Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Valdez, Alaska

When you head to Valdez, you know you’re going to a city that’s big enough to offer you employment, lodging, and rehabilitation options that can really work for you.

The Airport

The Valdez Airport is called Valdez Pioneer Field, and it’s not available for the large, commercial jets. However, commuter traffic is very common there, and you can find a number of pilots and small planes that will carry you to Valdez for any reason. If you plan to attend rehab there, you can fly into a larger airport and then take a commuter flight to the area. That’s a great way to get where you need to go.

Weather is Important

The weather in Valdez is common throughout Alaska, in that it’s very cold for a large percentage of the year. It also snows frequently and heavily, and temperatures can drop below zero and stay there for some time. With that in mind, it’s very important to make sure that you’re dressed properly and prepared for the weather. If you don’t have the right clothes, don’t worry. You can purchase some when you arrive, making it easy for you to travel light and get to Valdez without any hassle.

Finding Your Rehab Facility

Not every rehab facility is going to be right for you and your treatment goals, so it’s very important that you find the one that works for you.

Options for Lodging

Keystone Hotel and the Best Western – Valdez Harbor Inn are both very popular options for lodging. You can find a great place to stay, and some of the hotels also have extended stay options or rates, so be sure to ask about that. Your friends and family may come along to support you, and it can be great to have them all staying in one place, where they can help you and each other remain strong and stay healthy. The Totem Inn and Mountain Sky Hotels & Suites are also good choices for places to stay.

Finding a Job in Valdez

You can get a full or part time job in Valdez while you’re in rehab, or after you get out. You may want to stay there for a while, as it’s a very lovely part of the state and the country. If you enjoy the Valdez area, you can consider employment in one of the retail shops there. That gives you a chance to start getting back on your feet, and can also help you focus on sharing your love of the area with other people. Overall, that can make you feel very good about your new life and help you make the best choices for your exciting and hopeful new future.

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