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Mental Health Awareness Month 2018

Download Mental Health Awareness 2018 schedule [PDF]

All Month:

Photo Contest

Mental Health Awareness Month Photo Contest


We want to give all staff the opportunity to have a HIGH-5 for participating in Mental Health Awareness Month. To show our appreciation, if you fill out our questionnaire, you can be entered for a weekly drawing for fun prizes that correspond to each weeks’ theme!

Give us 5 answers, during any one of the 5 weeks of this 5th month of the year and we will have 5 drawings for prizes. HIGH-5!
Mental Health High-5 Survey


May 20-26: Food & Mood

Learn about meals to reduce stress, and the importance of nutrition to maintain physical and mental health.

May 20-26: Healthy Food Education

ANTHC Today Daily Email for staff

Watch for daily recipes and tips about how to use food to improve your mood!

May 27-June 1: Honoring our Body, Mind & Spirit

Celebrating mental health awareness while honoring Veterans and military personnel during the week of Memorial Day.

May 29: Mental Health Services and Resources in the Alaska VA Healthcare System

1-2:30 p.m. | Consortium Office Building (4000 Ambassador Dr.) conference room 1

Dr. Kim Madden, clinical psychologist and Courtney Dreher, LCSW will provide an overview of the mental health services and resources available at the AK VA Healthcare System.

May 29/30: Blanket Activity

8 a.m.-Noon/8 a.m.-5 p.m. |Consortium Office Building (4000 Ambassador Dr.) conference room 1

Historical and contemporary relationships between indigenous and non-indigenous people in Canada are shared in this experiential and facilitator training.

Register online; password: ANTHC2018

May 31: Final Celebration

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Consortium Office Building (4000 Ambassador Dr.)  conference rooms 1,2 & Atrium

Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month and Memorial Day by recognizing and celebrating our Alaska Native veterans and service members. The closing ceremony will feature the Alaska Native Color Guard, an address from Col. Wayne Don with the National Guard and traditional and contemporary Alaska Native and American Indian singing and dancing. Please bring a side dish to share at the potluck!


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