Our residential team works alongside clients to match current functional abilities with appropriate residential settings, allowing clients to live in the least restrictive setting possible. The team uses community based wrap-around support to assist clients transitioning from assisted living homes to supported independent living by providing home-based care management and skill development, as well as mental health and substance use clinical services.
Latest News & Events
Job Announcement – Therapists Needed!
ACMHS is growing to meet the needs of our community. We are looking for therapists who want to join us in this effort. ACMHS has multiple clinics in Anchorage and Fairbanks. Our Child and Family services includes a nationally recognized Child Trauma Center, a therapeutic preschool and early childhood specialty clinic, a transition age youth […]
Parenting 101: Setting Limits on Technology – Free Class in Anchorage!
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 will be […]
Four FCMHS staff members recently attended Challenge Day at Tanana Middle School. Challenge Day is a curriculum designed to reduce bullying by building compassion. In a series of activities, students learn about they challenges students have faced and how much they have in common. Staff who participated were moved and inspired by the stories they […]
Fairbanks Child & Family Services moves to new building!
Our Fairbanks Child & Family Team is wrapping up their first week in their new building at 926 Aspen St. They did a great job making the space inviting and getting the word out – not one client went to the wrong building! FCMHS has been operating all services out of the Fahrenkamp Building on […]
Bringing Trauma-Informed Care to Fairbanks Schools
The Alaska Child Trauma Center is pleased to announce a new partnership with the State of Alaska Department of Education and Early Development to expand mental health services in Fairbanks schools for children who have experienced trauma. The goal of the five year demonstration project is to develop a statewide model for delivering mental health […]
World Mental Health Day at Pure Barre Anchorage
Pure Barre Anchorage recognizes that mental health care is an integral part of health care. On October 10, World Mental Health Day, Pure Barre will donate $5 to ACMHS for every person who attends class! Current members can bring a guest for only $10. From 5- 7 pm, we’ll have an ACMHS staff person on […]
Charge Nurse/Infection Control RN – Job Posting
Charge Nurse/Infection Control Nurse needed to lead nursing team
ACMHS to partner with Cohen Veterans Network for new Anchorage Clinic
ACMHS is pleased to be partnering with the Cohen Veterans Network to offer a new treatment option to post 9-11 veterans and their families in Alaska. The new clinic is set to open early next year in north-east Anchorage.
Mental Illness at the Movies: Infinitely Polar Bear
October 7, 2019 @ 5:30 pm Free Movie and Panel Discussion for Mental Illness Awareness Week Infinitely Polar Bear, starring Mark Ruffalo and Zoë Saldana This year, 1 in 5 adults in the US will experience a mental health issue; 1 in 25 will experience a mental illness severe enough to limit major life activities. […]
Child Parent Psychotherapy at ACMHS
Clinicians in our Child & Family clinic in Anchorage are trained in Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), an intervention model for children aged 0-5 who have experienced at least one traumatic event and/or are experiencing mental health, attachment, and/or behavioral problems, including post-traumatic stress disorder. The program is designed to support family strengths and relationships and […]