Emergency Services Continuum
Emergency Psychiatric treatment services are provided through our partnership with Providence Alaska Medical Center in the Providence Psychiatric Emergency Department. The Providence Psychiatric Emergency Department includes mobile emergency services, 24 Hour Crisis Hotline, psychiatric assessment, 23 hour observation beds and referral to community mental health services, substance abuse services or Alaska Psychiatric Institute depending upon the needs of the consumer.
Family, Child And Adolescent Services Continuum
Child and Family Services at ACMHS provides a wide range of therapeutic services to severely emotionally disturbed (SED) children, adolescents, and their families. The scope of services provide a comprehensive array of community based mental health services designed to enable children and adolescents to live successively in their community.
Adult Services Continuum
ACMHS is a leader in outpatient services for adults with severe mental illness. We provide programs and services that encompass a wide range of mental disorders. In addition to clinical care, case management and housing supports, several programs offer long-term supports for adults experiencing significant mental illness and/or co-occurring disorders.
Day Break Adult Day Center
Day Break is an adult day center, a community resource for those coping with dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease and related disorders (ADRD). Priority for enrollment is for those over the age of 60 with some degree of dementia (impaired memory, orientation, judgment, etc.). Older adults who are socially isolated, need help during the day or are unsafe to be left alone are also eligible as space is available.
The ACMHS Medical Team consists of psychiatrists, including a child psychiatrist; advanced nurse practitioners (ANPs); physician assistants (PAs); psychiatric nurse-case managers (N-CMs); nationally certified medical assistants (NCMAs); and administrative support staff. The range of psychiatric services is provided to adults, children, and families, and includes diagnostic psychiatric evaluations; medication and symptom management; medication administration; coordination of care with case managers, therapists, primary care providers, and other medical specialists; group therapy; and providing educational training to staff throughout the Agency. The Team provides services in three clinics at three different sites, at assisted living facilities (ALFs), and occasionally in the community.