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Staff Spotlight: Nick Borash
Meet Nick Borash – hanger of sheetrock, snaker of drains, plower of snow Nick has been working as part of our maintenance team in Fairbanks for about 18 months. He previously worked in commercial maintenance and came to Alaska Behavioral Health because “it’s a better company to work for.” [Check out our benefits here!] At first, […]
Partial Hospitalization Program for Adults
Partial Hospitalization Program for Adults Our Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) for adults is an intensive day treatment program for adults with mood disorders. Launched in April 2022 in Anchorage, the program serves adults with severe or chronic depression and bipolar, and is designed to be flexible enough to meet the needs of the group participants […]
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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.
Latest News & Events
Movie Night at the Bear Tooth: Resilience
Movie Fundraiser for Alaska Seeds of Change! Alaska Seeds of Change and the Bear Tooth are teaming up for a showing of the movie Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope on September 15th at 5:30! Who: You and Your Friends & Family What: Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope […]
Fairbanks Child & Family Clinic Open House
Join us on August 25th to tour our Fairbanks Child & Family Clinic! The clinic opened at 926 Aspen Street just before the COVID-19 pandemic. It has already been remodeled to add additional clinical space. We are excited to finally invite the community in to see the space and learn more about our clinic, community, […]
AKBH Community Update – July 2022
In our July 2022 community update: See you at the Arctic Thunder Open House, July 30 and 31 at Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson! Check out the new POWER Center at our Grand Re-opening event on August 11. Join us for an Open House at our Child & Family clinic in Fairbanks on August 25th! Updates […]
POWER Center Grand Opening
The POWER Center is now open at 2601 Arctic Boulevard! Our newly expanded POWER Center youth drop-in and outreach program has more space for cooking, games, activities, and services. The Center now offers: Free laundry Free on-site showers A large kitchen to prepare warm meals (periodic cooking lessons offered as well) Computers to access the […]
Storytelling Workshops at POWER Center
Storytelling at the POWER Center! Mental Health Advocacy Through Storytelling will be hosting weekly drop-in story-telling workshops for Anchorage teens at the POWER Center, beginning June 24th! What: Weekly storytelling workshops, to help young people develop a personal story of their choosing When: Every Friday, 2:30 – 4:30 pm Where: 2610 Arctic Boulevard, the new […]
AKBH Community Update – June 2022
In our June 2022 community update: Hosting our first occupational therapy intern at Alaska Behavioral Health – the learning goes both ways! More than 200 Alaskans attended the 9th Annual Alaska Advanced Trauma Training Institute! Our Block ParTAY to celebrate Alaska Seeds of Change and the POWER Center on June 9 was so much fun – […]
Resources for parents when talking to children about trauma
Below are some links to papers released by the National Child Trauma Institute regarding mass shooting events. Included are tips on how to talk to children about trauma and resources for parents. Tip Sheet for Youth Talking to Journalists about the Shooting Talking to Children about the Shooting Psychological Impact of the Recent Shooting Parent […]
AKBH Community Update – May 2022
In our May 2022 community update: A Q & A session for our new Partial Hospitalization Programs for Adults and Children experiencing significant mental health challenges 9th Annual Alaska Advanced Trauma Training Institute – registration opening soon! Save the Date! Block ParTAY to celebrate Alaska Seeds of Change and the POWER Center, June 9 – […]
Info Session: New Partial Hospitalization programs for Adults & Children
New Partial Hospitalization Programs address mental health needs of Alaskans. Partial Hospitalization Programs (or PHP) provide intensive services for those who need more than therapy sessions to address their mental health needs to prevent the need for higher levels of care (inpatient or residential), or are stepping down from higher levels of care and need […]
AKBH Community Update – April 2022
In our April 2022 community update: Looking forward to Mental Health Awareness Month in May, with lots of community events! A new partial hospitalization program for adults 9th Annual Alaska Advanced Trauma Training Institute – registration opening soon! Save the Date! Block ParTAY to celebrate Alaska Seeds of Change and the POWER Center, June 9 […]