Mural Celebration: September 13, 4:30 – 6:00

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Mural Painting at Alaska Seeds of Change

Artist Sarah Davies leads mural painting project at Alaska Seeds of Change (Anchorage, Alaska) Anchorage artist and high-school teacher Sarah Davies is leading a mural painting project at a facility that provides vocational training, outreach and mental health supports for homeless and at-risk youth. Work on the mural began July 8 and will continue at least through July 18. The design was a … Read More

Medicaid Rate Changes – open to public comment through August 8

Regulations affecting Medicaid Rates for SFY20 The Department of Health & Social Services proposes to make permanent regulation changes made by emergency regulation on Medicaid cost containment. On June 28, 2019, the Department of Health & Social Services adopted, as an emergency regulation, changes in Title 7 of the Alaska Administrative Code dealing with Medicaid cost containment … Read More

Food and Fire: A joint event supporting youth

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Food and Fire and 7th Annual Alaska Advanced Trauma Training Institute, June 13-14

NEWS RELEASE: May 31, 2019   Media Contact: Jessica Cochran Director of Community Relations & Communications Phone: 907-440-8047 or 907-261-5330 Email address: Seventh Annual Alaska Advanced Trauma Training Institute June 13-14, 2019 Food and Fire: A joint event supporting youth: June 13, 6:00 – 8:00 pm National and Alaska Experts come together to … Read More

7th Annual Advanced Trauma Training Institute June 13-14, 2019

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ACMHS Client Chip Ellis shares his journey toward wellness

A couple of months ago, we introduced you to Chip Ellis and his therapist, Stephen Washington. Everyone's path to wellness is different. We're proud of Chip for all the work he does to stay on his path, and grateful he is willing to share the story of his personal journey to wellness. … Read More

FY 18 ACMHS Annual Report is out!

The FY 18 Annual Report is now available! FY 18 Annual Report     … Read More

Talking to Children about Self-Harming Behaviors: Info for Parents/Caregivers

ACMHS's Meghan Magone, program manager for the Parenting with Love and Limits program at ACMHS, recommends the following resources for parents/caregivers for talking to their children about self-harming behavior and suicide. Local Crisis Line: 907-563-3200 National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) Trevor Project Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386 - an LGBTQ specific hotline LGBTQ youth … Read More

Meet Chip Ellis and Stephen Washington – a well-matched pair.

On a recent Friday morning, Chip Ellis and clinician Stephen Washington sat chatting in Stephen’s office at ACMHS, discussing favorite foods and other light topics, because I’m sitting there, after all.  Chip has been an ACMHS client for a few months.  Stephen is his second clinician at ACMHS because, Chip says, the right fit is important.  And it’s clear these two are a good fit – they talk … Read More