ADDICTION & RECOVERY SERVICES: Youth - Cook Inlet Tribal Council
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Our prevention and youth development program Unsah Jan is aimed at young people ages 10 – 24 and focuses on suicide and substance-abuse prevention, and life-skills and wellness development for all young people. Services are designed to meet the needs of Alaska Native, American Indian, and LGBTQ+ youth specifically.

Recovery Services provides substance use assessments for those 12 years or older. This service aims to address concerns with drug and/or alcohol use/misuse and the potential need for further treatment.

The Alaska Native Justice Center (ANJC) assists youth who are or have been involved in the juvenile justice system by supporting their transition into adulthood by developing self-awareness and modeling healthy relationships. Youth advocates work with adolescents in need of educational, workforce development, employment, social-emotional awareness, and cultural support.


Our Recovery Services department provides quality, culturally appropriate services to not only Alaska Native people residing in Anchorage, but to all individuals of all backgrounds, open from all areas of the state. 



People also used the following services:

Healthy Youth Development

Our Tribal PREP program prepares youth for adulthood as they learn how decisions made today affect their future. Young people learn about improved health and well-being, financial literacy, career and educational planning, healthy adolescent development, and family planning resources, among other services.

Click here to review all of our youth services

Job Skills & Training

We offer a variety of career and job-training opportunities for youth, including scholarships, apprenticeships, and paid internships.

Click here to view all job skills & training opportunities 


Through public engagement, we connect at-risk individuals to support and referrals for substance abuse services, shelter, permanent housing, transportation, and other immediate needs.

Click here for a list of critical needs assistance.

Group Therapy

We offer a variety of group topics designed to motivate and educate individuals in understanding how alcohol and drugs affect their lives. Group counseling services provide support for increased self-awareness, avoiding self-destructive behaviors, understanding trauma and other barriers to treatment, developing recovery skills, relapse prevention, life-skills and healthy relationship development, cultural and community support services, and discharge planning.