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Youth Behavioral Health

Our integrated behavioral health and wellness services create a safe space for youth to find hope and healing.

VOA Alaska believes in the power of human connection, and we are guided by our values to support the youth who engage in our services.

We believe in a holistic approach to addressing an array of complex issues that cause suffering to Alaska’s youth, this can include: Trauma, anger management, oppositional behaviors, anxiety, depression, and substance misuse. VOA Alaska’s array of services are designed to meet youth and their families where they are at and support them through the continuum to ensure the right service is provided at the right time.

Medicaid and most insurance are accepted and billed, and no one is turned away due to the inability to pay. Fees are adjusted on a sliding scale. At intake, a fee schedule and payment plan will be developed with each family. Click here to view service fees.

VOA Alaska’s priority admission criteria includes those who are pregnant, injecting substances, pregnant and injecting substances, involved in Office of Children Services or Division of Juvenile Justice or youth experiencing homelessness.

VOA Alaska’s treatment programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitative Facilities (CARF) and are approved by the State of Alaska’s Division of Behavioral Health. ARCH is licensed by the Division of Family and Youth Services.

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VOA Alaska’s priority admission criteria includes those who are pregnant, injecting substances, pregnant and injecting substances, involved in Office of Children Services or Division of Juvenile Justice or youth experiencing homelessness.

VOA Alaska’s treatment programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitative Facilities (CARF) and are approved by the State of Alaska’s Division of Behavioral Health. ARCH is licensed by the Division of Family and Youth Services.

Ready to Get Started with Behavioral Health Services?

We know reaching out for help can be difficult. That’s why the team at VOA Alaska is committed to making entry into our services as easy as possible for you. If you’re ready to begin your registration packet and book your first appointment, click here to get started.

Youth in a counseling session.

Empowering youth and young adults to learn coping skills, build resiliency, and improve their mental health and well-being.

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Creating a safe space for youth and young adults struggling with drugs or alcohol to take charge of their recovery.

Empowering youth ages 12-18 to address their substance use and mental health needs in a structured, therapeutic environment

Reducing barriers to accessing care with embedded mental health professionals in schools across the Anchorage School District.

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Lighting the way to independence for youth with supportive services and peer connection through the transition to adulthood.

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Helping families navigate the entire treatment process and creating opportunities to connect their child’s support network.

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