Jamhi Mission:

 

 

"We help adults with mental illness live their own best lives"

 

 

 JAMHI provides the following services:


 Longterm Goals: 

  • Reduce bias and stigma toward the mentally ill through public education
  • Promote programs, policies, and practices which treat the mentally ill with respect & dignity
  • Encourage the provision of the most therapeutic and up to date medical treatment available
  • Reduce recidivism by actively encouraging early diagnosis, and intervention, and provide culturally appropriate treatment, and rehabilitation
  • Promote community supports and inpatient treatment close to ones own home
  • Promote, support, and participate in mental health planning, budgeting, and decision making
  • Promote and protect the rights of people with mental illness and their families
  • Provide information and education to persons who have a mental illness and their families  

 
Featured Topics
Addictions. Addiction is the repeated involvement with a substance or activity, despite the substantial harm it now causes, because that involvement was (and may continue to be) pleasurable and/or valuable. More...
Addictions: Alcohol and Substance Abuse. People who become addicted to alcohol/drugs are gradually introduced and desensitized to them over a period of time. More...
Anger Management. Anger is a basic and normal emotion, but one that can easily become destructive and lead to health and social problems. Explore information in this topic center on the nature of anger, and anger management therapy and techniques. More...
Anxiety Disorders. In this topic center you'll find information on the Anxiety Disorders, including phobia (social anxiety, agoraphobia, etc.), panic disorder, generalized anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and obsessive compulsive disorder. More...
Depression: Major Depression & Unipolar Varieties. This topic center is a comprehensive overview of the unipolar mood disorders with an emphasis on the causes of and treatments for depression. More...
Schizophrenia. A comprehensive overview of the nature and treatment of Schizophrenia, a brain disease associated with psychosis (hallucinations and delusions), and disorganized behavior. More...
Stress Reduction and Management. A comprehensive overview of how to reduce stress. We cover the nature of stress, and the many different methods people can use to reduce and manage their stress. More...

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CONTACT JAMHI

Clinic Hours
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday - Friday

 By Phone
(907) 463-3303
(855) 463-3303 - Toll Free

(907) 463-6846 - TTY

By Fax
(907) 463-6858

By Email
info@jamhi.org


By Mail
Juneau Alliance for Mental Health, Inc.
3406 Glacier Hwy.
Juneau, AK 99801


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