Photos: Roller girls

Filibusters blockers Just Julie (11) and Skatie Brite try to detain Law & Disorder jammer Peach Clobber during Saturday's Juneau Rollergirls 'LegiSkative Session' at Centennial Hall. A slide show of photos is online at
NAMI offers place for support

...caring for someone with a mental illness. When a family member struggles with a mental illness such as depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or other mental health conditions, families are profoundly impacted. Talking with other families to share...
Off the Beaten Path: Get off that iPhone and eat a worm

...Children from Nature Deficit Disorder," points out that there...depression, obesity, attention disorders and other negative trends...suffering from nature-deficit disorder. Many of us have no real...cure to the nature-deficit disorder begins just a few feet from...
Effort to warn women about alcohol during pregnancy

...reducing the number of children born with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in Alaska.A study also is planned that is expected to involve...nation's highest documented rate of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, also known as FASDs, according to the Alaska Mental Health...
Australian company makes glasses to fight SAD

...lag, insomnia and seasonal affective disorder, according to Ben Olsen, managing director...said.A handful of seasonal effective disorder treatment providers in Fairbanks were...eyes is the best treatment for a mood disorder.Sonkiss recommends traditional desk...
NAMI to host basics classes for parents

...was diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder at age 19. "Knowing what we know...With depression (and other mood disorders) it is particularly hard because...diagnoses like Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and social anxiety were also found...
Man's 'terrorizing' break-in ends with a guilty verdict

...court case is almost resolved, the motivation for the attack remains unknown. Wilkins has never been diagnosed with a mental disorder but testimony revealed that he thought Cosgrove and Whittaker were her mother and grandmother.State prosecutors maintained...
Alaskan 'Ghostwalker' speaks against smoking

...Juneau, continues to wage a battle against tobacco in his home state. He was diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder, a form of emphysema, when he was only 44 years old.Patterson works with the Alaska Native community as a relatable spokesperson...
Bipolar disorder center of Ketchikan art show

...Folie Circulaire: A Journey Into Bipolar Disorder" Main Street Gallery show, which opened...who have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Poet said.Hindman, who became a...Heidi through the journey of bipolar disorder," Hindman said.They said Claire Bartek...
The importance of getting an FASD diagnosis

...opening of the first Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder multidisciplinary diagnostic clinic in...features that justified the diagnosis as a disorder. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, on the other...consumed. Because FASD is an invisible disorder, those who are affected often have incorrect...


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