Gateway to Recovery Detoxification Program

Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, providing medical detoxification to both male/female adults for a period of 1 to 10 days. Detoxification services are provided for both alcohol and drugs.



Population: State of Alaska Residents

Age: Adults

Gender: Male and Female

Capacity (Number of Beds): 16 beds Residential

Admission Process: Open Continuous Enrollment

Average Length of Stay: 3 days alcohol or 10 days opiates

Overview: The Detoxification unit provides medical detoxification for both male/female adults from alcohol and other chemicals for a period of one to ten days. Licensed medical staff provide around the clock care. Each individual is provided an assessment to determine possible treatment needs. The long term goal is to coordinate appropriate health and social services delivery.

Specific services include:

  • Individual Pyschotherapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Alcohol/drug education
  • Anger Management
  • Case Management

Owns/Operates Facility: Fairbanks Native Association operates the Detox program on a State grant.

STATS: 7/01/2009 to 6/30/2011 — 2304 Total consumers with 1799 complete–78.1% completion rate