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2022 Peer Support Training Schedule is now Available! Peer Support Professionals are individuals who identify themselves as in recovery: living with a mental illness diagnosis, history of trauma, and/or history of addiction. They may also be a family member of someone who meets that definition.  Peer support specialists bring a different

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Now Welcoming New Medical Patients! We have expanded our psychiatry teams in both Anchorage and Fairbanks, and are accepting new clients! Our providers can see patients for psychiatric medication management only, coordinating with other primary care and therapy providers, or patients can access therapy, primary care, and psychiatry through our

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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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This fall we said goodbye to Chase*, in the best possible way. After completing his apprenticeship with Alaska Seeds of Change, Chase moved on to full-time employment in a commercial hydroponic farm in Anchorage.   Learning to Trust Himself In his nine months with Alaska Seeds of Change, Chase learned all the aspects of running a hydroponic farm

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In our November 2021 community update: Join us at our Anchorage Hiring event! Adult Mental Health Residential Treatment starts in Fairbanks Last peer support trainings for 2021 coming soon! Read the newsletter

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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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