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Mural at Alaska Seeds of Change is complete!
Spenard’s Largest Community Mural Now Complete Ladybugs, Plants, and People Brighten Alaska Seeds of Change Facility The largest community mural in Anchorage’s Spenard neighborhood is now complete. The mural at Alaska Seeds of Change, 704 W 26th Avenue, was facilitated by artist Sarah Davies, creator of the 2015 100Stone Project, Alaska’s largest community sculpture installation. […]
Seeds Outside: Now Growing in Soil!
Moving Beyond the Greenhouse Alaska Seeds of Change is spreading its roots beyond the greenhouse with new outdoor programming! Over the past few years, AKSoC has been developing its Seeds Outside program, which works with youth apprentices and community volunteers to grow food to take home and for our social impact business, Evies Brinery. Benefits […]
Fairbanks Open House
Come join us for an Open House in Fairbanks! We are adding programs to serve the Fairbanks community, including a new Mobile Crisis Team, and Adult Mental Health Residential Services. We’ve expanded our clinical staff to serve children & families, and adults. And we’d love to tell you al about it! WHEN: Thursday, August 26, […]
AKBH Community Update – July 2021
In our July 2021 community update: Learn how we are striving for excellence through extensive staff training Heads up on an upcoming open house in Fairbanks The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic hosts mindfulness for teens with Legos Read the newsletter here.
AKBH Community Update – June 2021
In our June 2021 community update: Celebrate our one year anniversary as Alaska Behavioral Health Meet intern Cole Talbot Learn about the partnership between Beans Café and the POWER Center. Plus, saying goodbye to long-time AKBH employee Ken Howell. We will miss him immensely! Read the newsletter here.
Hearing Voices Group in Fairbanks
Living with Auditory Hallucinations Hearing voices, or auditory hallucinations, are difficult to live with. What is Hearing Voices group? This is a group to support those who deal with auditory hallucinations. In this group, we will learn how to better cope with this issue and overcome the stigma around it. We will explore coping skills, […]
Seeing at-risk youth in our community
The opinion piece by Alaska Behavioral Health Board Member Irene Gobeli was published in the Anchorage Daily News on May 21, 2021. Living Downtown I live in downtown Anchorage, and every morning for the past 10 years, I’ve walked my dog along E Street and the Park Strip. Almost every morning, I’ve also watched part […]
The opinion piece by Alaska Behavioral Health Board Member Christopher Cox was published in the Anchorage Daily News on May 24, 2021. Addressing Homelessness through Mental Health Care Like many people, my views on homelessness have changed over the years. Growing up, seeing homeless people caused sadness and disbelief. Then as I became older, I […]
Support for Military Families
Support for Military Families This opinion piece by Alaska Behavioral Health Board Member Traci Gatewood was published in the Fairbanks Daily News Miner on May 1, 2021. Call of Duty Fear. Desperation. Disbelief. Despair. Duty? In 1991, I had a life-altering experience that would forever shape my thinking about service to country and mental health. […]
Support Behavioral Health Care to Foster Resilience and Well-Being
This opinion piece by Alaska Behavioral Health Board Member Cathy Giessel was published in the Anchorage Daily News on May 1, 2021. Support Behavioral Health Care to Foster Resilience and Well-Being Alaskans love to fish! Already, trips to favorite fishing places are being planned, and dreams of big catches dreamed. So, imagine standing on the […]