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Interior Medication Assisted Treatment

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:

  • 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 Response710 3rd Ave. (907) 452-4222 opt. 0. Narcan Kits for anyone at no cost. Also available at Public Health – 1025 W. Barnette – 452-1776

  • Restore Inc.542 4th Ave, Ste 203. (907) 374 -1097. Find support, referrals, case management, resource identification. Monday-Friday, evenings and weekends.


Detox/ Withdrawal Management Services:

  • Gateway to Recovery Withdrawal Management Center

    (FNA)– Call first. (907) 456-1053 ext 2. This phone number will be answered 24/7. Limited opioid beds are available. 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.

  • FMH Emergency Dept.For help with withdrawal symptoms.

  • North Country MedicalPaul 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. After hours resource line: (907) 750-5566. 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 Addiction Medicine - Dr. Eric Schneider and Dr. Peter Dillon.  Reception:  907-458-2682. Addiction Medicine Case Manager:  907-458-2634 M-F 8am - 5 pm. Buprenorphine (Suboxone) and other addiction treatments. Outpatient and inpatient consult services. 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)

Tanana Chiefs Conference – (907) 452-8251 x 3010 Old Minto Family Recovery Camp is an Athabascan alternative to substance abuse treatment; a place to begin healing in a traditional setting. Old Minto offers Level 3.5 Clinically Managed High-Intensity Residential Services. The program is designed for Alaska Native families, but they welcome all individuals. The camp does not have running water or electricity. In addition to daily groups and individual counseling sessions, residents gather firewood, haul water, fish, hunt and do daily chores. Clients stay for a minimum of 35 days. They use living in balance as their core curriculum and offer psychotherapy for co-occurring clients.

Graf Rheeneerhaanjii – (907) 455-4725 x 232. Graf provides coed residential drug & alcohol rehabilitation services to American Indian/Alaska Native adolescents from the ages of 12 - 17 (18 year olds are considered on a case-by-case basis). There is also one bed reserved for a non-native youth. Graf's mission is to provide healing & education for American Indian/Alaska Native youth with substance abuse issues and to promote wellness and growth, empowering youth to reach their potential.  


Outpatient Treatment

  • Fairbanks Native Association /Ralph Perdue CenterAn 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.
    Accepts insurance, private pay, and Medicaid. Assessment and counseling services: (907) 452-6251

  • Fresh Startprivate pay and some insurance-assessment and counseling services (907) 388-3221

  • Pacific Rim Counselingprivate pay- assessment and counseling services (907) 452-5252

  • Restore, Inc.Find support, referrals, case management, resource identification. Monday-Friday, evenings and weekends. Call (907) 374 -1097 or drop-in 542 4th Ave. Suite 203.

  • Tanana Chiefs Conference

    Intensive Outpatient (2.1 level of care) and Outpatient (1.0 level of care) for Native Alaskans. They also provide telehealth to villages throughout the Interior. They offer group counseling, individual therapy and co-occurring options. TCC uses the matrix model for core curriculum, has recently added Seeking Safety and will be adding MRT to their groups. (907) 452-8251 x 3800

  • Turning Point Counseling ServicesMost 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


Other Options

  • (Co-dependents Anonymous) - 888-444-2359

  • If you're worried about someone with a drinking problem.

  • Teenagers between 13 to 18 years old who are worried about someone with a drinking problem.

  • Prescription Drug DisposalIndividual drug disposal packets available at Public Health – (907) 452-1776, 1025 W Barnette St and IAA – (907) 452-422, 710 3rd Ave
    Denali Pharmacy at FMH – (907) 452-8181, 1650 Cowles St
    Alaska Family Pharmacy – (907) 488-8555, 167 S. Santa Claus Ln, North Pole
    North Pole Police Department – (907) 488-6902, 125 Snowman Ln
    Bassett Community Hospital on Fort Wainwright – (907) 361-4000, 4076 Neely Rd
    Fairbanks Police Department – (907) 450-6500, 911 Cushman St
    Eielson AFB 354th Medical Group Clinic– (907) 377-5235, 2630 Central Ave #3349

  • a forum to discuss the opioid epidemic in Fairbanks and its surrounding areas; focused on education, prevention, intervention, recovery & program funding.

    Do you want to learn more about prescription opioid misuse and heroin use in our community?
    Are you a person in long term recovery or affected by a family member or friend's addiction to opioids?
    Do you work with people struggling with opioid use disorder?

    Join the Fairbanks Opioid Workgroup! We meet the last Wednesday of each month from 10 am - 11:45 am in the Fairbanks City Council Chambers (800 Cushman St, Fairbanks, AK 99701). Everyone is welcome!


Videos

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Chasing the Dragon


Downloadable Resource

  • 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.


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