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Week 3, May 16-22: Recognizing when you need help What we will learn: Identify when you are stressed and out of balanceRecognize when your thoughts, feelings and behaviors change Pay attention to your usual thoughts, feelings and behaviors. How is your typical mood? Energy level? Appetite? Sleep routine? Social life? Physical health? How do your thoughts change when you experience something that causes you stress? Recognizing when our thoughts, feelings and behaviors have changed significantly is the first step to ...

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 ...

Being a nurse under normal circumstances is hard work. Long shifts. Sick and injured patients to care for. Sometimes after doing everything you could to save them, your patients pass away. Time-consuming technology that can take you away from the bedside. Stressful days and nights. And these last two years being a nurse during the COVID-19 pandemic added multiple layers of unique challenges. Nurses’ Week is celebrated annually from May 6, National Nurses Day, through May 12, the birthday of ...

In partnership with the Be the Match (BTM) Foundation, ANTHC is hosting a Bone Marrow Donor Registry Drive to benefit an Alaskan child who must receive a matched donation in the next four to six weeks.   When: Monday, May 9, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Where: Outside main rotunda entrance of the Alaska Native Medical Center; 4315 Diplomacy Drive Who: People between the ages of 18-40 who are willing to get a cheek swab For patients like this child, ...

Effective May 3, 2022, the temporary visitation policy at ANMC has moved to Level Yellow. Visitation will continue to be limited, but we are moving to this level to best support our patients’ health and healing by permitting limited visitation and expanding visiting hours to 8 a.m.-9 pm. Permitted visitor guidelines can be found in the matrix below. Visitors must: Be assessed for symptoms at an entry screening station;At the hospital, the front rotunda and skybridge are the only entrances ...

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 ...

Free at-home rapid COVID-19 antigen tests are now available for all ANMC patients and families at Alaska Native Health Campus locations. These easy to use tests give you results in about 15 minutes, whether or not you have any COVID-19 symptoms. One kit is available per person for each member of your household and will be distributed while supplies last. No registration is required. ANMC patients may visit any pick-up location during open hours to receive their at-home COVID-19 test. ...

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 ...

The Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation will host the 15th annual Raven’s Ball on April 19 and 20. For the safety our partners, the Foundation has transformed the event into the Raven’s Ball Online Auction and Virtual Celebration. The Raven’s Ball raises funds in support of Alaska Native people, Tribes and Tribal Health Organizations. An annual highlight of the event is the presentation of the Luminary Awards. Each year, individuals and groups are recognized for their dedication and outstanding contributions to ...

The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and the Vermont Center on Behavior and Health at the University of Vermont (UVM) have a study to help Alaska Native pregnant women stop smoking.  This study is for: Alaska Native women,who are pregnant,smoke cigarettes,are 18 years or older,own a smartphone, andwant to join a study to help them quit smoking. The study will take place during your pregnancy and for six months after your baby is born. We will ask you to do breath ...