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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,

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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

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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, 4-6

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Recovering from addiction Tierra D. never thought she’d be in the position to be able to help others. She spent 11 years as an active drug user, often living on the streets or out of her car.  But after inpatient treatment and a lot of work, she now spends her days helping to support others who also struggle with co-occurring mental illness

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Cole Talbot is just about finished with his Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Naropa University in Boulder, CO.  Since January, he’s been completing his required internship hours with the Child & Family team at Alaska Behavioral Health. [caption id="attachment_5940" align="alignnone" width="300"] Cole Talbot, clinical

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Living with Auditory Hallucinations Hearing voices, or auditory hallucinations, are difficult to live with. What is Hearing Voices group? This is a group to support those who deal with auditory hallucinations. In this group, we will learn how to better cope with this issue and overcome the stigma around it. We will explore coping skills,

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The opinion piece by Alaska Behavioral Health Board Member Irene Gobeli was published in the Anchorage Daily News on May 21, 2021. Living Downtown I live in downtown Anchorage, and every morning for the past 10 years, I’ve walked my dog along E Street and the Park Strip. Almost every morning, I’ve also watched part of our homeless and

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The opinion piece by Alaska Behavioral Health Board Member Christopher Cox was published in the Anchorage Daily News on May 24, 2021. Addressing Homelessness through Mental Health Care Like many people, my views on homelessness have changed over the years. Growing up, seeing homeless people caused sadness and disbelief. Then as I became

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Support for Military Families This opinion piece by Alaska Behavioral Health Board Member Traci Gatewood was published in the Fairbanks Daily News Miner on May 1, 2021. Call of Duty Fear. Desperation. Disbelief. Despair. Duty? In 1991, I had a life-altering experience that would forever shape my thinking about service to country and mental

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This opinion piece by Alaska Behavioral Health Board Member Cathy Giessel was published in the Anchorage Daily News on May 1, 2021. Support Behavioral Health Care to Foster Resilience and Well-Being Alaskans love to fish! Already, trips to favorite fishing places are being planned, and dreams of big catches dreamed. So, imagine

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