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Statewide suicide prevention week well-received

...where they can find the most help, whether that be the Emergency Room at Central Peninsula Hospital or the Alaska Psychiatric Institute. Peninsula Community Health Services also has a 24-hour crisis hotline for people to call, at 283-7511...
Family seeks answers in Alaska inmate's death

...Gordon said.That time, even though Mosley told police about the California warrant, he was taken to the Alaska Psychiatric Institute, where he resumed his medications, Gordon said.He was held on a temporary basis and released. He was then...
Psychiatric patients in Alaska need better rights interest? To an extent, the Alaska Supreme Court answered that question in "Myers vs state-run Alaska Psychiatric Institute." (2006) The danger to Alaska psychiatric patients comes about when a patient wants to file a legitimate complaint...
State to purchase Charter North hospital

...million. The Department of Health and Social Services plans to turn the facility into a new home for the Alaska Psychiatric Institute within the next two years. Health and Social Services commissioner Karen Perdue said the purchase of an existing...
Alleged kidnapper released on bail

...documents, Gherman's wife reported to troopers that her husband, who had recently been released from Alaska Psychiatric Institute, had been drinking and using methamphetamine since he returned home. Gherman had also accused his wife of being...
Anthrax threats inundating state and local officials

...Police were also contacted after a letter containing a packet of yellow and white powder was opened at the Alaska Psychiatric Institute on Monday. Employees sealed it and contacted authorities without reading the letter, said Randall Burns, chief...
Treatment center wins loan from AIDEA

...They had been run by a third Outside company. Magellan was planning to sell the hospital building to the Alaska Psychiatric Institute. But API now plans to build a new center near the current site by the University of Alaska Anchorage. ''We've...
State must do more for psychiatric patients

With great fanfare a new acute care state-run 74 bed psychiatric hospital opened its doors in 2005 - Alaska Psychiatric Institute. In less than 5 years, state-run API has up to 80 patients. There is a waiting list for psychiatric patients...
Fairbanks family mourns loss of woman, children slain by husband

...generous, loving family,'' Egan said. Raymond Wood has suffered from mental illness. He was committed to Alaska Psychiatric Institute after an incident in 1985 in which he broke into a home, forced motorists off an Anchorage road and got involved...
Troopers close Glenn Highway during manhunt

...around 1:15 a.m. when Palmer troopers attempted to serve a commitment order on Maness to take him to Alaska Psychiatric Institute. Maness was in a motor home outside his home when troopers arrived. As troopers approached Maness' residence...


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