Category: ANTHC

Increasing access to care for our people remains a top priority for the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC). Behavioral health services can be difficult to access throughout Alaska and ANTHC’s new clinic aims to make it easy to connect to compassionate care. In late July, ANTHC will be opening the Behavioral Health Wellness Clinic (BHWC). The BHWC will serve Alaska Native and Native American individuals and families living in Alaska. All services will be provided exclusively through telehealth, so ...

The Spring 2021 Mukluk Telegraph newspaper is now online!Featuring these stories: ANMC staff celebrates our nurses!ANMC Surgical System technologyMental Health Awareness Month activities Also, check out these health tips: ATV SafetyBoating Safety Or this recipe for bok choy with moose stir-fry and a special recap of the Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation’s Raven’s Resilience Celebration. The Mukluk Telegraph is the official newspaper of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. We are continuously working to protect and care for our community throughout Alaska while we address the COVID-19 pandemic and ...

This year’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is on April 24. In line with this national event, the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium’s Substance Misuse Prevention Program is committed to assisting rural Alaskan communities to develop local solutions to address and prevent the misuse of unused or expired medication.  FREE safe medication disposal bags and buckets are available for immediate shipment at iknowmine.org/shop. Safe medication disposal products are a great solution to safely dispose of old, expired, or unused medicines and ...

Chief Clinical Consultants are appointed by the Chief Medical Officer of the Indian Health Service (IHS) to serve as advocates for improved patient care across the Indian health care system for a term of three years. Commander (CDR) Molly Rutledge, ANMC Speech and Language Pathologist in the Pediatrics Department, received her Master of Arts degree in speech-language pathology (SLP) from the School of Health Professions at the University of Kansas and completed her clinical fellowship year in Ewa, Hawaii. She ...

The Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation will host the 14th annual Raven’s Ball this spring. This year the Foundation has transformed the gala into a virtual event we call the Raven’s Resilience Celebration. The celebration will take place online and run for three full days, April 20-22.  The event raises funds in support of Alaska Native people, Tribes and Tribal health organizations in three priority areas – Healthy Patients, Healthy Kids, and Healthy Communities. A highlight of the event is the ...

Small changes can make a big impact for you and your family. Choose healthy drinks for a variety of healthy lifestyle benefits.One of the easiest changes to make is to swap out sugar-sweetened beverages for healthier drinks such as water.  By choosing water more often, we can prevent tooth decay, diabetes and obesity.When focusing on health, parents often try to switch out sugary foods but are often unaware of how much added sugar their children (and themselves) are consuming through what we drink. ...