Strengthening Alaska communities and improving the lives of our clients through exceptional behavioral healthcare.
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
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 […]
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 […]
Save the Date: June 9th Block ParTAY in Anchorage!
Block ParTAY: June 9, 4- 7 pm Celebrate Alaska Seeds of Change and the POWER Center Join us for a fun celebration of programs that serve transition age youth and their mental health needs! We’ll have live music, outdoor games and crafts. Alaska Seeds of Change will be selling fresh produce and Evies Brinery products. […]
AKBH Community Update – March 2022
In our March 2022 community update: Save the Date! The 9th Alaska Advanced Trauma Training Institute is June 8 & 9th! Save the Date! Block ParTAY to celebrate Alaska Seeds of Change and the POWER Center, June 9 – in Anchorage! Read the newsletter here.
AKBH Community Update – February 2022
In our February 2022 community update: Adding Walk-In hours for Psychiatric Care Alaska Seeds of Change recruiting apprentices! Looking back on a full season of Evies Brinery production! Read the newsletter here.
AKBH Community Update – January 2022
In our January 2022 community update: Expanding Primary Care and Psychiatric Care in Fairbanks 2022 Peer Support Training Calendar is released Looking back on a full season of Evies Brinery production! Read the newsletter here.
Recruiting New Apprentices!
Alaska Seeds of Change is recruiting Apprentices & Volunteers! Alaska Seeds of Change is a unique program to help young people develop job skills while addressing mental health needs. The program works with young people to develop vocational skills in an indoor hydroponic farm and in outdoor gardens in the summer. Seeds is now recruiting […]