mental health

The site of the future Glory Hall at the corner of Teal Street and Alpine Avenue in the Mendenhall Valley. Co-located will be the Southeast Community Services Center, forming and integrated campus, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

Trust donates $150k to Juneau community services center

The structure will be a hub for many of Juneau’s community-oriented nonprofits.

 

Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File                                 Jared Curé makes a Garden Medley, a nonalcoholic mocktail, the Narrows Bar has on its menu for Sobriety Awareness Month in 2019. The drink was developed for a partnership with Recover Alaska.

Alaskan organizations celebrate National Recovery Month

As rates of alcohol use grow in pandemic, they’re celebrating those who have stepped back.

 

Courtesy Photo / Break the (Bi)Cycle                                Break the (Bi)Cycle is a movement started by former professional basketball player Damen Bell-Holter to raise money and awareness about the dearth of mental health care for Black and Indigenous men. Bell-Holter will ride from Bellingham, Wash., to San Diego, Calif., more than 1,500 miles, while visiting tribes and documenting the trip.

Former basketball pro embarks on 1,500-mile bike ride for mental health

The idea is to inspire awareness and change, Damen Bell-Holter said.

 

Juneau Police Department Detective Sterling Salisbury discusses how their department uses Crisis Intervention Team training to improve their response to individuals in mental health crisis at a public forum hosted by NAMI Juneau at Bartlett Regional Hospital on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Juneau Police Department Detective Sterling Salisbury discusses how their department uses Crisis Intervention Team training to improve their response to individuals in mental health crisis at a public forum hosted by NAMI Juneau at Bartlett Regional Hospital on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Movie night moves suicide into public focus
Movie night moves suicide into public focus