Category: Public Health & Prevention

Two VOA Alaska staff at a table during an outdoor event

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.

Teen looking at mobile phone in forest

5 Ways to Reduce Your Screen Time

Reducing screen time and being more present in the moment can be key to maintaining a healthy mind and lifestyle. Here’s how to get started!

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.

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, and what signs to look for.

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 and healthy during the ongoing pandemic

Wellness During COVID – Episode 2

Take Care of Your Body – Holistic health and wellness coach Chris Bryant to learn how he’s coping with COVID, the importance of staying active for our physical and mental health, and tips for getting back in action.

Wellness During COVID – Episode 1

Culture and COVID – Alaska Native artist and advocate Britt’Nee Kivliqtaruq Brower speaks on the role of culture, and shares some of the projects she’s been working on this year.

Youth smiling at camera

Providing Hope to Anchorage’s Youth

VOA Alaska’s October 2020 Newsletter VOA Alaska’s Youth Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) program serves the most vulnerable youth who are experiencing homelessness in Anchorage. Before