Strengthening Alaska communities and improving the lives of our clients through behavioral healthcare.

Staff Spotlight

Meet Julie D, Intern


Julie is on her third or fourth career, depending on how you count – she worked as a hairdresser, at a bank, and in IT for 25 years before deciding to become a therapist. She says she realized over her time in IT that her favorite part of the job was working with people one on one, hearing their stories and getting to know them. Now she’s completing her internship requirements at ACMHS.

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Program Spotlight

New Telehealth Help for Individuals and Families


ACMHS is launching several new group services for Alaskans who are struggling with anxiety and stress brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak and extreme changes to normal routines. Services will be provided via an encrypted, HIPAA complaint version of Zoom video-conferencing. Connections Peer Support Group for Parents Tuesdays at 3-4 pm, beginning April 28 Call […]

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Client Spotlight

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Medication, Therapy, Groups: One client’s path to wellness

I’d heard about Jierum Duarte long before I met him. For a while, he and former board member Stephanie Rhoades were volunteering to cut hair at

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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.

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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.

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Adult Services

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. 

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Vocational Services

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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We have a big announcement! 🎉 For decades our mission has been to strengthen Alaska communities and improve the lives of our clients by delivering access to exceptional behavioral healthcare services. As part of that mission, we have changed our name to Alaska Behavioral Health to better reflect the geographies we serve and services we provide.

💚We are proud to be part of a dedicated team committed to ending the stigma around mental health and helping our clients change their lives for the better.

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Congratulations on the new name! I like it, especially all the work we did on bringing mental health and substance services together and the work we did on rewriting the medicaid regs.

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