TRUST RELEASES UPDATED REPORTS ON THE COSTS OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL MISUSE IN ALASKA

Anchorage, Alaska, (January 24, 2020) The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority (Trust) has released updated studies that examine the cost of substance misuse in Alaska. The Trust contracted with McDowell Group to prepare the two studies: The Economic Costs of Alcohol Misuse in Alaska, and The Economic Costs of Substance Misuse in Alaska. Both reports are now available on the …

Best Interest Decision Affirmed – Negotiated Land Sale – Goose Bay – MHT 9200731

Action: Adopt the Best Interest Decision dated December 2, 2019 regarding the above referenced disposal as final, without modification. This decision document, combined with the Best Interest Decision dated December 2, 2019, constitutes the final decision on this matter, in accordance with 11 AAC 99.040. Notice under 11 AAC 99.050: The Trust Land Office published the public notice of the …

TRUST, WORKS WITH DHSS, COMMUNITY PARTNERS TO IMPROVE ALASKA’S PSYCHIATRIC CRISIS CONTINUUM OF CARE

The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and other partners have been evaluating the existing crisis system of care, and working to identify models which can demonstrate improved outcomes for those in mental health crisis. Not unique to Alaska, we rely heavily upon public safety officials/first responders and hospital emergency rooms as a primary …