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Resources

  

Abused Women Aid in Crisis 

http://www.awaic.org/

If you are an abused female and you need assistance getting out of your situation this is a great agency to call in Anchorage, AK.


Access Alaska 

http://www.accessalaska.org/

People want the freedom to make decisions about their health, independence and lifestyles. Disability and age should not limit that freedom. We help Alaskans find information and access resources, advocate for change, secure funding, training and services to lead the most independent, inclusive, productive, and satisfying lives possible.


American Disability Association 

http://www.ada.gov/ 

This is a great place to learn about your rights!


Anxiety Disorders Association of America 

http://www.adaa.org/understanding-anxiety/depression

Understanding the facts of anxiety disorders and depression is the first step.


Disability Law Center of Alaska 

http://www.dlcak.org/

It is great to know your rights. If you have questions on your rights this is a great resource! The have a good document on here called Your Mental Health Rights in Alaska. Check it out!


Equal Rights Commission 

http://www.muni.org/departments/aerc/pages/default.aspx

If you have been discriminated against because of your disability, this is one of the agencies to contact in Anchorage, AK


Food Bank of Alaska 

http://www.foodbankofalaska.org/

Food Bank of Alaska believes that no one deserves to be hungry. 


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 

http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ Call us1-800-273-TALK (8255)

No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. By calling us you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.


National Alliance on Mental Illness 

http://www.nami.org/

A mental illness is a medical condition that disrupts a person's thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others and daily functioning. Just as diabetes is a disorder of the pancreas, mental illnesses are medical conditions that often result in a diminished capacity for coping with the ordinary demands of life.


 Pinnacle Canine Services LLC

https://www.facebook.com/pinnaclecanineservices

Offering Alaskans one-on-one professional service dog training and pet obedience. Specializing in mobility, psychiatric, and diabetic alert dogs. Ashley has her degree in Canine Studies from Bergin University.


PTSD Association 

http://www.ptsdassociation.com/about-ptsd.php

Historically, PTSD has been associated with military personnel and their reactions to traumatic experiences involving combat and warfare situations. More recently, PTSD has been linked to traumatic situations encountered by everyday individuals. The trauma can be triggered by large-scale ordeals, like terrorism attacks or devastating natural disasters, or highly personal events like a single-car accident, losing a job or business, divorce, failing to achieve a goal, loss of a loved one, seeing or hearing of a death, personal injury, childhood trauma or any other life-altering experience.


State of Alaska Commission for Human Rights

https://humanrights.alaska.gov/

The Alaska State Commission for Human Rights is the state agency that enforces the Alaska Human Rights Law, AS 18.80. The Commission consists of seven commissioners appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Legislature. The Commission employs a staff and maintains an office in Anchorage. The Commission has statewide powers, and accepts and investigates complaints from individuals across all regions of the state.


The Good Dog

http://www.thegooddogak.com

The Good Dog’s goal is to assist clients to develop the skills required to modify problem behaviors by altering their environment as is required for long term success, and to fill the behaviors niche with positive alternatives. Ellis has a B.S. Canine Studies with an emphasis in Behavior from Bergin University.