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Check out these upcoming presentations at the new POWER Center at 2601 Arctic Blvd! Peer presentations are developed by our peer outreach workers on topics requested by the youth we serve.  Presentations are also a chance to learn more about the POWER Center and resources available for youth. Free and open to all young people ages

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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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by Saraj Gottstein    As a clinical therapist who mostly specializes in trauma work, the components of my job include being a critical thinker, creating spaces that increase awareness, and building relationships. The past two months have been an eye-opening explosion of confronting implicit biases, racial injustice and inequalities, and my

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Oh, what a night! We had a fantastic time supporting our youth at our New Growth Fundraiser last Friday night! We netted more than $8,000 to support our programs Alaska Seeds of Change and the Power Center. A special thank you to A Crepe Crew for catering the event, Beach Tribe SodaWorks for making delicious mocktails, Party World for

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Man works with plants
ACMHS is pleased to have received a Rasmuson Foundation Tier 1 grant to improve the efficiency of work spaces at our Alaska Seeds of Change program.  Some new sinks and more work tables will really help the efficiency of the work flow and make space for more youth to work at Seeds! At Alaska Seeds of Change, we provide vocational and life

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event announcement: Sept 13, 4:30-6:00
This summer, artist Sarah Davies led our youth participants in a mural painting project at Alaska Seeds of Change/Power Youth Drop-In Center.  All the volunteer artists/contributors and their families are invited to come enjoy light refreshments and celebrate the work done this summer! Hope to see you there!   [pdf-embedder

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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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Man in front of fireplace
Meet Sauniga Gogo. He’s a big guy, and he hugs often: you feel his warmth the minute you meet him. His staff call him “Gogo” and respond with smiles to his shouts of greeting down the hallways.  Sauniga Gogo has been general manager at this midtown Anchorage hotel for about a month. A year-and-a half ago, he was homeless. Gogo says he

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ACMHS Selected for National Learning Collaborative to Address Youth Mental Health "Connected" will bring together five youth-serving organizations from across the country Anchorage, AK, December 26, 2018- Anchorage Community Mental Health Services is pleased to announce that we have been selected to be part of a national learning

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