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'The conversation we're stuck with'

...educators in Newtown, some new mental health services for high-risk populations...20 million expansion of mental health services, including a 24-hour system, and emergency mental health services have been bolstered. But...
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City slashes funding requests

...requested by the hospital. Kiehl agreed, saying he felt nervous in light of the budget shortfall for a children's mental health services program, which is currently only available to adults in Juneau.? Contact reporter Stephanie Shor at 523-2279...
My Turn: Get informed to change the healthcare debate

...I don't want anyone who feels the need for mental health services to go without because of political and corporate...Psychology at the University of Alaska, has provided mental health services for state, local agencies and private practices...
No fraud found at Fairbanks Behavior Health Center

...payroll.Since its closure in September, local mental health services have been transferred to Fairbanks Community Mental Health Service, an off-shoot of an Anchorage-based nonprofit...
100 ukulele strummers to unite in Sitka for 'Firework'

...members of our community."The organization specializes in working with youths ages five through 21 and provides mental health services in homes, including family therapy and therapeutic foster care. Youths needing intensive and supervised care...
Suicide prevention resources abound in Juneau

...any one cause, Kato said, but lack of mental health resources in remote villages plays a big part. Access to mental health services is known to cut down suicide rates, Gartenberg said."I talk to villages - they maybe have one police officer...
Grant funds Petersburg suicide prevention outreach

...efforts.The district is contracting with Petersburg Mental Health Services to provide suicide prevention services. The four-year...accidents," said Kim Kilkenny with Petersburg Mental Health Services.The services' Robin Cooley will work with school...
Anchorage drops homeless housing plan near airport

...Supporters of the proposal included the Southcentral Foundation, Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Anchorage Community Mental Health Services and the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority. Sullivan met with the groups before the community council meeting...
My Turn: Maximum benefit to people or favored corporations?

...public-serving nonprofit economy are dire. The sector that includes soup kitchens, food banks, legal aid, mental health services, medical assistance, museums, education (vocational training, hunter safety, wildlife refuge outreach, community...
DOJ outlines pot enforcement priorities

...courts have recognized that possession is illegal under federal law.A study in 2009 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration found that Alaska had some of the highest usage rates in the nation. The report said that about...


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