ANTHC Behavioral Health Wellness Clinic offers Healthy Relationships and ACT on Your Recovery group sessions Archive | Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

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The ANTHC Behavioral Health Wellness Clinic (BHWC) offers counseling services for our Alaska Native and American Indian patients across Alaska. This includes a variety of groups that you can access from the convenience of your personal computer or smartphone. To register for a group or to learn more information about the services available, call (907) 729-2492 or visit www.anthc.org/bhwc.  The BHWC is currently inviting adults to register for two new group sessions. ACT on Your Recovery ACT on Your Recovery ...

ANTHC recognized World AIDS Awareness Day on Thursday, Dec. 1, and encouraged Alaskans to seek HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing options, such as self-testing. This service bridges the gap for many people living in remote and rural areas of Alaska where access to HIV testing is limited or there are concerns about privacy and confidentiality. While positive results do need to be confirmed with an in-person appointment, self-tests can limit visits to the clinic and increase access to HIV and STI ...

The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and Mayo Clinic are working together. We wish to learn ways to help Alaska Native people who smoke to quit with help from family. You may be eligible to participate if you: Those who join this study will look over materials we would like to use in the study. We will then ask you to give us your thought by phone. The interview will take about one hour. Participants will receive a $25 Visa ...

Influenza (flu) and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) season is upon us and it is important to take precautionary measures to keep ourselves and those around us healthy and safe from infection. Ensuring you get a flu vaccination, practicing proper hand hygiene and staying home if you are sick will help protect you and those around you.  “The best way you can protect your baby from getting sick is to wash or sanitize your hands before you touch him or her, ...

Every year, the Alaska Native Health Campus observes the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout – an event encouraging smokers to start their journey toward a smoke-free life.  ANTHC and the State of Alaska have resources available for quitting smoking, vaping and other tobacco product use. Contact the Alaska Tobacco Quit Line at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) to learn more about free services for quitting tobacco, including over the phone and virtual consultation.  You can also contact the ANTHC Tobacco Cessation program at (907) 729-4343. ...

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: ...