U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy issued an advisory this month saying the youth mental health crisis is getting worse.
Support is here for Alaskans who have experienced the loss of an infant or pregnancy
Organizers of a new support group in Juneau have some tips for people who have experienced loss – and for their friends and family – during the holidays.
A new crisis team in Fairbanks is responding to mental health calls and freeing up other emergency resources
The Mobile Crisis Team members are certified in their fields and go through weeks of additional crisis response training to learn how to de-escalate situations, assess suicide risks and more.
Alaskans say peer support can make recovery possible: ‘So much hope’
Peer support programs don’t take the place of mental health clinicians, but they use lived experiences to help people navigate complicated systems and support them through challenges.
Nikiski paramedics hope visiting patients at home will restore trust in health care system
Paramedics will stay in touch with patients once they’ve seen them, so they don’t fall through the cracks after that first visit.
What happened to the $2M a cruise ship company offered Juneau?
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings’ initial offer went to the City and Borough of Juneau government. But most Juneau Assembly members didn’t like how that would look, and turned it down.
Vigil held for Juneau man who has been missing for a month
Farnsworth is a 32-year-old Juneau man whose family reported him missing on Sept. 29. Family believe he is dead and are offering a $5,000 reward for anyone who helps find his body.
Climate change is bad for your health. And plans to boost economies may make it worse
A new report from the medical journal The Lancet finds that human-caused climate change is worsening human health in just about every measurable way.
COVID deaths leave thousands of U.S. kids grieving parents or primary caregivers
A new study estimates that more than 140,000 children in the U.S. have lost a parent or a grandparent caregiver to COVID-19.
Sullivan suggests US could protect teens from Facebook with Chinese-style screen-time mandates
Sullivan suggested that Facebook doesn’t want to impose time limits for young people because it would hurt profits.