Many thanks to everyone who donated and cooked to support our staff and client Thanksgiving celebrations!  There was a lot of pre-feasting last Wednesday (11/27/19).  We'd also like to thank the many businesses who have supported our work over the last year, including: Microcom Anchorage Yoga and Cycle Pure Barre Anchorage Bear Tooth

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With easy access to hand-held electronics, it can be tough for caregivers to set and enforce limits with their tweens and teens. In this free introductory class, Parenting with Love & Limits Program Manager Meghan Magone will present some technological solutions, but mostly she'll spend time on the relationship aspects of limit-setting. There

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childrens art on wall
When Ken Curl packed for his trip to Alaska, he may not have expected dirt-moving to be on his itinerary.  But on the ground, he learned how digging dirt and growing food are an integral part of mental health services for transition age youth at ACMHS. Curl is a grant program officer for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services

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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

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In the April 2019 ACMHS Newsletter, meet client Chip Ellis and learn about his path to living well with schizophrenia, gearing up for mental health awareness month, and find out how to become a summer

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In the March 2019 Newsletter, our Fy 2018 Annual Report is released, it's not too late to Pick.Click.Give for ACMHS, and save the date for the 7th Annual Alaska Advanced Trauma Training

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In the September 2018 newsletter, two client success stories.  One is the story of a client who lived for years on the streets and finally find home and support through our supported housing program, as told by his brother. The other is the story of a child whose life started with enormous abuse, neglect and other trauma, and how early

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Below are some links to papers released by the National Child Trauam Institute in the wake of recent events.  Included are tips on how to talk to children about trauma and resources for parents.  Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected. Tip Sheet for Youth Talking to Journalists about the Shooting Talking to Children about the

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