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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, […]
Back to School Supports for Alaska’s Children
Back to School Alaska’s children are heading back to school this month and getting back into regular routines. For many, that also means an increase in stress and anxiety. Parents and teachers may notice behavioral issues or symptoms of depression and other mental health struggles that flew under the radar during the summer. In-School Supports […]
Kevin H – Peer Support Specialist
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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
Alaska Behavioral Health provides a wide range of services for young people ages 13-24 who are experiencing mental/behavioral health challenges.
Alaska Behavioral Health provides comprehensive outpatient treatment services for adults experiencing mild, moderate and severe mental illness. Alaska Behavioral Health 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
AKBH Community Update – September 2022
In our September 2022 community update: World Suicide Prevention Day and Out of the Darkness Walk in Anchorage, September 10 Movie Night at the Bear Tooth, September 15 New program: Expanding supports for young adults diagnosed with psychosis Join us at the Anchorage Daily News Job Fair September 22! Peer support training opportunities Read the […]
AKBH Community Update – August 2022
In our August 2022 community update: Supporting children as they head back to school! Fairbanks Open House August 25 Out of the Darkness Walk in Anchorage, September 10 Movie Night at the Bear Tooth, September 15 Recap: POWER Center Grand Re-Opening Read the newsletter here.
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 – […]