Line One: Mental health resources in rural Alaska

Mental health challenges are on the rise for many Alaskans, and resources in rural Alaska remain difficult to access. Prentiss Pemberton speaks to John Solomon about his journey from a rock band and substance misuse to working for a tribal health organization in the Northwest Arctic borough and connecting communities with vital health services.

Listen:

HOST: Prentiss Pemberton

GUESTS:

  • John Solomon, director of Behavioral Health for Maniilaq Association

LINKS/RESOURCES:

Behavioral Health Resources — Maniilaq Association

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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, June 1, 2022, at 10 a.m. AKDT
REPEAT BROADCAST: Wednesday, June 1, 2022, 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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