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Mental health center opens in Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS - A new mental health drop-in center has opened in Fairbanks following a reorganization of its predecessor. The new facility opened Sunday at the J.P. Jones center in south Fairbanks.
State news in brief for Monday, Nov. 25

UAF frat hosts men's beauty pageantFAIRBANKS - A fraternity is hosting a "Mr. UAF" beauty pageant for men next month at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.Alpha Phi Omega is organizing the event, which will include formal wear, swimsuit and talent portions, along with an interview.
Fairbanks health center to file for bankruptcy

...that provides mental health services in Fairbanks has decided to file for bankruptcy.The board of Fairbanks Community Behavioral Health Center voted unanimously Tuesday to protect the organization with the bankruptcy filing as it tries to find...
Group pushes fix for Interior mental health system

...significant gaps in the local care system have emerged since the September bankruptcy and closure of the Fairbanks Community Behavioral Health Center, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Tuesday. The Fairbanks Community Mental Health Service...
Fairbanks mental health center to open in January

FAIRBANKS - Fairbanks will once again have a local drop-in center for people with mental illness, months after the previous provider dissolved amid financial problems.
Fairbanks mental health home to close down 30 days. The organization began providing services almost six years ago through a contract with Fairbanks Community Behavioral Health Center. Problems at the behavioral health center trickled down to Downtown Care after summer Medicaid audits...
Fairbanks woman pursues music passion

...teacher, flutist, a pianist, a music writer, a beadworker, a mother, a wife and a vice president of Fairbanks Community Behavioral Health Center Board.She says music and medicine are her passions.Fischer was born in Greece and was adopted into...
Fairbanks man who pleaded guilty to killing mental health worker gets at least 20 years in prison

...agreed to plead guilty to first-degree murder for killing Genine Holznagel-Leary, 32, outside Fairbanks Community Behavioral Health Center in 2007, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Tuesday. Galbraith stabbed the woman after she...
Substance abuse treatment center opens

FAIRBANKS - A 10,000-square-foot treatment center for substance abusers has been unveiled in Fairbanks and will begin taking clients next month.
Group home slated to reopen in Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS - The Fairbanks Community Behavioral Health Center in Fairbanks is reopening one of its group homes, with plans to open two others in coming months. It's a sign that efforts...


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