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In our February 2022 community update: Adding Walk-In hours for Psychiatric Care  Alaska Seeds of Change recruiting apprentices! Looking back on a full season of Evies Brinery production! Read the newsletter

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In our January 2022 community update: Expanding Primary Care and Psychiatric Care in Fairbanks 2022 Peer Support Training Calendar is released Looking back on a full season of Evies Brinery production! Read the newsletter

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Alaska Seeds of Change is recruiting Apprentices & Volunteers! Alaska Seeds of Change is a unique program to help young people develop job skills while addressing mental health needs. The program works with young people to develop vocational skills in an indoor hydroponic farm and in outdoor gardens in the summer.  Seeds is now recruiting

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 Staying calm in tough situations Deanna H. is really good at staying calm in challenging situations. It’s a skill she uses a lot in her role as a peer support specialist with our Intensive Case Management [ICM] team in Anchorage. She draws on her own experiences dealing with mental health and substance use, and thinks to herself,

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Between June and November, the crew at Alaska Seeds of Change chopped, diced, and fermented 80 vats of fresh Alaska produce to make a full-line of fermented vegetable products. The end result: more than 150 cases of kimchi and kraut to sell through the winter. Plus a lot of learning. Evies Brinery Products: Spring Radish Kimchi • Thai

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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! [su_button url="Call to: 907-563-1000" target="blank" style="default" background="#2D89EF" color="#FFFFFF" size="4" wide="no" center="no" radius="auto" icon_color="#FFFFFF" text_shadow="none"]Call Anchorage Clinic[/su_button] [su_button url="Call to: 907-371-1300" target="blank" style="default"

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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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