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Meet Gabby Frook
Meet Gabby Frook, Fairbanks Child & Family Clinician Gabby Frook is a Master’s level clinician working toward her LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) licensure, a military spouse, and maybe most of all, a Harry Potter fan. Moving to Alaska Gabby moved to Alaska from South Carolina. She has embraced the beauty and the outdoors, 4-wheeling and […]
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.
Latest News & Events
Alaska Behavioral Health Receives Federal Funding
New Federal Funding for Alaska Alaska Behavioral Health recently began work under two new federal grants to expand access to mental health services for Alaskans. Services for Children Alaska Behavioral Health has begun work under a new grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN). AKBH received […]
Halloween Fundraiser for the POWER Center
“Camp Crystal” host collects food, clothing, and $$ to support youth in transition through the POWER Center! For the second year, Anchorage resident Billy Stapleton is using his love of Halloween to support youth in transition through the POWER Center. Billy himself experienced homelessness as a young person, and that has driven him to find […]
Fairbanks Hiring Event!
Our new Adult Mental Health Residential Treatment program is opening soon in Fairbanks, and we’re looking for staff! We are currently hiring: clinical associates mental health associates peer support specialists to staff this 24-hour program to support adults engaging in treatment. WHO: You! WHAT: Hiring event. Bring your resume! We’ll conduct interviews and make job […]
October 6: Mental Health Q & A for Teens!
Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 3-10 We’re marking Mental Illness Awareness Week with a Q& A hosted by and designed for teens and young adults. Our Chief Medical Officer Dr. Curt Wengel and LMSW Veronica Griffith will be on hand to answer questions in a hybrid virtual/in-person event. Young people at two “Watch Parties” will […]
AKBH Community Update – September 2021
In our September 2021 community update: Celebrate National Recovery Month with our peer support specialists! Celebrate successes with Alaska Seeds of Change Learn how we’re ramping up services in Fairbanks! Read the newsletter here.
AKBH Community Update – August 2021
In our August 2021 community update: Check out the completed mural at Alaska Seeds of Change Meet Tierra D (ACT team case manager/peer support specialist Learn how the Cohen Clinic is helping veterans reeling from the news out of Afghanistan. Read the newsletter here.
Mural at Alaska Seeds of Change is complete!
Spenard’s Largest Community Mural Now Complete Ladybugs, Plants, and People Brighten Alaska Seeds of Change Facility The largest community mural in Anchorage’s Spenard neighborhood is now complete. The mural at Alaska Seeds of Change, 704 W 26th Avenue, was facilitated by artist Sarah Davies, creator of the 2015 100Stone Project, Alaska’s largest community sculpture installation. […]
Seeds Outside: Now Growing in Soil!
Moving Beyond the Greenhouse Alaska Seeds of Change is spreading its roots beyond the greenhouse with new outdoor programming! Over the past few years, AKSoC has been developing its Seeds Outside program, which works with youth apprentices and community volunteers to grow food to take home and for our social impact business, Evies Brinery. Benefits […]
Fairbanks Open House
Come join us for an Open House in Fairbanks! We are adding programs to serve the Fairbanks community, including a new Mobile Crisis Team, and Adult Mental Health Residential Services. We’ve expanded our clinical staff to serve children & families, and adults. And we’d love to tell you al about it! WHEN: Thursday, August 26, […]
AKBH Community Update – July 2021
In our July 2021 community update: Learn how we are striving for excellence through extensive staff training Heads up on an upcoming open house in Fairbanks The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic hosts mindfulness for teens with Legos Read the newsletter here.