Category: Public Health & Prevention

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Book Review: Dopesick

Beth Macy published Dopesick after spending years gathering evidence and data and individual stories detailing the mishandling of prescription drugs and the impact of addiction in America,

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2020 Community Impact Report

2020 presented both the need and the opportunity to be fearless. During this time, we sought clarity over certainty, centering on our “why” in a year that tested us.

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Chelsie Williams, Lead Mental Health Clinician at ARCH

Wellness During COVID – Episode 5

Chelsie Williams, Lead Mental Health Clinician at ARCH, offers encouragement for parents who my be seeing changes in their teens behavior and shares how VOA Alaska is helping Alaska’s youth struggling with substance misuse.

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Stefanie Goggins, Lead of Integrated Services at VOA Alaska.

Wellness During COVID – Episode 4

Coping WITH Youth – Stefanie Goggins, Lead of Integrated Services at VOA Alaska shares tips on how to help your child cope through these challenging times, how to have meaningful conversations with them, what signs to look for, and how VOA Alaska can help you and your family.

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Jordan Kamer, Health Educator at the Anchorage Health Department

Wellness During COVID – Episode 3

Focus on the Facts – Jordan Kamer, Health Educator at the Anchorage Health Department, shares how to stay safe during the ongoing pandemic, suggestions for managing screen time for you and your family, advice for dealing with COVID fatigue, and tips on staying mentally and emotionally well during this era of limited in-person social interaction.

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