A workshop in Juneau later this month will help LGBTQ+ people learn an intentional approach to getting the support they need.
Investigators found some problems at North Star to be so serious, they were deemed “immediate jeopardy” situations at the time, meaning the health and safety of patients was at risk.
Spectrum is the only queer-specific support group that serves people in Juneau who’ve experienced trauma.
Mental health advocates celebrated the launch of the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, but some people voiced concerns that using the service could lead to police involvement or forced hospitalization.
Support is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to individuals of all ages.
Housing is one of the biggest challenges for people who were involved in the justice system. Case manager Nathan Block says solving that takes effort not just from those people, but from the community, too.
Tracey Dompeling will take over in the lead role from interim officer Karen Forrest on June 20.
As America approaches a million deaths from COVID-19, many thousands of families have been left wondering whether available treatments and vaccines could have saved their loved ones.
Tribal citizens in Southeast Alaska who are experiencing addiction have access to a new, free online treatment.
Bartlett Regional Hospital officials say there are about 50 people waiting for care after an initial assessment.