Strengthening Alaska communities and improving the lives of our clients through exceptional behavioral healthcare.
Meet Dani! Dani joined the Child and Family department in Fairbanks shortly after the Aspen building opened to clients in 2019. She enjoys helping solve everyday challenges for staff and clients alike. Her passion for helping others and providing exceptional customer service are apparent every day in the enthusiasm she bring to her work on […]
A new way to start services in Fairbanks Our Fairbanks Adult team is piloting a new way of getting clients into services faster. After an initial intake appointment, most clients will start their treatment by joining a 12-week Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) group. Why? Starting services with group allows us to serve more clients, more […]
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Child & Family Services
Child and Family Services Continuum provides a wide range of therapeutic services to children and adolescents with mild, moderate, and severe emotional disturbance, along with their families.
Teen and Young Adult Services
ACMHS provides a wide range of services for young people ages 13-24 who are experiencing mental/behavioral health challenges.
ACMHS and FCMHS provide comprehensive outpatient treatment services for adults experiencing mild, moderate and severe mental illness. ACMHS/FCMHS assesses all clients through an intake process, based on their needs and functionality.
Recovery from severe mental illness is not only possible, but it is the goal for all participants in our youth and adult programs. While recovery looks different for everyone, gainful employment is a component of living in recovery.
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Latest News & Events
Hearing Voices Group in Fairbanks
Living with Auditory Hallucinations Hearing voices, or auditory hallucinations, are difficult to live with. What is Hearing Voices group? This is a group to support those who deal with auditory hallucinations. In this group, we will learn how to better cope with this issue and overcome the stigma around it. We will explore coping skills, […]
Seeing at-risk youth in our community
The opinion piece by Alaska Behavioral Health Board Member Irene Gobeli was published in the Anchorage Daily News on May 21, 2021. Living Downtown I live in downtown Anchorage, and every morning for the past 10 years, I’ve walked my dog along E Street and the Park Strip. Almost every morning, I’ve also watched part […]
The opinion piece by Alaska Behavioral Health Board Member Christopher Cox was published in the Anchorage Daily News on May 24, 2021. Addressing Homelessness through Mental Health Care Like many people, my views on homelessness have changed over the years. Growing up, seeing homeless people caused sadness and disbelief. Then as I became older, I […]
Support for Military Families
Support for Military Families This opinion piece by Alaska Behavioral Health Board Member Traci Gatewood was published in the Fairbanks Daily News Miner on May 1, 2021. Call of Duty Fear. Desperation. Disbelief. Despair. Duty? In 1991, I had a life-altering experience that would forever shape my thinking about service to country and mental health. […]
Support Behavioral Health Care to Foster Resilience and Well-Being
This opinion piece by Alaska Behavioral Health Board Member Cathy Giessel was published in the Anchorage Daily News on May 1, 2021. Support Behavioral Health Care to Foster Resilience and Well-Being Alaskans love to fish! Already, trips to favorite fishing places are being planned, and dreams of big catches dreamed. So, imagine standing on the […]
Grow With Us! May 21, 2021
Grow With Us! The Cohen Clinic at Alaska Behavioral Health presents a free gardening and food giveaway event for the Alaska veteran and military community! When: Friday, May 21, 11 am to 1 pm Where: 1450 Muldoon Rd, #111 What: Transplant seedlings to take home and learn about gardening from the youth at Alaska Seeds […]
AKBH Community Update – May 2021
In our May 2021 community update, check out our Mental Health Month activities, meet two of our Board Members and read their Mental Health Month opinion pieces, and meet early childhood/Little Tykes clinician Patty Quinn in this new video! And don’t forget to check out virtual art show: Connecting Through Art! (co-hosted with NAMI – […]
Connecting Through Art: Annual Mental Health Awareness Month Art Show
Thank you to all of the artists who submitted work to our May Mental Health Awareness Month Art show – Connecting through Art. Please click on each artist to see their submissions. Pieces with a price listed are for sale. Please e-mail the name of the piece and your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org if you […]
Mental Health Awareness Month
Mental Health Awareness Month 2021 Events Download pdf version with clickable links. Connecting through Art! Mental Health Awareness Month Art Show. All month at Kaladi Brothers at 6861 Jewel Laker Road in Anchorage. Our virtual art show is also on-line here! Events May 3: “Supporting Mental Wellness in the Workplace” – presentation to Anchorage Chamber […]
AKBH Community Update – April 2021
In our April 2021 community update, learn how we’re expanding access to psychiatric care and about new opportunities for peer support, and check out our spring education series! Read the complete newsletter.