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Alaska Center for Rural Health (ACRH)

ACRH was created in 1987 by rural health care providers, educators, and administrators. Their aim was to improve the distribution, supply, quantity, and efficiency of health care personnel serving rural Alaskans.

Alaska Native Elders National Resource Center
This web site is designed to provide technical information to promote culturally sensitive and functionally appropriate services to maintain the social well-being of Alaska Natives.

Department of Health Sciences (UAA)
The Department offers two degree program: the BS in Health Sciences Physician Assistant Track and the MPH in Public Health Practice.

Other Links

Alaska Health Careers
This site offers three ways to view health careers: 1) Match your preferences to choose a health career in Career Education; 2) Look for the next step to advancement in Career Paths; and 3) Compare programs within a specialty at Career Preparation.

Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority 
The Trust is "dedicated to assisting those who experience mental bene.gif (50172 bytes) illness; mental retardation or similar disabilities; chronic alcoholism with psychosis; or Alzheimer's disease or related dementia."

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism 
"The NIAAA supports and conducts biomedical and behavioral research on the causes, consequences, treatment, and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems."

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
"NIDA supports over 85 percent of the world's research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction."

NIDA Notes Index 
Newsletter of the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)

SAMHSA's National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information