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...

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...

Be Safe Be Seen Alaska

Be Safe Be Seen Alaska is a state program working with safe and active communities concerned about bicycle and pedestrian safety. Our ultimate goal is to improve visibility for children in communities all over Alaska and provide education on the importance of...

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 - Juneau

Girls on the Run® combines training for a 3.1 mile running event with self-esteem enhancing, uplifting workouts designed to foster positive emotional, social, mental, spiritual, and physical development. The objective is to educate and empower girls at an earl...

Growing Up Tobacco-Free in Alaska

This project builds the capacity of RurAL CAP Head Start staff to engage young families and their children to understand the health risks of tobacco use while connecting them to cessation resources. Intra-community coalitions are encouraged, as well as collabo...

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...

Healthy Relationships and Bullying Prevention

We have a counselor that provides workshops in school throughout the North Slope about helathy relationships and bullying prevention.

Kids Don't Float

A unique program designed to prevent drowning among Alaska’s children through education and community involvement.

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...

Petersburg Tobacco Prevention and Control

Primarily focusing on policy changes in the community, businesses, services, institutions, federal, state and borough

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...

Project Learn

Educational programming and other enrichment activities that are part of a program strategy based on Dr. Reginald Clark's research showing students do much better in school when they spend their non-school hours engaged in fun, but academically beneficial acti...

SMART Moves

The SMART (Skills Mastery & Resistance Training) Moves program is a nationally acclaimed prevention program originally developed in the 1980's with help from prevention specialists around the US. The newly revised curriculum (2011) incorporates the latest info...

Triple Play & Healthy Habits

Triple Play Daily Challenges are age-appropriate fitness activities that develop a wide range of sport-specific skills for football, basketball, soccer, track and field, and other sports. The goal is to get Club members to increase their physical activity and...

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...