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Alaska Psychiatric Institute Archives

Timeline of key dates

Download the (PDF) November 2019 Fact Sheet for an overview of API and recent events
Further details can be found in the documents and information posted on this webpage. Comments and questions regarding these changes may be submitted to

The following are non-confidential, public documents that provide further information about the ongoing situation at API.

Documents related to assumption of management


Emergency Operations Center Psychiatric Care Capacity Response, October-December 2018

Workplace safety investigation, 2018

  • (PDF) Department of Health and Social Services Requests Independent Investigation of Workplace Safety at Alaska Psychiatric Institute - March 8, 2018
  • (PDF) Department of Law and Department of Health and Social Services Release Findings of Independent Investigation of API - Sept. 12, 2018
  • (PDF) Non-Confidential Public Report of Alaska Psychiatric Institute Investigation by William J. Evans - Sept. 7, 2018

Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) consultation reports

Forensic Psychiatric Hospital Feasibility Study

Other reports & studies

Press Releases

Feb. 8, 2019 - (PDF) Commissioner assumes management of Alaska Psychiatric Institute; changes will improve patient and staff safety

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