September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month Archive | Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

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To honor September as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, we are inviting our ANTHC staff and all Alaskans to join wellness activities that focus on self-care, creating connections to improve your overall mental health and how to help yourself and others who may be having thoughts of suicide and experiencing a mental health crisis. Join and complete our survey for a chance to win a $100 visa gift card! Participating also reminds us of the new, easy-to-remember number in suicide prevention: ...

ANTHC is currently recruiting for two executive-level positions to join our team. Learn more about the positions and apply using the links below. Chief Operating Officer The System Chief Operating Officer (System COO) manages the day-to-day operations and ensures effective and efficient performance for the organization’s operational controls, administration, and reporting procedures.  Provides leadership and fosters an accountable and success-oriented environment by encouraging productivity and building a highly inclusive culture. Additionally, the System COO is responsible for motivating, coaching, and mobilizing ...

Taking inspiration from the adaptability of Alaska Native people, we continue to adapt our work at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. We’re excited to announce a reimagined way to connect with you – a newly redesigned Mukluk Telegraph newsletter from ANTHC. Read it online now or find a printed copy when you visit the Alaska Native Health Campus. In the past two years, we’ve learned a lot about how people like to get their health information from ANTHC, so ...

Heidi Kritz was recently hired as ANTHC’s regional liaison for the Dillingham area. Kritz grew up in Aleknagik and Togiak, but has lived in Dillingham since 2009. Having lived in the region as well as working for the Bristol Bay Native Association (BBNA), Kritz is eager to lend her knowledge and assistance to the people of her community. Prior to working for ANTHC, Kritz worked for BBNA in natural resources and worked with Tribal members focusing on subsistence and Native ...

In 1925, a large outbreak of the now-vaccine-preventable disease, diphtheria, occurred in Nome. The community was in need of an antitoxin to help control the widespread occurrence of the disease. To transport the antitoxin to Nome in a timely manner, 20 mushers ran their sled dogs in a relay 674 miles across Alaska from Nenana to Nome, which inspired the annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. In the 1920s, the United States used to see as many as 200,000 cases ...

All potential applicants looking to join the ANTHC team will apply via our new job application system starting the week of April 24. The system is a much more modern experience and applicants will have a more seamless application experience. Visit www.anthc.org/careers to learn more about our open positions. For candidates who have applied for any position prior to April 24, you will need to create a new profile to apply for jobs, express interest and more. The new careers portal includes more ...