Line One: Youth mental health and substance abuse in Alaska

The exterior of the ARCH building. (Photo via Volunteers of America - Alaska/Adolescent Residential Center for Help website)
The exterior of the ARCH building. (Photo via Volunteers of America – Alaska/Adolescent Residential Center for Help website)


With an estimated 75% of adult mental health problems developing before the age of 25, early and effective intervention is critical for a child’s future physical and emotional health. Volunteers of America Alaska works to fill in some of the resource gaps in Alaska.

Listen here:

HOST: Prentiss Pemberton

GUESTS:

  • Julia Lieu, Vice President of Treatment Services, Volunteers of America Alaska
  • Jackie Wallen, Program Manager of School-Based Services, Volunteers of America Alaska

PARTICIPATE:

Call 550-8433 (Anchorage) or 1-888-353-5752 (statewide) during the live broadcast (10–11 a.m.).

Send an email to lineone@alaskapublic.org before, during or after the live broadcast (e-mails may be read on air).

LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, at 10 a.m. AKDT
REPEAT BROADCAST: Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, at 8 p.m. AKDT

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Adelyn Baxter is Alaska Public Media's program producer. Reach her at abaxter@alaskapublic.org.

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