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Higher tobacco tax is right for Juneau

...revenue gained by raising tobacco taxes should not all be put into the general fund or replace current funding of prevention services. Tobacco tax revenue should be used to fund programs that will benefit the people who will be paying it. Currently...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-31/higher-tobacco-tax-right-juneau
Letters
Verizon's HopeLine helps Alaska DV victims

...part of the company's commitment to do more for those in need. AWARE provides comprehensive intervention and prevention services in Juneau and around northern Southeast Alaska, including a 24-hour crisis line: 586-1090 in Juneau or 1-800-478-1090...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-31/verizons-hopeline-helps-alaska-dv-victi
Local
Grant funds Petersburg suicide prevention outreach

...education and outreach efforts.The district is contracting with Petersburg Mental Health Services to provide suicide prevention services. The four-year, $25,000 grant was provided by the state Department of Education, KFSK reported."Since...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-16/grant-funds-petersburg-suicide-preventi
State
Deadline for PFD contributions approaching

...IncBrave Heart VolunteersGreater Sitka Arts CouncilKCAW Raven RadioMt Edgecumbe Preschool Inc.Sitka Counseling and Prevention Services Inc.Sitka Historical Society and MuseumSitka Maritime Heritage SocietySitka Trail WorksThe Island Institute SitkaUniversity...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-28/deadline-pfd-contributions-approaching
Local
Sitka priest is new rector at Juneau's Holy Trinity Episcopal Church

...include the Alaska Sustainable Fisheries Trust, the Alaska Longline Fisheries Association and Sitka Counseling and Prevention Services.Blue says some of his fisheries friends imagined his career change was part of a bargain."That in some remarkably...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-10-06/sitka-priest-new-rector-juneaus-hol
Neighbors
2014 Women of Distinction

...and the honorees will speak to guests about what inspires them. Proceeds benefit AWARE's intervention and prevention services, and survivors of sexual and domestic violence .Tickets will be on sale in January 2014. For more information...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-11-24/2014-women-distinction
Neighbors
World AIDS Day event a reminder that the epidemic is still with us

...including the prison, Gastineau Human Services and Rainforest Recovery. Beyond education, Four A's provides prevention services, case management for individuals with HIV/AIDS, services to maintain stability in the lives of individuals...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-11-30/world-aids-day-event-reminder-epidemic-
Local | Neighbors
'Postvention' plan in the works

...best practices plan for the community to handle "postvention." Elaine de Mello, supervisor of training and prevention services for the New Hampshire chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, held a seminar at Juneau Youth Services...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111810/loc_737972284.shtml
News
Sitka hosts Behavioral Health Academy on April 4-8

...Education Center (SE AHEC), SEARHC, the University of Alaska Southeast-Sitka Campus, Sitka Counseling and Prevention Services (SCAPS), the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the Southeast Alaska Career Center (SEACC...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032211/reg_803503368.shtml
Regional News
Juneau pediatrician wins national award

...Division of Public Health Child Study Center from 1965 to 1975, Brown helped start the first intervention and prevention services for child abuse and neglect in Alaska. While practicing pediatrics in the Mat-Su Valley in the 1980s, he promoted...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041509/loc_429490618.shtml

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