2022 Mental Health Awareness Month Archive | Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Category: Healthy People and Prevention

Mental health plays a big role in overall well-being. As we go through life we have both good and bad experiences. By balancing our experiences with the basics of mental health, we can incorporate positive habits as a way to support our own mental wellness and lead a healthy life. Please join us through the month of May to honor Mental Health Awareness Month with weekly activities aimed to enhance your overall wellness. Starting Monday, May 2, surveys will be ...

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 ...

The 2022 Alaska Maternal Child Health (MCH) and Immunization Conference is being held virtually February 22-24. Early bird registration ends on January 21. The conference provides opportunities to learn about new and emerging issues in maternal and child health and immunization in Alaska. Rural and urban Alaska health professionals come together to learn about best practices and tools for the prevention of key and emerging maternal child and family health issues in Alaska. The Alaska MCH and Immunization Conference is ...

At the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, we not only provide health care at the Alaska Native Medical Center, we also promote health and wellness initiatives that help keep you out of the hospital to begin with. As we prepare for another winter, we want to make sure all people are prepared with information and simple actions to protect our communities, our families and yourself from respiratory illnesses, such as flu, COVID-19, RSV and common colds, as well as winter ...

Congratulations to ANMC DAISY Award winner, Paula K. Ayojiak, RN in Inpatient Pediatrics. DAISY Awards are considered from nominations received directly from patients and Ayojiak was nominated by her pediatric patient for the excellent care she provides. This past quarter, Ayojiak received three nominations. In an effort to further recognize our nurses for their outstanding work, ANMC partners with the DAISY Award, an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every ...