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J. Kate Burkhart
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Alaska Behavioral Health Resource Guide

If you, a family member or friend is hurting and considering suicide, PLEASE call Careline at
1-877-266-HELP (4357)

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Key Issues Impacting Alaska Mental Health Trust Beneficiaries

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January 17, 2017
9:00-11:00 a.m.
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NEW REFERENCE PORTAL!
Alaska's Division of Libraries has a new reference portal to find information and resources about mental health issues. Contact Librarian
Julie Niederhauser for more information.

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The Alaska Mental Health Board and the Advisory Board on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse will hold a telephonic meeting
January 17, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The meeting is open to the public, though no public participation or comment will be taken. An audio recording of the telephonic meeting will be made. The purpose of the meetings is for board members to hold a discussion in preparation for a work session with the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority board of trustees and staff scheduled for January 24, 2017. AGENDA
If you need additional information please contact Clarena Hieber, Administrative Assistant, at 907-465-8920.
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Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health is a comprehensive review of the science of substance use, misuse, and disorders. This report, the first ever issued by the Surgeon General which speaks to the importance of the issues related to substance abuse. Previous reports of the Surgeon General, including those on tobacco (1964), AIDS (1987), and mental health (1999), have helped to create understanding and urgency to address critical public health challenges.

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Childhood Trauma Costs All Alaskans

What we experience as children affects us for a lifetime. The effects of childhood trauma go far beyond one child or one family, and can pass from generation to generation. Part of reducing the impact of childhood trauma in Alaska is getting educated: