Serenity House Treatment Center in Soldotna, AK

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(4.8 of 5)
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245 North Binkley Street, Suite 202
Soldotna AK 99669

Serenity House Treatment Center Philosophy

Counseling, education and participation in 12-Step recovery programs are the cornerstones of treatment at Serenity House. The residential rehab takes a
bio-psych-social approach to recovery from drug and alcohol addiction, and focuses on teaching and supporting the lifestyle changes necessary to live a life free of substance abuse and chemical dependency. The facility is committed to helping its clients restructure and reclaim their lives, so they can give up their addictive behaviors and build a solid foundation for life-long recovery.

Areas of Specialization

  • Aftercare Support
    Addiction recovery does not end with discharge after completing a rehab program. Facilities that offer aftercare planning and/or support work with patients to ensure sustainable recovery by helping to plan and make arrangements for transitional or sober living, help with housing, vocational counseling, etc.

  • 12-Step
    The term “12 Step Program” describes a way to recover from addiction that is based on the model developed by Alcoholics Anonymous. Many drug and alcohol treatment centers base their treatment on 12 steps – the first three of which are situational, the next four addressing the practical issues created by the addiction, followed by two steps focused on making amends for hurting others. Steps 10 and 11 involve a deeper examination of the previous steps and the final step is focused on helping others avoid and recover from addiction.

Facility Highlights

A Private Place for Healing

Ongoing Support

Person-Centered Care 360 Guide

Review by Contributors


Serenity House Treatment Center, in operation by Central Peninsula Hospital (CPH), sits on 40 acres in Soldotna, Alaska, about 150 miles south of Anchorage. Offering counseling, education, and participation in the 12-Steps, the facility runs both residential and outpatient programs for adults.


According to the facility's website, with programs rooted in the 12-Steps, staff focus on addressing clients’ traumas and relationships. Ultimately, Serenity House aims to help adults make the lifestyle changes necessary for a long-term recovery, and uses a bio-psych-social and spiritual approach to do so.

Programming is residential, and successful graduates may receive additional follow-up assistance through enrolling in either the facility’s intensive outpatient (IOP) program or outpatient groups. Depending on their needs, IOP clients may attend nine or more hours of therapeutic programming each week, with groups that cover mindfulness, interpersonal skills, relapse prevention, and more.

Special groups and programs are designed specifically to address co-occurring mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety, and trauma.

Across all programs, Serenity House encourages family involvement and aftercare, which is coordinated through local A.A. and N.A. meetings and other community resources.


Per the facility’s webpage, “certified mental health and/or chemical dependency counselors” provide individual and family counseling sessions weekly. The lone alum surveyed by at the time of this writing gave five out of five stars for the staff's support.


Serenity House Treatment Center has 12 beds available and is co-ed. Although there are no private rooms, there is a gym on-site. The two alumni questioned by about accommodations and amenities at the time of this writing provide five out of five stars in this metric.


The two alumni polled by at the time of this writing provided positive feedback. They both gave five out of five stars for treatment effectiveness.

Alum Melanie also gave five stars for meals and nutrition. "This place and these people gave me my life back and I am eternally grateful for them," she wrote.

The other alum, Sean, indicated they would recommend Serenity House Treatment Center to friends and family. He also noted treatment was worth the cost. "Well rounded, 12-step based, program. Superb counselors and excellent cohesion and transition to out-patient care," he wrote.

To date, all 31 individuals who left reviews on Serenity House Treatment Center's Facebook page, which they have the ability to manage, provided perfect five out of five stars.[1]

"This is one of the most life altering wonderful places I have ever been. If I didn't have to leave when I did, I would still live there to this day," Nichole wrote in a representative review. "I would recommend it to anybody suffering from active addiction of any sort."


Serenity House Treatment Center accepts private insurance and Medicaid. For those in need, financial assistance may also be available.


Published on October 2017

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This place and these people gave me my life back and I am eternally grateful for them.

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Well rounded, 12-step based, program. Superb counselors and excellent cohesion and transition to out-patient care.

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