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For almost 75 years, May has been designated as mental health awareness month - to highlight mental wellness as an important component of overall health, share facts and resources, and bring attention to conversations about mental health. Anyone can struggle with mental health. An estimated 44 million Americans struggle with a mental

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Launching our Mental Health Awareness Campaign Alaska Behavioral Health is pleased to kick off our Mental Health Awareness Campaign during National Public Health Week (April 3- 9). Mental illness is one of the most common illnesses in the United States, with 1 in 5 experiencing a mental illness each year, making mental health a key component

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Free Movie for Mental Health Awareness Month and Children's Mental Health Week! Alaska Behavioral Health and the Bear Tooth Theatre Pub are pleased to present a free screening of Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month and Children's Mental Health Week. Wednesday May

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Our Peer Support training team is offering 3 new classes the first week of April! These classes will be offered as hybrid classes, with in-person and on-line options. Class size will be limited to 10 attendees in-person with an additional 10 on-line. Apply for any of these trainings here. Peer Support Ethics – Tuesday, April 4th 9am –

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Alaska Behavioral Health is pleased to announce that the company has received an award from the Duke University School of Nursing for providing excellent learning opportunities for students in Duke’s Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) program. Through a partnership between the Duke University School of Nursing and Cohen

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Certified Community Behavioral Health Center Opening in Wasilla   Alaska Behavioral Health is pleased to announce the opening of a new Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) to serve the Mat-Su community. The clinic at 351 West Parks Highway is slated to open April 1. It will provide comprehensive outpatient behavioral

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Kendra's Story Fairbanks client Kendra knew moving to Alaska from Missouri was going to be tough, but she didn’t know exactly how tough. She has struggled with severe depression for many years, layered with trauma she experienced in her teens and early twenties.  So she’s always had to work hard to maintain her mental health. Why

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Back to School Alaska's children are heading back to school this month and getting back into regular routines. For many, that also means an increase in stress and anxiety. Parents and teachers may notice behavioral issues or symptoms of depression and other mental health struggles that flew under the radar during the

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Movie Fundraiser for Alaska Seeds of Change! Alaska Seeds of Change and the Bear Tooth are teaming up for a showing of the movie Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope on September 15th at 5:30! Who: You and Your Friends & Family What: Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope When: September 15,

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Join us on August 25th to tour our Fairbanks Child & Family Clinic! The clinic opened at 926 Aspen Street just before the COVID-19 pandemic. It has already been remodeled to add additional clinical space. We are excited to finally invite the community in to see the space and learn more about our clinic, community, and school-based services

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