Recovery & Re-Entry Services

CITC Recovery Services provide comprehensive treatment to assist individuals within all stages of recovery from substance abuse or addiction. Services include assessments, detoxification services, individual and group counseling, and help in accessing and increasing support to maintain sobriety.

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

CITC’s Recovery Services are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).


phone: (907) 793-3200

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Alumni Support: Defenders of Sobriety

Alumni Support: Defenders of Sobriety provides inspiration, encouragement, and support to CITC participants through sharing the personal struggles and triumphs of individuals already in recovery with those who desire to live a recovery lifestyle.

Peer Support Network

CITC's Peer Support Network provides support, guidance, and services for those in recovery from addiction, administered by individuals with lived recovery experience.


Chanlyut is a two-year residential work-training and educational program offering a new beginning for men who want to become productive members of society and turn around the self-destructive patterns in their lives.

Clare Swan Outpatient

Clare Swan offers Brief Outpatient, Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient services to individuals struggling with substance abuse.

Connections: Screening, Assessment & Referral

Considered a first-step program, Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral and Treatment services assist individuals through assessment and pretreatment services to help determine what assistance is needed for achieving long-term sobriety.

ETC Detoxification Services

Through a partnership with the state Department of Health and Social Services, the Ernie Turner Center currently offers medical and social detoxification services through a residential treatment program in a 12-bed detoxification unit.

ETC Residential Inpatient

Utilizing a therapeutic “Village of Care” model, the Recovery Journey program is a 12-bed residential unit at the Ernie Turner Center.

Unsah Jan Prevention

Unsah Jan is the prevention and youth development program aimed at young people ages 10 – 24, focusing on suicide prevention, drug and alcohol prevention, and life skills and wellness development for all young people, but is specifically design to meet the needs of Alaska Native, American Indian, and LGBTQ youth.