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ABADA/AMHB Board Meeting
October 27-29 - Fairbanks
The Advisory Board on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse and the Alaska Mental Health Board will be holding a combined meeting in Fairbanks at the Westmark Hotel, 813 Noble Street. The meeting will be held October 27 to 29 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Public comment will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 27. The call in number for public comment is 1-800-315-6338, code 58920#. If you need additional information please contact Lance Brown at 465-8920. AGENDA
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If you or someone you know is in need of mental health services, treatment is available.
- Call 2-1-1 or visit www.Alaska211.org.
- Visit the online Mental Health Services Locator.
- Call the Alaska Mental Health Board at 1-888-464-8920.
- Call the 24/7 Treatment Referral Line at 1-800-662-4357 (provided by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration).
- Call the Alaska Peer Support Consortium at 907-258-2772 for information about peer support services in your community.
- Alaska’s Careline provides confidential 24/7 crisis support and intervention.
Alaskans can manage their emotional and mental fitness just like they can their physical health.
Learn about positive ways to improve and maintain your mental and emotional health from the Boards' Sound Minds in Sound Bodies campaign. Attend a training on how to identify signs of depression, how to reach out for support, and how to connect people to help.
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The Americans with Disabilities Act and Mental Health: Learn More, Be Empowered
Information and support for families of children and youth experiencing mood disorders: fact sheets, educational webinars, tools specifically for teens, support groups and more are all available.
2gether Forum from SAMHSA
An online community for friends of people living with mental health problems. Share your stories, find support, help others support their own friends in the recovery process