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Resources

AA
An international fellowship of men and women who have struggled with a drinking problem

Addiction Center
A professional web guide that can connect addicts and families with recovery and treatment options.

Addiction in the Workplace

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 and the Workplace is a resource designed to help employers consider ways to promote workforce health and protect employee safety. 

Addiction Resource
Substance abuse among veterans is a growing problem. Addiction Resource has a guide that discusses the causes, warning signs and statistics around substance abuse among veterans.

Addiction Resource Hub
For individuals and families needing information about any aspect of preventing, treating, or recovering from addiction. For those in search of answers, and those who don’t yet know which questions to ask—this is a place to start.

Advanced Recovery Systems
Helping men, women and adolescents who are struggling with addiction and mental health disorders.

A Guide to Al-Anon
This guide written by Oliver Clark is meant to raise awareness for Al-Anon and help you navigate through the resource.

Alaska Al-Anon Family Groups
A support group for friends and family of problem drinkers.

Alaska Family Services
Providing “Services for Families” that include substance abuse & mental health screenings, assessments, and outpatient treatment for adults, youth & children.

Alaska Fire Fighter Peer Support
Fire service professionals that provide ongoing wellness resources that are needed in the fire service and for emergency responders.

Alaska Resilience Initiative
A network of organizations and agencies across sectors working toward solving complex social problems and promoting a healthy, just and resilient Alaska.

Alaska Youth Law Guide
An online handbook for teens and young adults covering laws pertaining to those age groups, including alcohol laws for minors.

Alateen Teen Corner
A place just for teens affected by someone else’s alcoholism.

American Indian Health-Mental Health Topics
A collection of resources from the United States National Library of Medicine about issues that affect the health and well-being of Native Americans and Native Alaskans.

Anchorage Health Department- Substance Misuse Resource Guide              A resource guide for anyone who needs emergency, treatment, or recovery services related to substance misuse in Anchorage, Alaska.

Ask.Listen.Learn
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.

Be [You]
A campaign dedicated to preventing and reducing underage drinking in Alaska.

Bridges 2 Recovery
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.

Building for Belonging: Planning Inclusive & Healthy Events
This toolkit is designed to provide tips, resources, and guidelines that will assist event organizers in maximizing the opportunity to host events that contribute to a culture of health for all.

Center for motivation and change
The Center for Motivation and Change (CMC) is a group of dedicated clinical psychologists committed to the treatment and understanding of addiction issues.

Clitheroe Center
A Salvation Army program that offers comprehensive recovery services.

The Cool Spot
An interactive website created by NIAAA for kids 11-13. Content includes healthy coping strategies, refusal skills, and how to identify peer pressure.

Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT)
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.

Conversation Cards

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.

Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
A state of Alaska council that sponsors 20 victim service programs offering emergency shelter, safety planning and community-based advocacy to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Day 001
A video series produced in collaboration between Recover Alaska and Koahnic Broadcast Corp. featuring Alaskans’ stories of recovery from alcohol.

DrugRehab.com
A web resource dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders and mental health issues.

Facing Addiction
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
Facing Addiction Over Dinner is a toolkit to plan, host and moderate a conversation about alcohol, drugs and addiction.

Fallen Up Ministries
Fallen Up Ministries offers peer support, community connection and helps people in or seeking recovery get connected to the resources they need.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
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.

Fiscal Tiger – How To Access and Pay For Mental Health and Addiction Recovery Services
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
Hello, Sunday morning builds technology that supports any individual to change their relationship with alcohol. Whether it is taking break from drinking or simply cutting back- the app works to support you and your choice.

Host a Sober Party
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 your planning here. 

Intervention.com
Intervention.com provides regional resources and direct services to those struggling with substance use, mental health needs and eating disorders.

Listen
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.

National Institute on Drug Abuse
A federal organization dedicated to leading the U.S. in bringing the power of science to issues of drug abuse and addiction.

NoFAS
A list of resources for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome support and information in Alaska.

MedlinePlus-Health Information
An overview of mental health from the National Institutes of Health’s MedlinePlus website.

Prevention Action Alliance
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
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 far more than they do to adults so student-to-student messages can be more powerful than adult-to-student messages.

Rural Youth Engagement Toolkit

The new Rural Youth Engagement Toolkit was created for Grangers, 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.

This toolkit was created by CADCA, in partnership with The National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry with the generous support of the Rx Abuse Leadership Initiative (RALI), with content contributions from the STAND Coalition of Scott County, TN and the Rural Youth Advisory Council, composed of rural youth throughout America who care about positive community change

SAMHSA
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.

Shatterproof
A national nonprofit organization dedicated to ending the devastation addiction causes families. We help families find trusted, evidence-based resources to support a loved one struggling with addiction. We invite families to join us in advocating for policy change both on the state and federal level.

SLED
Statewide information resource for, about and by Alaskans.

Sober Nation
The world’s leading online treatment resources, providing drug counseling and therapy through a digital treatment method.

Southcentral Behavioral Health Providers
List of providers and associated services including but not limited to: Detox, Medication Assisted Therapies, Substance Use Disorder Assessment, Alcohol & Drug Information Schools, etc.

Surgeon General’s report, “Facing Addiction”
A new federal report that calls for a shift in the way America addresses substance addictions.

Talk, They Hear You
SAMSHA’s underage drinking campaign that helps parents and caregivers start talking to their children early about the dangers of alcohol.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs- Mental Health Resources
Authoritative mental health information and resources for veterans and their families.

Volunteers of America
Programs that meet the needs of children, adolescents, families and seniors in need.

Youth Prevention Guide
A helpful guide on How to Prevent High School Students from Experimenting with Drugs and Alcohol.

Zero-proof Cocktails
Try these yummy zero-proof non-alcoholic cocktails.

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