Spring Education Series
Alaska Behavioral Health Spring Education Series March 17 @ 12:00: Sleep Wellness Presenter: Pamela Kennedy Register here! Sleep hygiene is an important part of your overall health and wellbeing.  Studies show significant lack of sleep impairs your ability to manage even small daily stressors.  All areas of life can be impacted by poor sleep

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Alaska Behavioral Health Achieves National Accreditation Alaska Behavioral Health has achieved national accreditation through the New York-based Council on Accreditation (COA).  Organizations pursue accreditation to demonstrate the implementation of best practice standards in the field of human services. COA evaluated all aspects of

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Our three early childhood clinicians in Anchorage recently completed a two year learning collaborative to increase their skills in Child Parent Psychotherapy. Congratulations to Geri Hernandez, Mara Hill and Patty Quinn! (pictured with Early Childhood Mental Health trainer and consultant Deb Harris on the left and AKBH manager Kristin Mortenson on

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Our fiscal year 2020 (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020) Annual Report is now available! The report is built around the theme of resilience - both for us as a company, and for our clients.  Because 2020 certainly demanded a lot of that! The report is available to read online  here. If you would like a hard copy, please e-mail

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[popup_anything id="5479"] We're taking our annual event virtual! Don't worry, we'll bring the same youthful energy and unique flavor to our virtual event that our in-person events have had, even food if you want it. We'd love to see you pop in for a few minutes or stay for the whole event. You'll have a chance to learn new skills, met our staff,

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Dianna Rehn, Doctor of Psychology, is a clinician with the Anchorage adult outpatient (Folker) team. She’s in her second stint at ACMHS – she worked here for 10 months about 4 years ago, and now has been here for a ayear. In between, she worked at API doing forensic competency evaluations – which sometimes involved testifying in court. (She

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Youth Drop-in and Outreach
We are super-excited to announce that the POWER Center  drop-in program for youth ages 13-23 will soon be moving to a new bigger location, right next door to its current location! The larger POWER Center will allow us to serve more youth, especially during the pandemic when capacity is restricted. After remodeling, we'll have expanded kitchen and

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Join us for a virtual Meet & Greet  with our new child psychiatrist Dr. Curt Wengel on Tuesday, January 12 at 8:00 am. Dr. Wengel is a board-certified psychiatrist who comes to AKBH from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. We'll talk about the services Dr. Wengel is able to provide for children, adolescents and

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November 23, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jessica Cochran: 907-440-8047, jcochran@akbh.org Expanding Services in Fairbanks Alaska Behavioral Health is pleased to announce the expansion of services being offered to area residents through our two Fairbanks clinics, including longer hours, peer support for adult clients, the addition

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