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City slashes funding requests

...included on the amended list, and Assembly members met the newly-developing project for a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Unit (CAMHU) with skepticism.Assemblywoman Debbie White said she "was a little worried about patient demand" compared...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-18/city-slashes-funding-requests
Local
Made in Alaska: Lisle Hebert's "Crazy"

...to three thousand a night."Hebert figures this money could be spent more wisely. Some people need to be in the mental health unit. Others need to be away from the bottle. Almost all of them, if you read the case histories, had terrible childhoods...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-11/art-raising-awareness
Art
Poor acoustics cause patients stress at mental health unit

...Down the long corridors of the mental health unit, a secure wing on the third...Brown, the director of the mental health unit and the director of Rainforest...are a problem unique to the mental health unit, where extra precautions are...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-19/poor-acoustics-cause-patients-stress-me
Local
Anchorage International Film Festival's 'Made in Alaska' category highlights work by local filmmakers

...as Housing First are among the solutions probed in the film. Hebert, a social worker who currently works in the mental health unit of Barlett Regional Hospital, founded the Gold Town Nickelodeon Theatre downtown (now owned by Mark Ridgway and...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-30/anchorage-international-film-festivals-ma
Art
Budget may force Bartlett to drop mental health unit from remodel

...Regional Hospital may not include a mental health unit at a time when the hospital...over budget. The $3 million mental health unit is the only part of the new...east side of the hospital. The mental health unit is being bid as an "additive...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030504/loc_bartlett.shtml
News
Bartlett Regional Hospital announces new directors

...Jennifer J. Brown as the new director of Bartlett's Mental Health Unit, effective May 1. In addition, Lawrence G. Leet...Brown replaces Bartlett's interim director of the Mental Health Unit, Sandra Rup. Leet takes over for Interim Director...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-04-10/bartlett-regional-hospital-announces-ne
Local
Runner's high (with a little help from friends)

...me up," Laws said with a laugh. He made sure he had the time off from his job at Bartlett Regional Hospital's mental health unit.Stolpe and Laws got to know each other as runners, with Stolpe usually carrying around a 20- or 30-pound rucksack...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-09/runners-high-little-help-friends
Local | Sports
First comes housing

...it is now, says Jennifer Brown, who is both program director of Rainforest Recovery and director of Bartlett's Mental Health Unit, the chronically homeless spend too little time at Rainforest to properly deal with their addiction. Many "sleep...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-23/first-comes-housing
Local
Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority awards nearly $17,000 for projects in Juneau

...Regional Hospital was awarded a $9,690 grant for its Mental Health Unit. The grant will be used to purchase behavioral health...dining, recreation and visitor reception. The Mental Health Unit serves inpatients experiencing mental health illness...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-08-25
Neighbors
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...effective. ? In contrast, thumbs up to staff at Bartlett, including people like Jennifer Brown, the director of the mental health unit and the director of Rainforest Recovery who have acted on feedback from patients. "We want to promote a nice healing...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-09-22/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down
Opinion

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