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Jennifer Lynn Claflin Hilbert

Jennifer Lynn (Hilbert) Clafin passed away on November 28, 2014 after a brief illness at the age of 44, in Juneau, AK. She was born to Ronald and Nancy Hilbert on March 6, 1970 in Carringbah (Sydney) New South...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173432942
No family turned away

...One family had 14 children to feed and another with nearly as many kids was expecting to lose a parent due to a terminal illness.Sims visited the family's home and cried."They had no tree, no nothing," she said. "It was just bare."So she...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-24/no-family-turned-away
Local
Lawrence Sommers

...commitment to his family and friends, and to those who may not have known him through his art.Larry died following prolonged illnesses. Our special thanks to Dr. Siddique and her nurse Alena Turner at Virginia Mason, the palliative medical team at Harborview...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173559189
My Turn: Homeless again

...housing for low-income people in Juneau. Many of those who are chronically homeless struggle with the effects of mental illness and/or addiction to alcohol and drugs, or with other health problems. Groups such as the Glory Hole, the St. Vincent...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-07/homeless-again
Opinion
My Turn: Suicide - an uncomfortable subject

...people struggling with depression and contemplating suicide didn't seek help because of the stigma associated with mental illness. Compounding the problem, relatives took great pains to avoid discussion and disclosure of suicides within their families...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-11/my-turn-suicide-uncomfortable-subject
Opinion
Learning to ask 'the' suicide question

...disinterest in religion, and sudden behavior change) and situational clues (fired from job, unwanted move, diagnosis of serious illness, loss of relationship, death of a loved one, especially by suicide).If you recognize some of these signs and have a feeling...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-08/learning-ask-suicide-question
Local
Gallery Walk 2014

...There will also be calendars and cards of her merge work available with a percentage donated to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Free First Friday YogaRainforest YogaEmporium MallClass: 5:15 to 6:15 p.m.Rainforest Yoga will offer an hour of...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-04/gallery-walk-2014
Art
Made in Alaska: Lisle Hebert's "Crazy"

...expensive and unhelpful system that has evolved to deal with the mentally ill and homeless.Homelessness, and the role mental illness and alcoholism play, is a huge issue with no easy answers. So what can a film do? Before our interview I emailed Hebert...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-11/art-raising-awareness
Art
No confirmed cases of unusual respiratory illness

...surprising if an unusual respiratory illness that has affected children...virus can cause mild to severe illness, with the worst cases needing...anti-viral medications for the illness.To guard against respiratory illnesses, the department recommends...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/no-confirmed-cases-unusual-respiratory-
State
No confirmed cases of unusual respiratory illness

...surprising if an unusual respiratory illness that has affected children...virus can cause mild to severe illness, with the worst cases needing...anti-viral medications for the illness.To guard against respiratory illnesses, the department recommends...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/no-confirmed-cases-unusual-respiratory-
State

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