Akeela Mat Su in Palmer, AK

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Akeela Mat Su is a Substance Abuse Treatment Services rehab center located in Palmer, AK. This drug & alcohol rehab center based in Alaska provides Intensive Outpatient Treatment,Outpatient,Regular Outpatient Treatment as treatment service option. For Akeela Mat Su reviews, ratings & other information, please read below.


Akeela Mat Su in Palmer, AK


Akeela Mat Su in Palmer, AK – An Overview


Founded in 1874, Akeela, Inc. is a non-profit association providing a comprehensive range of services for the prevention and treatment of substance abuse, and alcohol abuse, in Alaska. The center also treats individuals with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders. For 44 years, the rehab center has been offering expert services to communities throughout the state with the goal to improve the ability of citizens and their families to experience a better and quality life without addiction. The center is armed with professional staff in every program for people fighting with alcohol and substance addictions.


Services Offered at Akeela Mat Su in Palmer, AK

The center offers various programs including:


  • Substance Abuse Outpatient Program
  • Family Programs
  • Therapy
  • Mental Health Outpatient
  • OCS Case management program
  • Intervention Programs
  • Behavioral Health Training
  • Transitional Housing
  • Opioids Treatment
  • Residential Programs


Substance Abuse Treatment Services

The focused, therapeutic community residential program is the flagship treatment service provided by the rehab center. The array of outpatient patient services include general outpatient, Intensive outpatient, and programs specifically designed for women. The center offers education, intervention, and treatments to adult and adolescent victims whose lives have been affected by any form of substance dependency. The center also serves women with children and pregnant substance-using women as well.


Substance Abuse Outpatient Program

Akeela Outpatient a fee for service program for men, women and minor assessed at the ASAM I or II.1 level and offers outpatient and intensive outpatient services including group and individual counseling for 12 to 18 weeks with stress on relapse prevention. The programs include continuing care followed by treatment. The intensive outpatient program is approximately 90 days in length, with ongoing care coordinated by the primary counselors.

A long-term, residential therapeutic community treatment program also serves individuals with an ASAM III.5 assessment. The majority are dually diagnosed. Thus, the experts at the rehab center offer services for co-occurring disorders.


Assessment Center

The assessment center is principal to all of Akeela’s programs that offer the full-service facility. The individuals needing mental health or substance use treatment services receive the evaluation fitting to their requirements and then be referred to the treatment service that meets their particular treatment necessities. The center also provides services to other providers in the community.


Transitional Housing

Akeela Mat Su in Palmer offers transitional housing with accommodation providing affordable, safe, and drug and alcohol-free living for individuals coming out of the treatment programs. These units are supported by a case manager who makes sure that clients are staying clean and sober. The case manager also coordinates regarding other services for them and assists them in finding employment as well.


OCS Case Management Program

In this program, the center takes individuals referred by the Office of Children’s Service due to the risk of losing custody of their children unless they finish substance abuse treatment. The programs offer intensive case management for families under the supervision of the Office of Children’s Services.


House Residential Program

The program serves individuals who are assessed at an ASAM III.5 level. It is long-term treatment based on the individual needs and progress of each person. It is a co-ed program that provides a modified Therapeutic Community modality of therapy, and services for co-occurring disorders.


Intervention Programs

Akeela center provides two intervention systems.


Alcohol Safety Action and Juvenile Alcohol Safety Action Programs (ASAP & JASAP) – The ASAP intervention program addresses driving offenses, including a mind changing substance. The program screens the guilty individuals and refers them to a suitable treatment program for an assessment with treatment to follow. If the assessment shows a need for treatment, then the individuals are assigned to an alcohol or driving training program.


Alcohol and Drug Information School – This certified program provides education to adults found to be driving while impaired or to minors involved in underage drinking. The programs spread awareness regarding drunk driving and its damages to prevent reoffending.


Staff At Akeela Mat Su, Plamer

The center houses experienced and professional staff including medical practitioners and certified officials. The staff members ensure clients’ monitoring to assure clients comply with the recommendations.


Type of care
  • Substance Abuse Treatment Services
Service Setting (e.g., Outpatient, Residential, Inpatient etc.)
  • Outpatient
  • Intensive Outpatient Treatment
  • Regular Outpatient Treatment
Opioid Treatment
  • Accepts clients on opioid medication
Facility Operation (e.g., Private, Public)
  • Private Organization
  • State substance abuse agency
  • The Joint Commission
Payment /Insurance/Funding Accepted
  • Federal or Any Government Funding for Substance Abuse Programs
  • Medicaid
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Cash or Self-payment
  • State Financed Health Insurance Plan Other Than Medicaid
  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • Screening for substance abuse
Transitional Services
  • Discharge Planning
Ancilliary Services
  • Assistance with obtaining social servicest
  • Case management
  • Social skills development
Counselling Services
  • Individual counseling offered
  • Group counseling offered
  • Substance abuse education
Facility Smoking Policy
  • Smoking Not Permitted
Age Groups Accepted
  • Adults
  • Young Adults
Gender Accepted
  • Female
  • Male
Treatment Approaches
  • Anger management
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy
  • Substance Abuse Counseling Approach
  • Brief intervention approach
  • Cognitive/behavioral therapy
  • Contingency management/motivational incentive
  • Community reinforcement plus vouchers
  • Contingency management/motivational incentive
  • Relapse prevention
  • Trauma-related counseling
Special Programs/Groups Offered
  • Adult Women
  • Pregnant/Postpartum Women
  • Adult Men
  • Seniors or Older Adults
  • Clients Referred from the Court/Judicial System
  • Persons with Co-occurring Mental and Substance Use Disorders
  • Persons who have Experienced Sexual Abuse
  • Persons who have Experienced Trauma
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