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Ellis: Narcan bill means 'life or death'

...stated in a letter that Alaska ranks 29th among states for the highest drug overdose mortality rate, and the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority. The Haven House, which provides housing and support for formerly incarcerated addicts in Juneau, also...
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Letter: We need to make changes to mental health care

...agencies and many non-profits in the drive for funding lose sight of their state objective - helping the clients (mental health trust beneficiaries).As a state, we have to address improving basic rights and quality of care for the disabled...
Appeals filed in water reservation case

...Resources Commissioner Mark Myers. The state Department of Law also appealed that decision on behalf of the Alaska Mental Health Trust Lands Office. The reservation falls within trust-held lands. The decision's analysis is arbitrary and rests...
Letter: Failure to communicate

...rights and they do it in self-interest.To be called a formal appeal it must have meaningful due process.The Mental Health Trust Authority manages a fund for the disabled valued at over one billion dollars-269-7960.Faith Myers and Dorrance...
Whale, what now?

...Synergy" neededAs planned, the center will sit off of Egan Drive next to the empty lot owned by the Alaska Mental Health Trust. The problem with this is that the land currently isn't land at all - it's water, and also the location of...
Medicaid expansion sees small increase

...Gov. Bill Walker and with funding from the Alaska Mental Health Trust, the state began offering expanded Medicaid coverage...cutbacks by hiring new staff, 21 all told.The Alaska Mental Health Trust is supplying $1.5 million to pay the administrative...
Medicaid moves forward

...Because the federal government will pay 100 percent of the program's costs in the first year and the Alaska Mental Health Trust has agreed to pay administrative startup costs, the state isn't at immediate risk of financial harm.Furthermore...
Suit seeks to bar Walker from expanding Medicaid on his own

...issue. That point is raised in the litigation.The lawsuit also says the potential use of funds from the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority to cover the administrative costs of expansion is problematic and that Walker's plans violate language...
My Turn: Taking a stand for a balanced government

...of state dollars.Having no legal source of cash for this action, the governor has decided to raid the Alaska Mental Health Trust, a fund dedicated to providing care, including substance abuse treatment, to vulnerable Alaskans.We believe...
Anchorage mayor names new homeless coordinator

...homelessness. She is leaving a position as a senior program officer specializing in statewide housing at the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority.Earlier this week, the Anchorage Assembly approved $200,000 for housing units for alcoholic, homeless...


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