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In our November 2023 community update: Support mental health care for Alaskans on Giving Twosday! (We're collecting socks and mittens for clients) Our medical department has added primary care and psychiatry providers!  Join us at the Bear Tooth for Mending the Line, a feature film about PTSD.  Read the newsletter

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In our October 2023 community update: Upcoming trainings: QPR, Mental Health First Aid, and more! Come see us at the Ice Dogs hockey game, October 20!  Weekly Drop in hours at Alaska Seeds of Change: Thursday 1 to 5 pm! Read the newsletter

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Our two largest clinics are switching buildings! Our Anchorage Child and Family Clinic is moving to 4020 Folker Street. Appointments with our Child & Family team that were previously scheduled at 4045 Lake Otis Parkway will be held at 4020 Folker Street beginning October 2.  This move brings all of our Child & Family Services into the

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Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a

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In our September 2023 community update: September is Suicide Prevention Month Question, Persuade & Refer (QPR) training is designed to help anyone feel more confident talking to someone struggling with thoughts of suicide.  Next training: October 16th!  Using PRIDE skills to support young children: a mini-tutorial Read the newsletter

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Block ParTAY: August 18, 2023 Celebrating community and youth engagement programs! Hosted by Alaska Seeds of Change and the POWER Center Thank you to everyone who joined us for our second annual Block ParTAY on August 18th! We enjoyed sunshine, music by Witty Youngman, games, and food from House of Birria, Holly Dogs, and Beans Cafe!

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In our August 2023 community update: Join us for our Block ParTAY for transition age youth in Anchorage, August 18th!  New group for parents in Fairbanks: Fire-proof Parenting! Starting School tips for kindergarteners and Back to School events for families! Read the newsletter

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Our Fairbanks Clinic is pleased to announce a new group for parents and caregivers. "Fireproof Parenting: Extinguishing One Crisis at a Time" Tuesdays @ 5:00  - 6:30 pm AKBH Adult Clinic at 1423 Peger Road 12 weeks long Participants must be current AKBH clients or complete an intake to participate in the group. Unfortunately, we are not able to

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Alaska Behavioral Health is pleased to offer Arc Training What is ARC? The Attachment, Self-Regulation and Competency or ARC framework (Kinniburgh & Blaustein, 2005) is a flexible, components-based intervention developed for children and adolescents (3-18) who have experienced complex trauma, along with their

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In our July 2023 community update: Join us for Here.Is.Better. at the Bear Tooth in Anchorage!  Follow along on Facebook and Instagram for our July education topic: psychosis Get ready for the Eilson Air Show in Fairbanks, peer support training, Mental Health First Aid, and more! Read the newsletter

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