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Letter: Changes coming to state-run Alaska Psychiatric Institute

The Alaska Psychiatric Institute Advisory Board met June 13 for its quarterly board meeting. The Advisory Board is made up of individuals from the community...
Letter: Improve grievance rights for psych patients

...psychiatric patient rights and grievance procedure law.There are approximately 225 patient complaints filed at Alaska Psychiatric Institute each year. Some of the complaints are as follows: denial of basic rights; medication errors; physical abuse...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Study urges cuts at Alaska Psychiatric Institute 1/5/98

...January 5, 1998 Study urges cuts at Alaska Psychiatric Institute A new 24-hour emergency center is part of...could help reduce the number of beds at the Alaska Psychiatric Institute from 79 to 54 and save the state money, proponents...
State mental health laws are a work in progress

...psychiatric patient care. State-run Alaska Psychiatric Institute opened its doors in Anchorage. One year later...In 2005, the state of Alaska sold the Alaska Psychiatric Institute, a 250-bed psychiatric hospital, to Providence...
Family seeks answers in Alaska inmate's death

...Gordon said.That time, even though Mosley told police about the California warrant, he was taken to the Alaska Psychiatric Institute, where he resumed his medications, Gordon said.He was held on a temporary basis and released. He was then...
Dying sex offender's family pleads for mercy

...himself from witches.The court earlier ordered that Strickling be evaluated for mental competency at Alaska Psychiatric Institute in Anchorage. A doctor concluded he had persistent religiously-themed delusions, but concluded he was mentally...
Ex-SE man pleads guilty in child sex abuse case

...His attorney, Assistant Public Defender Eric Hedland, said Strickling has since been evaluated at the Alaska Psychiatric Institute in Anchorage and was found to be mentally competent. Legally speaking, that means Strickling understands the...
Hearing to be held today for accused cop killer

...Superior Court Judge David George granted the request on Monday and ordered Marvin be transported to the Alaska Psychiatric Institute in Anchorage for the evaluation, then transported back to Juneau.George previously deemed Marvin legally incompetent...
Man accused of sexual abuse of a minor to be evaluated for competency

...take a knowing and voluntary plea from him," Hedland said.Hedland requested Strickling be evaluated at Alaska Psychiatric Institute in Anchorage to see if he is competent. Legally speaking, that means determining whether Strickling understands...
Update: John Marvin sentenced to two 99-year prison sentences for killing Hoonah police officers

...trial after psychologists found he was unable to assist in his own defense. After Marvin was revaluated at Alaska Psychiatric Institute, psychologists found his competency was restored (albeit without medication). The judge then reversed his...


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