Entries by Tiana Taylor

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Funders Spotlight: The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust

Southcentral Foundation receives visitors year-round and is proud to showcase its state-of-the-art facilities and the Nuka System of Care. This summer, SCF welcomed Jan Kennedy from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust. Kennedy toured SCF with President/CEO Katherine Gottlieb. For nearly two decades, the Murdock Trust has partnered with SCF helping to achieve whole-person wellness.

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Seva Foundation Visits SCF

Members of the Seva Foundation visited Southcentral Foundation and the C’eyiits’ Hwnax Life House Community Health Center, mid-September. While visiting Optometry and Anchorage Native Primary Care Center, they were able to see how the Nuka System of Care is applied in a variety of settings.

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Alaska River Generates Usable Power

giugig is the first Tribal entity in the United States to be issued a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission hydrokinetic pilot project license. The license allowed Igiugig Village Council and Ocean Renewable Power Corporation to install the unique sustainable energy solution, RivGen® Power System, in the Kvichak River in July.

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SCF Mourns the Loss of Medical Pioneer

Southcentral Foundation mourns the loss of Dr. Donald A.B. Lindberg who served as the director of the National Library of Medicine for more than 30 years. A pioneer in applying computers to health care, Dr. Lindberg led the effort to computerize NLM’s holdings making them accessible to researchers around the globe.

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Connection is the Solution

Ask your friends and family if they are okay. Connection is the solution. Relating to those who are suicidal and helping them through the challenges they are facing is crucial to supporting loved ones through crisis. If you are experiencing thoughts of suicide, speak out and connect with those around you; don’t carry the weight alone. Mental health is part of overall wellness.

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Breaking the Silence on Domestic Abuse

Alaska leads the nation in domestic violence. More than half of Alaska’s women have experienced either domestic or sexual violence. Every Alaskan regardless of age, race, culture, or status deserves to live free from harm and fear of domestic violence. Every year, Southcentral Foundation highlights the work of the Family Wellness Warriors Initiative, a program established by President/CEO Katherine Gottlieb in 1999.