Projects List

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...

Buckle Up Campaign

Using peer-to-peer safety messaging, the goal of the Buckle Up campaign is to empower and engage youth to lead projects addressing youth traffic safety during the times of increased risk. A minimum of two parking lot incentives and two additional activities w...

Community Seminars

Community seminars are designed to increase capacity for prevention by building skills and increasing knowledge for developing effective prevention programs. Over the years we've offered Prevention 101, Evaluation and Strategic Planning, Protective Factors and...

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...

Girls on the Run - Sitka

Girls on the Run is a nationally renowned empowerment program for 3rd-8th grade girls that couples running activities with self-esteem enhancing life-lessons in a positive girl friendly environment. Sitka will begin its 6th season at the local elementary sch...

Green Dot Alaska

The Green Dot etc. strategy is a comprehensive approach to violence prevention that targets all community members as potential bystanders, and seeks to engage them, through awareness, education, and skills-practice, in proactive behaviors that establish intole...

Healthy Relationships Violence Prevention Program

Age-appropriate educational presentations to in-school youth (K-12) on domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, healthy relationships, conflict resolution, bullying, and other related issues.

Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition

An active coalition of mental health care providers, educators, elected officials, clergy, law enforcement and criminal justice agencies, residents, community groups, and others working together to maintain community-wide suicide awareness in Juneau. The coali...

Kawerak Youth Leaders

In the Youth Leaders program, youth are chosen by their peers as someone they can talk to. These chosen youth attend a 2 day training to learn skills in intervening to create a safe environment, suicide prevention, healthy relationships, being a leader and ro...

Lead On Youth Leadership Conference

Lead On is a yearly youth leadership conference that engages youth leaders to change norms around violence in their peer groups. Planned for and by youth across Alaska, it focuses on activities that allow participants to develop and practice healthy relationsh...

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...

Music in the Villages

Using in-person and virtual interaction, rural village students learn music by Kodiak School music teachers who teach the basics first hand. The students practice music with the help of interactive music learning software. Students are able to participate in c...

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...

Obesity Prevention School Grants Program

Schools play a key role in the prevention of obesity. Supportive nutrition and physical activity policies and programs at school can improve the health of Alaska's kids. Beginning in the 2013-2014 school year, eight Alaska school district grantees are workin...

Play Every Day / Healthy Futures Challenge

Play Every Day is a comprehensive social marketing campaign to increase public awareness about the health risks of childhood obesity, and the importance of increasing physical activity and reducing sugary drinks to prevent and reduce obesity. The Healthy Futur...

Raise Your Voice Youth Program

Raise Your Voice Youth Grant Program is to address motor vehicle safety issues through student created media. The Raise Your Voice 2013 entries address a variety of driving safety issues including distracted driving, drinking and driving, booster seat use, and...

Raise Your Voice Youth Program

Raise Your Voice (RYV) is a program offered by Alaska Injury Prevention Center (AIPC) to student groups across the state of Alaska. In 2015, RYV provided student groups with an opportunity to create a video about a teen driving issue that mattered to them. RYV...

RunningCubs

Running Program with character development and protective factor focus.

Stand Up Speak Up Alaska

Stand Up Speak Up is a multi-media campaign made up of a website, public service announcements and minigrants. Focused on promoting healthy relationships and positive social norms among Alaskan teens, it encourages teens to make change happen in their own com...

Teens Against Tobacco Use (TATU) - Central Kenai Peninsula

Peer leadership tobacco prevention and education program. Teens from 4 area high schools provide tobacco prevention curriculum to K-12 schools in the Central Kenai Peninsula.

The Fourth R

The Fourth R curriculum is a comprehensive school-based program designed to include students, teachers, parents, and the community in reducing violence and many of today’s risk behaviors. The Fourth R (R = Relationships) focuses on healthy relationships and de...

Tobacco Education Program (TEP)

TEP is an alternative-to-suspension program for students caught using tobacco at school. It is also available for students who volunteer to take the class because they want to quit tobacco.

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...