ACMHS's Meghan Magone, program manager for the Parenting with Love and Limits program at ACMHS, recommends the following resources for parents/caregivers for talking to their children about self-harming behavior and suicide. Local Crisis Line: 907-563-3200 National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) Trevor Project Lifeline:

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flower mural on side of building
In the June, July ACMHS newsletter, learn about a mural blooming on the outside of the building that houses our indoor farm, how multi-city teamwork helped return a client safely home, and our June trauma training conference. Plus, money stuff. Budget woes on the one hand, but on the plus side -- recent donations from Wells Fargo, the Rasmuson

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man crocheting on couch
A couple of months ago, we introduced you to Chip Ellis and his therapist, Stephen Washington. Everyone's path to wellness is different. We're proud of Chip for all the work he does to stay on his path, and grateful he is willing to share the story of his personal journey to

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Our Alaska Youth Advocates fundraising auction at Williwaw was a blast! Thanks to all who donated items for the Silent Auction or otherwise supported the event: Williwaw Social Alaska Escape Rooms Alaska Fur Exchange Nature's Jewels Deha Yoga Alaska Club Costco 2 Friends Art Gallery Alaska Geographic Hotel

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The Department of Education & Early Development (DEED) and the Association of Alaska School Boards (AASB) released a new resource for Alaska schools entitled “Transforming Schools: A Framework for Trauma-Engaged Practice in Alaska”.  Their press release describes the guide as an innovative framework that "provides schools with a

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