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Peer Support Specialist Kevin H. was a member of Alaska Behavioral Health's very first peer support specialist training, and has worked at the company ever since, with a few different teams. He spends his days checking in with clients by phone, or helping them figure out transportation, housing and other life needs. He brings his personal

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Adult Mental Health Residential Treatment Services start in Fairbanks on Monday, November 22! Alaska Behavioral Health's Tamarack Living Center will provide mental health residential treatment for adults in Fairbanks who:have acute mental health needs and have not responded to outpatient treatment need further treatment following inpatient

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Get Hired! by Alaska Behavioral Health On the spot interviews, job offers, and onboarding for various clinical positions in child, family, and adult services   Open positions include: Medical ReceptionistResidential Services Clinicians and Clinical AssociatesIntensive Case Management Clinicians and Clinical AssociatesACT Team Clinicians and

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Halloween at Dwelling Place Staff and clients at Dwelling Place recently celebrated Halloween in style! Dwelling Place is an Adult Mental Health Residential Treatment facility co-managed by Alaska Behavioral Health and Hallelujah Corporation.  Residential clients live on site with 24-hour supervision, and  daily groups and therapy to address

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New Federal Funding for Alaska Alaska Behavioral Health recently began work under two new federal grants to expand access to mental health services for Alaskans. Services for Children Alaska Behavioral Health has begun work under a new grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Child Traumatic Stress

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"Camp Crystal" host collects food, clothing, and $$ to support youth in transition through the POWER Center! For the second year, Anchorage resident Billy Stapleton is using his love of Halloween to support youth in transition through the POWER Center. Billy himself experienced homelessness as a young person, and that has driven him to find ways

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Meet Gabby Frook, Fairbanks Child & Family Clinician  Gabby Frook is a Master’s level clinician working toward her LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) licensure, a military spouse, and maybe most of all, a Harry Potter fan. Moving to Alaska Gabby moved to Alaska from South Carolina. She has embraced the beauty and the outdoors,

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Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 3-10 We're marking Mental Illness Awareness Week with a Q& A hosted by and designed for teens and young adults. Our Chief Medical Officer Dr. Curt Wengel and LMSW Veronica Griffith will be on hand to answer questions in a hybrid virtual/in-person event.  Young people at two "Watch Parties" will

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In our September 2021 community update: Celebrate National Recovery Month with our peer support specialists! Celebrate successes with Alaska Seeds of Change Learn how we're ramping up services in Fairbanks! Read the newsletter

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In our August 2021 community update: Check out the completed mural at Alaska Seeds of Change Meet Tierra D (ACT team case manager/peer support specialist Learn how the Cohen Clinic is helping veterans reeling from the news out of Afghanistan. Read the newsletter

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