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On January 4, we began to transition the way we support adult clients needing significant support to live in community (vs hospital) settings. Our new Residential Treatment Services are provided under a Medicaid waiver program approved by the State of Alaska and the federal Centers for Medicaid & Medicare (CMS). These services focus on

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mental health awareness month art show
May is National Mental Health Month To celebrate, Alaska Behavioral Health, NAMI Anchorage and Out North are teaming up to host an art show! Why art? We value the power that comes with sharing one's lived experiences and the connections that can be made in doing so. We also recognize that sharing experiences doesn't always require words. This

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In our March  2021 community update, check out our spring education series, learn about accreditation, and tag along with our residential team as they go on field trip! Read the complete newsletter

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Spring Education Series
Alaska Behavioral Health Spring Education Series March 17 @ 12:00: Sleep Wellness Presenter: Pamela Kennedy Register here! Sleep hygiene is an important part of your overall health and wellbeing.  Studies show significant lack of sleep impairs your ability to manage even small daily stressors.  All areas of life can be impacted by poor sleep

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Alaska Behavioral Health Achieves National Accreditation Alaska Behavioral Health has achieved national accreditation through the New York-based Council on Accreditation (COA).  Organizations pursue accreditation to demonstrate the implementation of best practice standards in the field of human services. COA evaluated all aspects of

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In the February 2021, meet our new primary care physician, Dr. Nataliya Polito. [caption id="attachment_5542" align="alignleft" width="225"] Dr. Nataliya Polito[/caption] Learn how three clinicians have become experts in Child Parent Psychotherapy.  And join us for our February Lunch & Learn on the role of trauma in eating

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Our three early childhood clinicians in Anchorage recently completed a two year learning collaborative to increase their skills in Child Parent Psychotherapy. Congratulations to Geri Hernandez, Mara Hill and Patty Quinn! (pictured with Early Childhood Mental Health trainer and consultant Deb Harris on the left and AKBH manager Kristin Mortenson on

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fall colors in river valley
Our fiscal year 2020 (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020) Annual Report is now available! The report is built around the theme of resilience - both for us as a company, and for our clients.  Because 2020 certainly demanded a lot of that! The report is available to read online  here. If you would like a hard copy, please e-mail

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banner on building reading "Power Center"
In our January 2021 update, learn about upcoming events at our new, expanded POWER Center . Plus, check out our New Growth event to support transition age youth! Also, the Cohen Clinic offers new tools for managing stress and worry this year, and it's time to

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