Providence Alaska Medical Center

Google Rating: 3.9

About Treatment Center

Providence Alaska Medical Center, is a multi-licensed addiction treatment facility located in Anchorage, Alaska. Our facility offers a relaxing environment for the patient so that they can not only focus on their recovery, but also enjoy it. At Providence Alaska Medical Center, we understand that change can seem like a scary thing, especially for newly recovering addicts. The changes that they will make here will be for the better, and in many cases, may even save their lives. We specialize in Alcohol Detoxification, Anger management and Benzodiazepines Detoxification. We believe in treating all addictions, as well as underlying psychological disorders that may have contributed to the birth of the addiction. We strive to show our patients that they can live a life filled with happiness and fulfilment without the use of drugs or alcohol. We make it a goal to provide our patients with the tools necessary to cope with their newfound life of sobriety. We never know what life will throw at us, and it is up to the patient to deal with any given situation without resorting to substance abuse. With the right treatment plan in place, the patient can make a remarkable recovery.

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Rehab Center Details

  • Smoking not permitted
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  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Drug Abuse
  • Drug Addiction
  • Intervention center
  • Medical Detox
  • Substance Abuse

Treatment Options

  • Computerized treatment
  • General Hospital(including VA hospital)
  • Intensive outpatient treatment
  • Outpatient
  • Outpatient day treatment or partial hospitalization
  • Outpatient detoxification
  • Outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or vivitrol
  • Regular outpatient treatment

Areas of Specialization

  • Alcohol Detoxification
  • Anger management
  • Benzodiazepines Detoxification
  • Brief intervention approach
  • Buprenorphine used in treatment
  • Cocaine Detoxification
  • Contingency management/motivational incentive
  • Family Addiction Counseling
  • Group counseling offered
  • Individual counseling offered
  • Marital/couples counseling offered
  • Methamphetamines Detoxification
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Opiods Detoxification
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Relapse prevention from naltrxone
  • Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone)
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Payment Methods

American Express, Cash or self-payment, Check, Mastercard, Medicaid, Military insurance, Private health insurance, Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors), State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid, Visa.

Accepted Insurances

  • Medicaid
  • Most Insurances

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Google Reviews

I am appalled at the lack of diversity in this hospital. Decent care, but the absence of other cultures (besides Caucasian) makes the environment feel unwelcome and uninviting.

cynthia rose, 1 month ago

Recently my son was born at Providence. I have nothing but positive things to say about the nursing staff. They were polite, caring, and compassionate in dealing with my wife. Having a baby especially our first was a joyful, but stressful time. I didn't enjoy the lactation consultants that kept coming by our room while we were in so called recovery. The were unprofessional and couldn't have been more rude towards my wife telling her if she couldn't breastfeed then she was failing our child. We were discharged on a Thursday with no real tips on how to get our son to latch, just if we didn't we were bad parents. The first night he wouldn't eat anything. We went to our pediatric doctor Friday morning concerned for his wellbeing. He has lost 18% of his birthweight. We got on a program as described by our doctor, and their lactation consultant, by his Monday morning check up he had gained the 18% back and more. He is now a healthy baby boy who continues to grow and thrive. There is good and bad with every place you could go. Overall it wasn't the end of the world, but they could do better.

B W Huminski, 1 month ago

My procedure went really well, my caregivers were excellent. Unfortunately, their admitting process enabled an error in my name...did not affect my treatment nor outcome, but a little irritating that they relied on 20 year old info, instead of updating it before my procedure.

Roberta Stevens, 2 months ago

My family became acquainted with Providence Hospital in 1970 when we moved to Alaska and my mom was sick 3 times that first year. They took care of her well then, and in all the years since as I and rest of my family have received services, I know of only 2 less than favorable care among probably hundreds of visits over 45 years. That's an excellent record!!!

Rebecca J. Wetzler, 5 months ago

Everyone has different experiences, good and bad. Most recently mine have been good. (Competition with three area hospitals has done wonders for every medical center in Anchorage and the Valley. You can choose your medical center, not end up with one.)

K. C-D., 6 months ago

Providence gives me the best health care for me. I am more happy what Dr,Jared Kirkham for finding the best nerve problem I have, he is a good and explains the problem to patients like me. I give Dr Jared Kirkham and the hospital more then five stars. Thank you Providence Hospital the best care for me.

Howard Anvil, 6 months ago

I loved CRC. The staff were nice and actually talked to you when you were down. The groups were informational. The structure is fantastic. And you don't stay there all day. Sometimes you walk outside to the hospital for dinner or around the grounds. These guys care about your child's health and mental stability! If your child is struggling, send them here. It's a place I call home.

VoliTare Speedz, 7 months ago

Phenomenal hospital

Logan Wassmer, 7 months ago

I don't normally do this, however based on my recent experiences at Providence in Seward Alaska, I feel the need to do so. There is a doctor there at the clinic by the name of Jeanette Nienaber who is without a doubt the most sincerely helpful, genuinely personable, completely professional health care provider I have ever had the pleasure of experiencing anywhere ever period, and I for one am so tremendously grateful to have found her! She takes her time talking "to you' not down or "at you", she listens patiently, explains things clearly and completely, and has simply the most wonderful manner. If ever you need to address any health care issues in Seward Alaska, this is the provider you want to visit and trust! I personally feel blessed to have discovered her!

713buddy, 8 months ago

We had our daughter here, natural birth. Great nurses and very clean room. I'm not ok with some of the charges while at the hospital. They charged $69 for 2 ibuprofen! I brought my own and they didn't allow me to take my own. Lame!

D Slater, 1 year ago

I've had many. Some amazing. I'll speak of those first. The children's hospital cared for my son with a major brain injury. Their Subspecialty clinic is amazing. Their helpfulness when you (very scarily leave that controlled environment) transition home us more than helpful. Care coordinators and the ICU is amazing. The doctors; Goodwin, Clancy, Neuro Smith, endo; now Fenton, brain surgeon; Dr. Tolbert at the time was so amazing, working with Dr Rosen. There so many heroes in there. I could not have had my son in better hands. Because of their cleanliness my son had no infection. They worked with me and PT later OT & ST. I would never go anywhere else. When there's not hand sanitizer everywhere like there is at Providence I don't feel safe from the multitude of germs. I feel they care more about their patients. Migraine help in the past has been amazing in the ER. The past trip to the ER was not good. I could barely finish the question before the nurse or doctor cut me off after a car accident- a very bad one. My passenger received slightly better care the first time but not the second. I believe it was the Dr. But I might try Regional for ER next time. Long/short. Inpatient, please go there. They are amazing. ER: I'm not so sure anymore unless you'll be inpatient status.

Melanie Melhase, 1 year ago

I got to witness first hand the core values of Providence as I journeyed with my friend Tom, his sister, and friends as Tom was born into Eternal Life June 7 on 5 North. Thank you to all at Providence who were there with us easing our way.

Sue Wiese, 1 year ago

Mark West, 1 year ago

All the nurses I had during the birth of my boys were amazing. The only place I will ever have a baby!

Gloria VanDusseldorp, 1 year ago

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