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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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Mental Health First Aid® (MHFA) is a full day 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

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Alaska Behavioral Health and the Bear Tooth Theatre Pub are pleased to present the Alaska premier of Here.Is.Better. - a documentary that follows four US military veterans as they go through treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder. Monday, July 24 Doors open at 5:00 pm, show at 5:30 pm Panel Discussion to Follow Tickets now on

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Block ParTAY: August 18, 2 -5:30 pm Celebrate community and youth engagement programs! Hosted by Alaska Seeds of Change and the POWER Center Join us for our second annual Block ParTAY (TAY = transition age youth, get it?) at the Koot's parking lot on Spenard on Friday, August 18th, from 2:00 - 5:30 PM. This event is free and open to the

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In our June 2023 community update: Join us for our Mat Su Clinic Grand Opening! Read our FY 2022 Annual Report Launching a new mobile outreach service for children and families in Fairbanks  Highlights of the Alaska Advanced Trauma Training Institute Follow along on Facebook and Instagram for our June education topic: PTSD and other

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What do we mean by "trauma"? SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) describes individual trauma as an event or circumstance resulting in physical harm, emotional harm, and/or life-threatening harm. The event or circumstance can have lasting adverse effects on the individual's physical health, mental health, and

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Grand Opening for our new Mat Su CCBHC! Our new clinic at 351 W. Parks Highway in Wasilla opened for clients at the end of March.  Now we're ready to invite the community to come see it and meet our providers! When: June 22, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Snacks and tours at 4:00 Presentation at 5:00 pm Where: 351 W. Parks Highway in

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A New Service for Families in Interior Alaska Fairbanks Mobile Outreach for Children and Families (Mobile Outreach) is a low-barrier-to-access, rapid response, community-based service that aims to address the serious mental and behavioral health needs of families and children who are in crisis, in real time. We Come to You Mobile Outreach team

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In our May 2023 community update: May is Mental Health Awareness Month Drop in hour at Alaska Seeds of Change! Joins us for Resilience at the Bear Tooth, May 10 Mat Su Clinic Grand Opening June 22! Read the newsletter

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