FAQ

WHAT DO I BRING WITH ME WHEN I COME TO FAIRBANKS FOR ADMISSION TO DETOX OR REHAB?
We ask that you bring the following with you in one suitcase:Comfortable, everyday clothing (including tennis shoes)Money for vending machines or gift shopMedications in their original bottles with the Rx on themPersonal care items that do not contain alcoholReading glasses if you need themLaundry detergent (high efficiency detergent for adult women)Sleepwear/robeInsurance cards, photo ID (driver's license or passport) and prescription cards if you have themContact info for your primary care physician, attorney, probation officer, EAP or family members
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HOW LONG WILL I BE IN TREATMENT?
That will be determined by the initial clinical and medical assessment, recommended level of care and progress with treatment goals
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Alumni & Volunteers

 

Partners in Life-Long Recovery

At Fairbanks, we understand that recovery is a lifelong process. Fairbanks provides numerous opportunities for our alumni to stay connected and involved through advocacy, education, service work and social activities. But why stop there? No matter how long ago it has been, we want you to feel welcome to reconnect.

Ways to Stay Connected

By establishing these relationships, we provide a source of hope and support for thousands of individuals and families struggling with alcohol and drug abuse and addiction. Ways to stay connected to Fairbanks include:

Advocacy

  • Fundraising
  • Marketing

Education

  • Workshops
  • Spirituality
  • Parenting
  • Wellness
  • Life Skills (Careers, Money Management, Nutrition)

Volunteering

  • Alumni-facilitated orientation groups for new patients
  • Back Home Again meetings - Every Thursday evening at 8pm in the cafeteria
  • Gift shop
  • Alumni Contacts
  • Planning committees
  • And other volunteer opportunities

Social activities

  • Alumni social outings
  • Annual Fairbanks golf tournament
     

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News

Seventh Annual Susan Li Conference
This month Fairbanks will host the seventh annual Susan Li Conference, Defining the Times: Substance Use Disorders in Teens and Young Adults.
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Senior White House Official to Deliver Commencement Address at Hope Academy
President Obamas top advisor on Drug Policy Reform will highlight growing movement of young people in recovery and support for Recovery High Schools.
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