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Letter: Failure to communicate

...mistreatment is sometimes the norm. In 2005, 11 years after the settlement, individuals locked in state-run Alaska Psychiatric Institute could not file a formal grievance-due process and the appeal process were non-existent-everything seemed...
Anchorage man arrested for stabbing sleeping girlfriend

...According to a police statement, she said her boyfriend is schizophrenic, was recently discharged from Alaska Psychiatric Institute and had not been taking his medication.Court documents say the man says he smoked laced marijuana the day...
Letter: Changes coming to state-run Alaska Psychiatric Institute

The Alaska Psychiatric Institute Advisory Board met June 13 for its quarterly board meeting. The Advisory Board is made up of individuals from the community...
State mental health laws are a work in progress

...for psychiatric patient care. State-run Alaska Psychiatric Institute opened its doors in Anchorage. One year later...state.In 2005, the state of Alaska sold the Alaska Psychiatric Institute, a 250-bed psychiatric hospital, to Providence...
Family seeks answers in Alaska inmate's death

...Gordon said.That time, even though Mosley told police about the California warrant, he was taken to the Alaska Psychiatric Institute, where he resumed his medications, Gordon said.He was held on a temporary basis and released. He was then...
My Turn: Legislatiave wish list to help the disabled

...within 72 hours will either be given medication to stabilize them or will be transported to the state-run Alaska Psychiatric Institute. If you ask to speak to a patient advocate or ask to file a complaint concerning mistreatment, you will be...
Update: John Marvin sentenced to two 99-year prison sentences for killing Hoonah police officers

...trial after psychologists found he was unable to assist in his own defense. After Marvin was revaluated at Alaska Psychiatric Institute, psychologists found his competency was restored (albeit without medication). The judge then reversed his...
Dying sex offender's family pleads for mercy

...protect himself from witches.The court earlier ordered that Strickling be evaluated for mental competency at Alaska Psychiatric Institute in Anchorage. A doctor concluded he had persistent religiously-themed delusions, but concluded he was mentally...
Ex-SE man pleads guilty in child sex abuse case

...forms.His attorney, Assistant Public Defender Eric Hedland, said Strickling has since been evaluated at the Alaska Psychiatric Institute in Anchorage and was found to be mentally competent. Legally speaking, that means Strickling understands the...
Accused Hoonah cop killer to stand trial this fall

...testimony from two psychologists, both of whom examined John N. Marvin Jr. during his court-ordered stay at Alaska Psychiatric Institute in Anchorage from Jan. 31 to April 2."I'm not finding on review that Mr. Marvin is incompetent to stand...


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