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Center caters to people leaving prison

...disillusioned with drinking and wanted to change. He said he's been sober a year and half and is in treatment at the nearby Ralph Perdue Center. Coates said he doesn't feel any societal pressure to drink at this point in his life.If tenants exhibit...
Longtime Fairbanks jeweler to retire

...and has weathered several storms over the past 45 years. An Athabascan leader born near Koyukuk in the late 1920s, Ralph Perdue grew up around the downtown jewelry stores along Second and Third Avenues, starting an apprenticeship before he became...
State shuts Fairbanks detox center

...closure. Three were discharged Sunday, one was admitted to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital and one was referred to the Ralph Perdue Center for treatment. The hospital has agreed to take detox patients on a short-term basis while the center is closed...
Program targets chronic inebriates of Fairbanks

...task group. Case managers plan to use the Title 47 process as needed, said Kate Wood, emergency care coordinator at Ralph Perdue Center and supervisor of the case managers. Wood also is an active member of the chronic inebriates task force. Involuntary...
Rehab center back in business

...residential drug and alcohol treatment program of its kind in Fairbanks is reopening after a yearlong closure. The Ralph Perdue Center will begin treating patients June 2. Guy Patterson, director of behavioral health services for the Fairbanks...
New detox center set to open next year in Fairbanks are full, chronic inebriates are sent to a seven-by-seven-foot jail cell. Kate Wood, director of the Ralph Perdue Center, the current detox center, said "intoxicants don't belong in jail, but it's safer than sleeping under...


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