Population: American Indian/Alaska Native
Age: 12 to 18 years old at time of admission
Gender: Male & Female
Capacity (Number of Beds): 12
Admission Process: Open Continuous Enrollment
Average Length of Stay: 12 to 14 weeks
Overview: Established in 1989, Graf provides coed residential drug & alcohol rehabilitation services to American Indian/Alaska Native adolescents. Our 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. Graf is an unique and challenging substance abuse program, designed to address not only our youths substance abuse problems but to assist them in identifying and/or working on other challenges that makes recovery harder; such as community, family, peer, educational, legal, and/or medical problems. This is a voluntary program that expects a commitment of participation by the youth, their families and community representatives.
Specific services include:
- Individual therapy
- Mental Health Therapy/Services
- Anger Management
- Group and Family Therapy
- Academic education with correspondence school
- 12 Step Work
Owns/Operates Facility: The Department of Interior owns the land and leases it to Tanana Chiefs Conference, which holds responsibilities for the building, maintenance, etc. Fairbanks Native Association operates the Graf residential treatment program on a 638 contract with Tanana Chiefs Conference.