The first bridging ceremony for Benteh Nuutah Four Directions Outpatient Treatment Center participants was held this summer. Individuals who completed the program are invited to gather to acknowledge their journeys. A bridging ceremony honors the transition from being in treatment to living in recovery.

The population of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough has exploded in the past 10 years – growing over 20 percent in the last decade. With that growth came the need for health care improvements, modifications, and additional avenues of care for Alaska Native and American Indian people in the region.

As another beautiful summer begins in Southcentral Alaska, trails are clear of snow, salmon begin to run, and gardens are ready for care. After a winter away, some people may want to rush into summer activities. However, it’s important to gradually return to the things we love doing to prevent an injury from slowing us down.

When you’re exploring and recreating this summer, keep these tips in mind to ensure a safe, fun experience for you and your loved ones.

Southcentral Foundation currently employs over 2,500 employees in more than 80 health and related programs. If you are beginning your professional journey or looking for a new career, SCF offers diverse employment opportunities and is hiring for a variety of positions.

Finding baby formula is difficult right now, especially any specialty formula for babies with allergies or special nutrition needs. News came out today that the Similac factory had to close, once again, due to flooding with recent storms. Supplies have been improving locally and Southcentral Foundation is here to help you find formula.

Honoring and taking care of Elders is a universal Alaska Native and American Indian cultural value. As an Alaska Native-owned-and-operated health care organization, Southcentral Foundation strives to support the health and wellness of the Elder customer-owner population with a holistic, customer-driven, and evidence-based approach.

I am a combat veteran and Tlingit from Southeast Alaska. In 2006, I deployed for 15 months in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. I was a part of a group of soldiers who came to a hardened place, yet we became a unit, a family – comrades.

Child and Family Outpatient Services, a referral-based program, offers a wide range of supportive care to individuals, children, and families with developmental and behavioral needs. Services are integrated with case management, primary care, psychiatric evaluation, and medication management.

Southcentral Foundation observed Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Awareness and Action Month in April. In recognition of the month, Alaska CARES hosted a display in the Anchorage Native Primary Care Center featuring the artwork of hundreds of children, giving voice to the 845 individuals who were evaluated by Alaska CARES in 2021.