Trust Statement on API Management

In response to the Alaska Department of Health and Human Services announcement that the state will assume management of the Alaska Psychiatric Institute, Trust CEO Mike Abbott has made the following statement. The Trust appreciates the urgency the Department has shown in the last two months to address long standing problems at API.  We believe that the Department’s decision to bring …

Trust Year-End Audit Update

December 31, 2018 As our valued partners and grantees, we know that the fiscal and organizational health of the Trust is important to you and the beneficiaries we serve. Earlier this year we reached out to members of our community about the Legislative Audit and Budget Committee’s audit of the Mental Health Trust Authority. As we close out 2018, I …

BOARD OF TRUSTEES DIRECTS $4.8M FOR PROGRAM RELATED SERVICES

Anchorage, Alaska (November 15, 2018) – During their regular meeting on November 14, 2018, the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority board of trustees directed $4.8M in funds to program related services in Alaska. Trustees approved $1.1M to expand and improve the women’s mental health unit at Hiland Mountain Correctional Center and allocated an additional $3.7M for other program investments supporting …