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In This Guide

  • Chris Kyle Patriots Hospital, Providence Breakthrough, Rainforest Recovery Center and 7 other treatment centers. View All

  • Each treatment center on this page has: (a) The Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission for addiction services, CARF Accreditation, and/or has been verified by SAMHSA (b) Composite online review scores of 3.1/5 stars or better, (c) Programs that effectively treat dual diagnosis disorders.

  • Find trusted Alaska recovery resources including 3 crisis hotlines, 2 overdose prevention organizations, and 2 support groups.

  • For additional support check out our guide to the best drug rehab centers in Alaska.

Browse Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers in Alaska

Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association

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1131 East International Airport Road, Anchorage, Alaska, 99518
Online Reviews: A
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The Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association (APIA) provides comprehensive behavioral health services to adults, adolescents, children, and entire family units. Some of the different treatment options available through APIA include individual therapy, group therapy, psychological assessments, crisis programs, case management, Community Reinforcement Approach and Family Training (CRAFT), continuing care planning, court-ordered services, and any prevention programs that may be helpful. Clients will participate in these services to develop the necessary skills for daily life. Family programs are used to address problems within the home that may have led to these co-occurring disorders. Group therapies make up a large part of these outpatient treatments and give clients a chance to discuss topics such as relapse prevention techniques, trigger identification, emotion management, and errors in thinking. Clinicians working with APIA take a large focus on the overall wellness of the individual client, so all of these services and therapies combine to help clients learn skills that promote health and wellness.

What they treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

Levels of Care
Dual Diagnosis, IOP, Outpatient


Chris Kyle Patriots Hospital

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1650 South Bragaw Street, Anchorage, Alaska, 99508
Online Reviews: A
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The Chris Kyle Patriots Hospital is a substance abuse treatment center that specifically focuses on providing services to veterans or active-duty military. The goal is to make sure that PTSD or trauma from service in the military does not take more lives, especially when clients began using substances to self-medicate in order to combat symptoms. All services are trauma-informed and clinical, but there is also a holistic nature to these programs. Treatment services include assessments, discharge planning, nutritional guidance, individual and group therapies, family therapy, medication management, milieu therapy, recreational activities, and activity therapy. Clients will also have access to cognitive processing therapy, EMDR, prolonged exposure, 12-step meetings, and therapies that address spirituality.

What they treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety, depression, and PTSD.

Levels of Care
MAT, Inpatient Treatment, Detox, Dual Diagnosis


Wisdom Traditions Counseling Services

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401 West International Airport Road Suite 27, Anchorage, Alaska, 99518
Online Reviews: A
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Wisdom Traditions provides a long list of affordable services in order to help the men and women in Alaska who suffer from substance abuse disorders and mental health issues. Each program combines individualized services that are holistic, family-inclusive, and effective. Available services include various assessments, psychoeducation, 12-step meetings, relapse prevention, mindfulness, recreational activities, and community support groups. Along with those services, Wisdom Traditions is also able to provide acupuncture detox, physical therapy, nutritional guidance, movement therapies, meditation, fitness coaching, and family services. Wisdom Traditions does also offer adolescent-specific programs that include many of the same services but for clients under the age of 18. The length of these programs depends entirely on the client, but once those programs are completed, clients are then encouraged to utilize this facility’s continuing care services where they are able to participate in gender-specific groups that discuss topics such as continued coping skills, empowerment, and so much more.

What they treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and depression, anxiety, and trauma.

Levels of Care
Dual Diagnosis, IOP, MAT, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization


Southcentral Foundation

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4000 Laurel Street, Anchorage, Alaska, 99508
Online Reviews: A
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Southcentral Foundation is a general healthcare facility that also offers behavioral health services through their program called Four Directions, which prioritizes addressing the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects of clients within the Native Community who need help. These services are specifically designed to address the needs of Alaskan Natives and American Indians who are over the age of 18. Along with an individually assigned clinician, each client has access to an entire treatment team of addiction specialists who are able to work with them and design a program based on the client’s needs and recovery goals. Clients have access to a variety of therapies as well as medication-assisted treatments for opioid withdrawal. This facility does accept Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, and self-pay based on a sliding fee scale.

What they treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and depression, anxiety, and trauma.

Levels of Care
Dual Diagnosis, MAT, Outpatient

Editorial Note
Though Southcentral Foundation was rated at a 4.5, which would be an A based on our standards, there were fewer than 10 reviews. Keeping that in mind, it is important to evaluate the center based on your own standards to ensure you find the best place for addiction treatment.


SEARHC – Ravens Way

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222 Tongass Drive, Sitka, Alaska, 99835
Online Reviews: B
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When clients seek help through SEARHC Ravens Way, they will be provided with a treatment plan that combines evidence-based and clinical therapies with cultural activities that Native Alaskans utilize in their community. The goal is to integrate culturally-inclusive services with alcohol and drug treatments that have proven effective. This location of SEARHC works specifically with boys and girls ages 13 to 18. Clients will be supervised at all hours of the day as well as have access to medical services when they need them. This specific treatment facility offers programs like case management, individual therapy, relapse prevention training, coping skill and communication development, various nature activities, group therapy, family therapy, 12-step meetings, journaling, education, and art. Raven’s Way divides its programs into five different groups: Salmon, Bear, Eagle, Raven, and Step Into the Light. Each of these groups offers slightly different services and focuses on different recovery topics. This allows each child to be placed with other clients who struggle with similar situations.

What they treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

Levels of Care
Dual Diagnosis, Residential Treatment

Editorial Note
The Raven’s Way program is intended for boys and girls ages 13 to 18.


Alaska VA Healthcare System

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3001 C Street, Anchorage, Alaska, 99503
Online Reviews: B
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The Alaska VA Healthcare clinic works with veterans who may be suffering from substance use or co-occurring mental health services. In order to address these conditions, clients will be able to work with a clinician through individual therapy, group therapies, evaluations, family therapy, anger management, and medication management. The VA clinic does also offer suicide prevention programs and services specific to members of the LGBTQ+ community. The goal of these outpatient services is to give veterans a safe space where they can connect with people who understand their traumas and work together to develop coping skills and positive relationships.

What they treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety, personality disorders, depression, trauma, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, OCD, and PTSD.

Levels of Care
Dual Diagnosis, MAT, Outpatient


Providence Breakthrough

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3760 Piper Street Suite 1108, Anchorage, Alaska, 99508
Online Reviews: B
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Providence Breakthrough’s behavioral health outpatient programs are available to children, adolescents, and adults struggling with mental health problems, drug addiction, or alcohol addiction. Once clients are evaluated, they will play an active role in the development of an individualized program specific to them. Providence Breakthrough offers crisis interventions, varying levels of talk therapy, medication, neurofeedback, and psychiatric care. For clients who need more intensive inpatient care, there are many different locations across Alaska where clients may be referred to for inpatient programs or other services that this specific location does not offer. Providence Breakthrough accepts all health insurance providers.

What they treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety, ADHD, mood disorders, and depression.

Levels of Care
Detox, Dual Diagnosis, Inpatient Treatment, IOP, MAT, PHP

Editorial Note
Providence Breakthrough is a component of Providence Alaska Medical Center, a full-service hospital that can provide a variety of treatment options.


True North Recovery

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591 South Knik Goose Bay Road, Wasilla, Alaska, 99654
Online Reviews: B
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True North Recovery combines culturally-inclusive services with client-centered planning and evidence-based therapies in order to provide the most effective, most individualized program possible. Most clients will have access to same-day services that immediately address their substance use disorders and possible mental illnesses that co-occur. Available services include crisis stabilization, assessments, case management, peer support groups, and more. Many of the programs they offer are community-based. This encourages clients to develop relationships with their peers as well as invite their family members and loved ones to participate in treatment. The overall goal for all of these services, regardless of the individual customization between clients, is to help each person create a foundation of sobriety that can be used to maintain abstinence long-term while also promoting overall wellness.

What they treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder.

Levels of Care
Dual Diagnosis, IOP, Outpatient, Sober Living

Editorial Note
Though True North has fewer than 10 reviews, they do offer a wide array of treatment programs that may be helpful. We included them because they are accredited and of the reviews they do have, most are positive.


Chugachmiut

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1840 Bragaw Street Suite 110, Anchorage, Alaska, 99508
Online Reviews: B
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In order to treat any mental health disorders or dependency problems that Alaska residents may be suffering from, Chugachmiut offers a combination approach to drug and alcohol treatment that utilizes Native healing practices as well as evidence-based therapies that have been studied and are effective. The specific services used in each client’s program really depend on their medical history, individual needs, and recovery goals. With that being said, Chugachmiut does offer programs like mindfulness, community support groups, art therapy, crisis interventions, coping skill development, anger management, domestic violence therapy, life skill development, stress management, and more. They do also offer suicide prevention and educational services in order to equip all individuals within Alaska with the resources available to them.

What they treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety, depression, trauma, and PTSD.

Levels of Care
Dual Diagnosis, Outpatient

Editorial Note
Chugachmiut has fewer than 10 reviews, so this is another treatment center that requires some deeper digging and research to determine whether or not it is the right fit.


Rainforest Recovery Center

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3250 Hospital Drive, Juneau, Alaska, 99801
Online Reviews: B
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Rainforest Recovery Center is part of the Barlett Regional Hospital. This facility provides residential care to men and women struggling with co-occurring disorders. In-person and Telehealth services include various types of individual and group therapy, discharge planning, medication assistance, withdrawal management, community outreach programs, and case management. Once they have completed their program successfully, clients will be provided with assistance in seeking transitional living spaces or other programs that continue their care on an outpatient basis. Rainforest Recovery accepts Medicaid, private health insurance, and self-pay based on a sliding fee scale for eligible clients.

What they treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

Levels of Care
Dual Diagnosis, MAT, Outpatient, Residential Treatment, Sober Living

Editorial Note
Rainforest Recovery Center is another center that met all of our requirements except they do have less than 10 reviews which means this is not necessarily a reliable indicator of the quality of treatment.


Our Grading System

We assign letter grades to each center based on their cumulative online review ratings:

  • A = 4.3 – 5 Stars
  • B = 3.5 – 4.2 Stars
  • C = 2.6 – 3.4 Stars
  • D = 2 – 2.5 Stars
  • F = 2 Stars