Assist offers outpatient and intensive-outpatient treatment services to chemically dependent adolescents aged 12 to 18. Upon completion of the program, weekly continuing care is provided to support patients in their ongoing recovery efforts.
The outpatient program provides education and intervention to adolescents in the early stages of addiction. The 12-week program consists of 2 to 3 hours of treatment per week in the form of group, family and individual counseling when necessary.
Adolescents in the intensive-outpatient program require increased structure and more frequent contact in order overcome chemical dependency. The 12-week program consists of 10 to 12 hours of treatment per week in the form of group, family and individual counseling. Family support and education is also provided in weekly, multi-family group sessions.
Assist is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitative Facilities (CARF) and are approved by the State of Alaska Division of Behavioral Health.
Medicaid and most insurances are accepted. Fees are adjusted on a sliding scale for those unable to pay.
For referrals please call Volunteers of America Alaska’s main line: