News & Events

graphic of brain
Trauma 101 training focuses on understanding how trauma impacts the body and the brain, how people adapt to trauma, and what we can do as providers, caregivers and community members to support recovery and resiliency. The Trauma 101 training is not a training on a specific type of intervention but is focused on how we can gain a better

Read More

people lounging in comfy chairs
In our January 2024 community update: Don't forget to Pick.Click.Give. when you file for your Alaska PFD! Learn about our Adult Mental Health Residential Programs at monthly Q & A sessions, starting January 17th!  All the Lonely People: movie event in Wasilla January 24 Weekly info sessions about Peer Support training and apprenticeship

Read More

boxes of wrapped gifts
In our December 2023 community update: Manage your holiday stress: follow our social media for tips to manage your own stress and what you may notice in others Alaska's Behavioral Health Road Map for youth: Listening sessions scheduled for December 19!  Thank you for the holiday love: many businesses supported our clients this holiday

Read More

Join us in Wasilla for a documentary film screening and panel discussion! All The Lonely People places a human face on the hidden epidemic of chronic loneliness and social isolation. Built on hope, it shares the latest research and interventions for individuals and communitiesand leaves audiences feeling empowered and

Read More

fall scene of retaining wall and sign that says Alaska Behavioral Health
In our November 2023 community update: Support mental health care for Alaskans on Giving Twosday! (We're collecting socks and mittens for clients) Our medical department has added primary care and psychiatry providers!  Join us at the Bear Tooth for Mending the Line, a feature film about PTSD.  Read the newsletter

Read More

baby lettuce plans in a tray
In our October 2023 community update: Upcoming trainings: QPR, Mental Health First Aid, and more! Come see us at the Ice Dogs hockey game, October 20!  Weekly Drop in hours at Alaska Seeds of Change: Thursday 1 to 5 pm! Read the newsletter

Read More

classroom of adult learners, lots of drinks in foreground
Alaska Behavioral Health is pleased to offer on-line ARC Training What is ARC? The Attachment, Self-Regulation and Competency or ARC framework (Kinniburgh & Blaustein, 2005) is a flexible, components-based intervention developed for children and adolescents (3-18) who have experienced complex trauma, along

Read More

fall scene of retaining wall and sign that says Alaska Behavioral Health
Our two largest clinics are switching buildings! Our Anchorage Child and Family Clinic is moving to 4020 Folker Street. Appointments with our Child & Family team that were previously scheduled at 4045 Lake Otis Parkway will be held at 4020 Folker Street beginning October 2.  This move brings all of our Child & Family Services into the

Read More

people standing stretching in conference room
Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a

Read More

rock that says "the world is better with you in it"
In our September 2023 community update: September is Suicide Prevention Month Question, Persuade & Refer (QPR) training is designed to help anyone feel more confident talking to someone struggling with thoughts of suicide.  Next training: October 16th!  Using PRIDE skills to support young children: a mini-tutorial Read the newsletter

Read More