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Bringing Awareness to Women’s Health

Ashley Schroeder is a health educator at Benteh Nuutah Valley Native Primary Care Center. Women’s health is a passion for her and a subject close to her heart.

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2018 ANMC Health Fair

Are you or your family members planning to attend the annual Alaska Federation of Natives convention? The 2018 convention will be held in the heart of downtown Anchorage at the Dena’ina Convention and Civic Center on October 18 – 20. The theme for this year is Innovation in the past, present, and future.

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SCF Hosts First Tikahtnu Plants Symposium

Southcentral Foundation hosted the first Tikahtnu Plants Symposium, a mini-conference inspired by the original Plants as Food and Medicine Symposium.

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Governor Walker Signs Teen Dating Violence Awareness Bill at Southcentral Foundation

For those who knew Breanna Moore, her laughter, energy, and bouncy blonde curls will always be in their memory. The 20–year–old, known to her family and friends as Bree, was a bright and beautiful young woman who lived life to the fullest.

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Honoring Women’s Health Week

Women’s Health Week, held this year on May 14 – 18, is an annual observance to encourage women to make their health a priority.

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Raising Awareness for Mental Health

Mental health is defined by mentalhealth.gov as our emotional, psychological, and social well-being, affecting how we think, feel, and act. Mental health conditions currently affect one in five people in America, with more than half of the conditions beginning by age 14 and 75 percent developing by age 24.

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Innovative Financial Approaches to Support Innovative Health Care Delivery

Imagine: needing primary care services, but being told that you must wait days, weeks, or even months to schedule an appointment with your provider; you identify a need for supportive behavioral health services or support groups but are unable to find any;

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A Relationship-Based Approach to Handling Opioids

Southcentral Foundation has implemented a comprehensive approach to handling opioids and opioid addiction based on its system of relationship-based care and integrated behavioral health.

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Southcentral Foundation Attends 30th Annual Quest for Excellence Conference

Employees from Southcentral Foundation attended the 30th Annual Quest for Excellence Conference in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Jesse Merculief: A Modern Survivor

Jesse Lynn Merculief’s cancer survivor story began at 18 —  with an abnormal pap smear. Jesse contracted HPV. The Center for Disease Control states HPV is so common that, “…nearly all sexually active men and women,” get it in their lifetime; some strains are even asymptomatic. Unfortunately, Jesse was exposed to a cancerous strain and was diagnosed with cervical cancer.