Projects List

Akeela Statewide Tobacco Prevention Program

Akeela's Tobacco Prevention Program offers statewide technical assistance to all behavioral health programs. The purpose is to encourage policy and tobacco free campus' for all behavioral health providers. Also, there is a Department of Corrections component t...

Alaska School Nursing/School Health Program

As part of the Section of Women’s, Children’s, and Family Health’s commitment to all children in the State of Alaska regardless of their health status or special needs, the School Nursing/School Health Program supports comprehensive school health services idea...

Alaska Tobacco Prevention and Control Program

The State of Alaska's Tobacco Prevention and Control Program is dedicated to: 1. Eliminating exposure to environmental tobacco smoke; 2. Identifying and eliminating disparities experienced by population groups relative to tobacco and its use; 3. Promoting...

Alaska's Community Health Improvement Program

Improving a community's health and quality of life is highly dependent on being well grounded in the community through community ownership, input and involvement. Alaska's Community Health Improvement Progarm provides assistance to communities in assessing th...

ANDVSA Primary Prevention Orientation

The ANDVSA Statewide Primary Prevention Orientation is a seven module training designed for prevention staff and AmeriCorps VISTA members at ANDVSA member programs. While the modules have been designed for member program use, it is open to anyone. The module...

Bullying Awareness and Prevention

Learn to recogize multiple forms of bullying behavior and respond on the organizational or individual level in specific ways that account for safety and effectiveness.

Community Health Improvement Collaborative

This is a collaborative of statewide and regional agencies supporting communities in conducting local needs assessment and improvement plans. It is dedicated to developing a community of practice for granting/supporting organizations, as well as developing co...

Community Water Fluoridation

AK HSS, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Alaska Dental Society and /or Alaska Dental Action Coalition provide evidence based studies and presentations to address and/or educate community leaders and community members on the value of community water fluo...

Get the Facts about Marijuana

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services manages this website focused on public health and behavioral health issues related to marijuana use. The State Legislature and other state agencies are still finalizing laws and regulations related to persona...

Healthy Alaskans 2020

Healthy Alaskans 2020 (HA2020) brings together partners from many sectors across the state to improve health and ensure health equity for all Alaskans. Led jointly by the State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and Alaska Native Tribal Health...

LEAD/NABH

Leadership for Eliminating Alaskan Disparities: Nicotine Addiction in Behavioral Health subgroup works to spread awareness, education and resources which will help to eliminate the disparities in Alaska surrounding nicotine addiction/tobacco use in the behavio...

MAPP of the Southern Kenai Peninsula

With over fifty organizations and numerous individuals participating, MAPP of the Southern Kenai Peninsula (SKP) is guiding, informing, and promoting collaborative, collective impact efforts to improve our community health. MAPP of SKP has recently completed...

North Slope Borough's Baseline Community Health Analysis

In 2008, the NSB Health Department began this project to better understand the health issues facing North Slope communities in order to work effectively with communities on addressing community health issues most important to them and to help inform planning a...

Patient Safety Card Approach to DV/SV Education, Assessment, and Response in Healthcare and other Settings

Two Alaska-specific patient safety cards have been developed for DV/SV assessment and intervention. One is for girls and women, another for teens of any gender. Alaska Native Epidemiology Center staff with State partners provide training for healthcare provid...

Southeast Alaska Community Health Improvement Network

The SE Alaska Community Health Improvement Network was formed to providing training, peer-to-peer networking, and support for community groups focused on community wellness coalitions, health needs assessments and improvement planning and implementation. Hos...

State of Alaska Infectious Disease program

Alaska's Infectious Disease Program is dedicated to prevention and controlling infectious disease by monitoring disease occurrence and severity, enforcing school and child care tuberculosis regulation, educating the public and health care professionals, collab...

When I am an Elder

When I am an Elder is a youth created and led media campaign that challenges communities to stop the cycle of violence. It was based on a poem written by a Bethel Teens Acting Against Violence (TAAV) member in 2001, which imagined a world without violence fo...