Joseph Murphy was a true struggle. He battled depression and PTSD both from his childhood and the war. He also suffered from substance abuse, in an effort to stop the pictures that kept replaying in his mind. He sought help on several occasions over the...
New, larger clinics planned for 2 villages

...the village's behavioral health services program will be moved to the new clinic. It will mean that people with substance abuse problems can more discreetly seek help because they will be going to a facility that offers many services instead...
My Turn: Taking a stand for a balanced government

...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 his action is unconstitutional and it's simply wrong. Robbing Peter...
Dancing on the right path

...mitigated a lot of risk factors for children whose parents may have struggled through trauma related to poverty, abuse, substance abuse and more, stemming from generations of systemic racism."Their culture is their armor," Wilson said.They have...
More info needed to set pot shop limit

...however, argued that a market-based approach to limiting stores could lead to shady business practices and or substance abuse problems."When you look at our geography, population and the zoning restrictions that will already exist, the...
Anchorage teen who hit, killed cyclist in court Friday

...the office says the teen, who was fresh out of a substance abuse treatment program, held a wild party while her parents...found in her system.Ellis was released from the substance abuse program eight days before the crash, according to...
Jets' Smith out 6-10 weeks after punch in jaw from teammate

...month that star defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson was suspended four games by the NFL for violating the league's substance abuse policy and then was charged with resisting arrest after a high-speed road race in Missouri 12 days later. Richardson...
Haines SEARHC sets merger

...securing sustainable, comprehensive mental health and substance abuse services for the Haines community, said a; crisis intervention; outpatient treatment for substance abuse, psychological testing; and many other services...
SEARHC and Lynn Canal consolidate services by Oct. 1. Their objective is to provide the Haines community with comprehensive mental health and substance abuse services."The fast changing Alaska healthcare landscape, coupled with declining budgetary support, points to...
Recent Rasmuson grants include award for Yakutat Tlingit Tribe's totem

...Here's a look at some of the other grants around the state:Southcentral? Set Free Alaska, Inc, an outpatient substance abuse treatment center based in Wasilla, will use its $79,890 grant for marketing and communications.? Bean's Cafe's...


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