When you are involved with the walk, you are a part of promoting good mental health. Both good physical and good mental health are necessary for overall well-being of each individual. And, both can have, at times, life or death critical urgency.
Congratulations to Amanda Wise, Health Aide of the Month (February) from the village of Lower Kalskag. Field Supervision coordinator and Health Aide program administrator, Andrea Thomas stated “Amanda shows a lot of dedication to her patients. She stays in the clinic with patients and makes sure they get the care they need.
Behavioral Health is looking for five community members in the YK Delta to attend the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) course in Dillingham. Ideal candidates should enjoy travel, working with people, and Yup’ik speaking candidates are preferred. Travel and expenses are paid, but this is not a full-time paid position. Ideal candidates should be… Read More »
YKHC is bringing the Tribal Unity Gathering to Emmonak on Saturday, April 28th!
YKHC’s Diabetes Prevention and Control Dept. is extending the deadline for communities to apply for Community Activity grants and Garden Awards to April 27, 2012.
Check out Diana Campbell’s article about YKHC’s physician assistant Teresa Flores.
The State of Alaska WIC Office recognized YKHC’s WIC Department for having a sustained caseload increase for FY11 & FY12.
Across the board, Alaska has one of the highest per capita alcohol consumption rates in the nation and the widespread presence of alcohol dependence and alcohol abuse, at 14 percent, is twice the national average of seven percent.
You’re looking at YKHC’s brand new website. Please take a few minutes to browse around. We’re still under construction in some areas, so bear with us as we “fill in the blanks.” We welcome your feedback, and this new site gives you the opportunity to comment directly on news stories and announcements.
YKHC’s Human Resources and Area Health Education Center (AHEC) will be at the YK Delta Job and Career Fair on Friday, March 23, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Cultural Center in Bethel. the Career Fair is open to anyone looking for a job, training, information, etc. Find out more about working for YKHC and other employment opportunities in the YK region.