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New On-line Peer Support Group Forming The All Alaskan Peers Support Group is open to anyone who identifies as a mental health consumer. It's a safe place to engage with individuals in similar situations to process life struggles and build relationships in a recovery community. When: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 - 2:00 pm starting April

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On January 4, we began to transition the way we support adult clients needing significant support to live in community (vs hospital) settings. Our new Residential Treatment Services are provided under a Medicaid waiver program approved by the State of Alaska and the federal Centers for Medicaid & Medicare (CMS). These services focus 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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I’d heard about Jierum Duarte long before I met him. For a while, he and former board member Stephanie Rhoades were volunteering to cut hair at Brother Francis shelter. Then I learned he was the one who started this year’s giving tree, by spontaneously putting a new pair of gloves he’d received up on the tree one day. Spending an hour

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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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Chad came in for services at Fairbanks Community Mental Health Services last summer. At the time, he was on the verge of complete homelessness – living in an old motel that had been shut down and abandoned because it was caving in, more or less. He’d been on the decline for about five years, ever since the former Fairbanks behavioral health

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