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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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-20/my-turn-legislatiave-wish-list-help-d
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-26/letter-changes-coming-state-run-alask
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-04/state-mental-health-laws-are-work-pro
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-15/family-seeks-answers-alaska-inmates-dea
State
Letter: Improve grievance rights for psych patients

...psychiatric patient rights and grievance procedure law.There are approximately 225 patient complaints filed at Alaska Psychiatric Institute each year. Some of the complaints are as follows: denial of basic rights; medication errors; physical abuse...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-02-09/letter-improve-grievance-rights-psych
Letters
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-13/dying-sex-offenders-family-pleads-mercy
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-08-16/ex-se-man-pleads-guilty-child-sex-abuse
Local
Man accused of sexual abuse of a minor to be evaluated for competency

...take a knowing and voluntary plea from him," Hedland said.Hedland requested Strickling be evaluated at Alaska Psychiatric Institute in Anchorage to see if he is competent. Legally speaking, that means determining whether Strickling understands...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-03-05/man-accused-sexual-abuse-minor-be-evalu
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-04-05/john-marvin-sentenced-two-99-year-priso
Local
John Marvin sentenced to serve two 99-year prison terms

...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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-04-07/john-marvin-sentenced-serve-two-99-year
Local

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