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Beauty for Ashes: A Story of Healing in the Northwest Region

It was 2013 in Noorvik and tears streamed down her face. Feeling alone and facing countless struggles, she thought long and hard about what she could do next, that’s when her phone rang. “It was my longtime friend, calling to see how I was.

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Learn About Some of the Partners Who Help Make it all Happen at SCF

Southcentral Foundation would like to thank some of the funders, whose contributions allow SCF to offer new, expanded, culturally-appropriate programs that support whole-person care, and services to customer-owners. Currently, SCF receives grants from more than 50 organizations.

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Join Anchorage Health Education and celebrate Cervical Cancer Awareness Month with Teal Seal Fridays, every Friday in January, held in the Anchorage Native Primary Care Center lobby

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Nurse Consult Clinic at the Elder Program

Every Tuesday Elders have the opportunity to use the Nurse Consult Clinic at the SCF Elder Program where they can have their symptoms triaged, get referrals to other clinics, or get their numbers checked; which includes temperature, blood pressure, and weight, with blood glucose coming soon.

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Important Facts to Know About Shingles

Shingles is a painful rash caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. It is a condition that can affect people of all ages; however, it is more common in adults over the age of 50 or adults who are experiencing conditions that weaken the immune system.

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Hundreds Attend the Elder Fall Potluck

The Elder Fall Potluck was held at the ChangePoint Church. Elders from all over the city attended the annual event to share food, win prizes, and enjoy live music.

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RAISE Intern Lobbies for Indigenous People

Indigenous Peoples’ Day is a holiday that celebrates and honors the Indigenous people of America and commemorates their shared history and culture.

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Raise Awareness to Help Break the Silence

According to juneauempire.com, Alaska’s suicide rate was at its highest since 1996. Currently, Alaska has the second highest suicide rate in the United States. Per 100,000 residents, 27.1 committed suicide, which is more than double the national average.

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Building a Healthier Mat-Su Through Families

In 2014, Lisa Wade, director and member of the Chickaloon Village Traditional Council, was invited to join a new organization whose mission is to address the concerns in the Mat-Su Borough linked to child maltreatment.

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New Ernie Turner Center Opens in Eklutna

Tucked away in the woods of Eklutna, in a calm and serene atmosphere, is the Ernie Turner Center — a new 16-bed residential treatment center.