Fairbanks Area Addiction Resources

If you know of additional addiction resources in the interior, please email info@interioraids.org so we can keep this list updated.

Harm reduction for people who are or may be injecting any kind of drug:


Needle Exchange – 710 3rd Ave.  (907) 452-4222 opt. 0. Mon-Fri 10am-4pm

Services: New syringes and safer injection supplies; free rapid HIV and Hepatitis C testing.


Narcan/Naloxone Overdose Response – 710 3rd Ave. (907) 452-4222 opt. 0. Project Hope Narcan Kits for anyone at no cost. Also available at Public Health – 1025 W. Barnette – 452-1776


Restore Inc. – 374 -1097 - 1st stop to find support, referrals, case management, resource identification. 542 4th Ave. Suite 203. Monday-Friday, evenings and weekends. Call or drop-in.



Detox/ Withdrawal Management Services:


Gateway to Recovery Detox Center (FNA)– Call first. (907) 456-1053 ext 2.

This phone number will be answered 24/7. Opioid beds are not available yet.


Services: Inpatient support to withdraw from heroin or other opiates. Medications are used to alleviate symptoms of withdrawal. Includes some counseling and education. Follow-up may include Vivitrol injection (blocks opiates for 30 days) and/or referral to other treatment programs. New services will include connection to Suboxone/Buprenorphine or Vivitrol.


FMH Emergency Dept. - For help with withdrawal symptoms.


North Country Medical, Paul Finch, PA – (907) 374-3869 – Outpatient opioid detox with or without the Bridge device, Vivitrol. Experienced in medical care for people with addiction.


Teresa Lyons, PNP – (907) 750-8114 - Vivitrol




Medication Assisted Treatment


Interior AIDS Association - Interior Medication Assisted Treatment - 710 3rd Ave.  (907) 452-4222 ext. 100

Methadone and Buprenorphine (Suboxone) treatment (with opioid addiction history of 1 year or longer). Options include maintenance and short- or long-term taper (30 – 180 days). Counseling and education are required. Generous sliding fee scale for individuals without insurance or Medicaid.


TVC-1st Care – Suboxone Treatment. Dr. Eric Schneider. Reception: (907) 458-2682.

7 days - 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Suboxone (buprenorphine) prescribed, counseling or other treatment activity (e.g. meetings) required. Addiction Medicine Referral Form can be accessed here.


Ideal Option Addiction Services – 1221 Noble St. Suite 101. Call (877) 522-1275 or drop in. Suboxone as well as treatment for other addictions. No waiting list.


North Country Medical, Paul Finch, PA – (907) 374-3869 – Outpatient opioid detox with or without the Bridge device, Vivitrol. Experienced in medical care for people with addiction.




Residential Treatment


Fairbanks Native Association – (907) 452-6251 (all programs)

Women & Children’s Center for Inner Healing: residential treatment for pregnant and parenting women.

Ralph Perdue Center: residential treatment for adults.

(People can be enrolled in Suboxone or Methadone treatment and also residential treatment)




Outpatient Treatment


Fresh Start- private pay and some insurance-assessment and counseling services (907) 388-3221


Pacific Rim Counseling- private pay- assessment and counseling services (907) 452-5252


Turning Point Counseling Services- Most insurance, private pay, limited scholarships- Integrated Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder Assessment, Level 2.5 Intensive Outpatient Co-occurring Substance Use disorder treatment,  Level 1 Standard Outpatient Substance Use Disorder treatment, Mental Health Counseling Services, Stress Reduction Classes, Mindfulness Training Classes, Trauma Sensitive Yoga Classes – (907) 374-7776, Turningpointcs@gmail.com


Fairbanks Native Association /Ralph Perdue Center: insurance, private pay, and Medicaid. Assessment and counseling services  Opioid-specific Out-patient contact Edmund "Charlie" Palmer (907) 452-6251 Ext 6416.

An outpatient program with Opioid specific curriculum for the treatment of consumers. RPC has partnered with North Country Medical Opioid withdrawal using the bridge and medications. RPC Opioid Outpatient program also works closely with community partners for medication-assisted treatment including holistic approaches as well as Suboxone and Vivitrol medications.



Other Options


Narcotics Anonymous meetings – 1-866-258-6329; http://www.akna.org/areas/fairbanks/documents/fai_schedule.pdf


Prescription Drug Disposal:

Individual drug disposal packets available at Public Health and IAA.

Denali Pharmacy at FMH – 452-8181

North Pole Prescription Laboratory – 488-8555

North Pole Police Department – 488-6902

Bassett Community Hospital on Fort Wainwright – 361-4000

Fairbanks Police Department – (907) 450-6500


Fairbanks Opioid Workgroup meets the last Wednesday of each month at 10:00 am.

December 27th, 2017 – City Council Chambers. End of year potluck!

January 31st, 2017 – City Council Chambers

Everyone is welcome!


Downloadable Resource

About Methadone and Buprenorphine
The ideal resource for anyone interested in learning about methadone maintenance therapy and buprenorphine therapy, this booklet was designed for treatment providers, people in recovery, and their families.
Adobe Acrobat document [1.8 MB]


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