving. Young people listen to their friends and other teens so student-to-student messages can be incredibly powerful.
The new Rural Youth Engagement Toolkit was created for young people, coalitions, community-serving organizations, religious organizations and any other group that seeks to meaningfully engage rural youth, to address substance misuse issues in their communities and achieve positive community change through comprehensive strategies with a focus on policy and advocacy.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance behavioral health in the U.S.
SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities. Congress established the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in 1992 to make substance use and mental disorder information, services, and research more accessible.
Addiction recovery for support for teens and youth. Access to online resources, message board, and support groups for teens.
The world’s leading online treatment resources, providing drug counseling and therapy through a digital treatment method.
List of providers and associated services including but not limited to: Detox, Medication Assisted Therapies, Substance Use Disorder Assessment, Alcohol & Drug Information Schools, etc.
SAMSHA’s underage drinking campaign that helps parents and caregivers start talking to their children early about the dangers of alcohol.
NIH’s guide for parents with children ages 10 to 14 years old on how to discuss avoiding alcohol.
A helpful guide on How to Prevent High School Students from Experimenting with Drugs and Alcohol.