Behavioral Health Wellness Clinic: offering compassionate care and behavioral health services from the comfort of your own home Archive | Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Category: Healthy Homes and Communities

Recognizing behavioral health services can be difficult to access in Alaska, ANTHC’s Behavioral Health Wellness Clinic (BHWC) offers patients video telehealth appointments for easy connection to compassionate care in communities across the state from the privacy of their own homes The clinic’s goal is to promote Alaska Native wellness by offering immediate access to culturally attuned and evidence-based behavioral health care. With this telehealth clinic, staff are specifically focused on serving people living in rural and remote areas of the ...

The Raven’s Ball is a signature fundraising event from the Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation (HANF) in Anchorage, Alaska. The Raven’s Ball is a powerful and entertaining fundraising event that raises awareness and funding to further ANTHC’s vision: that Alaska Native people are the healthiest people in the world. Watch the celebration via Facebook Live or YouTube on April 20, 2022 beginning at noon (12 -1:00 p.m.) Event MCs  Alice Qannik Glenn is Iñupiaq born and raised in Utqiaġvik, Alaska. She hosts and ...

During the summer of 2021, the residential area of Stebbins, in northwest Alaska, saw homes throughout the community installed with 10 Mini Portable Alternative Sanitation Systems (PASS).  Watch the following video about the installation of this important new system and the significance of clean water in rural Alaska. You can also view photos and read additional information on the MINI PASS system and its set up here:  https://www.anthc.org/mukluk-telegraph-summer-2021/#Mini-PASS

The ANTHC Behavioral Health Wellness Clinic (BHWC) is now open! The BHWC is here to meet your everyday behavioral health needs and our goal is to promote Alaska Native and American Indian wellness through compassionate and easy-to-connect to behavioral health services. All services are provided via telehealth online. The BHWC serves Alaska Native and American Indian individuals and families throughout the state of Alaska. Clients will be able to begin care quickly and with minimal paperwork. All services will be provided ...

This year’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is on April 24. In line with this national event, the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium’s Substance Misuse Prevention Program is committed to assisting rural Alaskan communities to develop local solutions to address and prevent the misuse of unused or expired medication.  FREE safe medication disposal bags and buckets are available for immediate shipment at iknowmine.org/shop. Safe medication disposal products are a great solution to safely dispose of old, expired, or unused medicines and ...

Approximately 3,300 homes in over 30 communities in rural Alaska lack in-home piped water, leading to low in-home water use. Community facilities, such as washeterias, help bridge gaps in household water access where piped water may not be immediately accessible. Washeterias are core and essential community facilities that play an important role in critical hygiene activities, such as bathing and laundry, for these locations and help increase sufficient water usage to protect health. Ease of water access and increased usage ...