New ANTHC Liaison

Traveling to the Alaska Native Medical Center for care? There is someone at Maniilaq Association that can help answer your questions! ANTHC has a staff member to work with people in the Maniilaq region. ANTHC Regional Liaison can help answer your questions on:•Health services and appointments at ANMC •Travel and lodging arrangements in Anchorage •Information before, during or after your …

Tribal Doctor Program

The Maniilaq Tribal Doctor program is pleased to announce that their office is reopening. The Tribal Doctor office is located at the Maniilaq Health Center, across the hall from the ER entrance/exit, room #C19, and is available to see patients from 8:15am to 5pm, Monday-Friday except on Holidays observed by Maniilaq Association. To schedule an appointment, please call 907-442-7018.

Grief Counseling Extended Hours

Behavioral Health Service’s Individual Grief Counseling now has expanded hours! Grief support offers a non-judgmental space, coping skills, and education about grief. Available to anyone residing in the Maniilaq Service Area, Monday-Thursday 8:00am-5:30pm. Call or text at 907-531-4173. No paperwork. No commitment. All confidential. See our calendar for all dates: www.maniilaq.org/events

2024 Kobuk 440 Sponsorships

I really enjoy being able to engage in healthy cultural activities such as dog mushing, trapping, and subsistence hunting. I believe that it is very important, living in Kotzebue, to find outdoor activities that you can enjoy while embracing the uniqueness and beauty of the Northwest Arctic. It is also important to me to engage in performing a more formal …

Announcing our new CHAP Program Manager

Maniilaq Association is overjoyed to announce our new Maniilaq CHAP Program Manager, Mary Hingsbergen! Learn a little about Mary, in her own words: It’s an honor to have been selected as your new Maniilaq CHAP Program Manager, I look forward to working with you all beginning April 1, 2024. I started out my career with Maniilaq on February 4, 2008, …

Breast Cancer Survivor Retreat 2024

Are you a breast cancer survivor living in the Maniilaq Service Area interested in attending our Breast Cancer Survivor Retreat this July? Contact Dawn Richard, Lead Mammographer at Maniilaq Health Center, at 907-442-7222 or dawn.richard@maniilaq.org. Funding has been generously provided by Alaska Run for Women. Space is limited. Please get in touch by April 15 to express your interest!

Easter Coloring Contest

Maniilaq Outpatient Department (OPD) is having an Easter coloring contest! Download the coloring page below and return by Wednesday, March 27 at 5:00pm via email to desiree.strickland@maniilaq.org. Paper copies can also be picked up and turned in at the OPD desk at Maniilaq Health Center. Read the full contest rules and download the coloring page below.

Remembering Ashley Johnson-Barr

Ashley Johnson-Barr was known for her kind smile, love for playing outside, and favorite color: purple. Her disappearance on September 6, 2018, sent shockwaves throughout Northwest Alaska and beyond. Such a tragic event prompted conversations about one of the Iñupiat Ilitqusiat: Love for Children, and how we can all step up to protect some of our most valuable, and vulnerable, …

Family Crisis Center Manager gives public testimony on House Bill 234

“We are hopeful that this will start the healing for those families who have been long waiting. This change can possibly strengthen our communities’ relationship with law enforcement coming in and we understand that there is a lot more that goes into strengthening a relationship, but this is a start.” Last Tuesday, our Family Crisis Center Manager, Shylena Lie, publically …

Behavioral Health Resources in Pt. Hope

Maniilaq Association would like to extend its deepest condolences to the community of Pt. Hope. We are deeply saddened by the tragic incident that took place on Sunday night, and our thoughts and prayers are with the families, friends, and community members affected by this terrible event. We would like to express our utmost respect and gratitude for local efforts …