President’s Update for May 24, 2013

In this edition...

Haa Toowóo Náakw Hít (SEARHC’s Mental Health Program)

Haa Toowóo Náakw Hít (SEARHC’s Mental Health Program) has expanded its services by adding the chemical dependency TX expertise of Alaska Native Harry Bradley who is a State Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor II. He brings with him over 16 years experience in the treatment of substance abuse disorders in Southeast Alaska. Mr. Bradley will be providing adult and adolescent screening, assessments, referrals and interventions through family, group and individual counseling on an outpatient basis in a culturally responsive setting to those experiencing substance abuse/dependence problems. Other services that Mr. Bradley will be providing will include Community Outreach events, Recovery Oriented Drug Educational groups for adults and adolescents as well as stepping into the role as the the drug and alcohol liaison between the Mt. Edgecumbe High School and the Haa Toowóo Náakw Hít program.

Please join me in welcoming Stewart Pook

Please join me in welcoming Stewart Pook as SEARHC's new Program Manager at Haa Toowóo Náakw Hít Mental Health Clinic after having served as the program manager for the Gunaanastí Bill Brady Healing Center and Déilee Hít Safe Harbor House Treatment centers which were located in Sitka, Alaska. These programs were part of the SEARHC Behavioral Health Division and offered culturally based comprehensivesubstance dependence services for Alaska Natives and Native Americans.

3rd Annual Every Mile Is Worth It Race!

3rd Annual Every Mile Is Worth It Race! Date: June 1, 2013. Registration begins at 9:00 AM. Race Start Time: 9:30 AM. Location: Sandy Beach-Juneau Douglas. Course Description: Runners: 5K – “Maze” Style Course! Walkers: Option of 1-3 Mile Walk around field! “Every Mile Is Worth It!” running hats will be given away to the first 100 participants on race day, and prizes donated by local business’ in Juneau will be raffled off after the race. All proceeds from   this race will benefit the SEARHC Southeast Alaska Youth Ambassador Program. To Pre-register Contact: Megan Gregory or Edy Rodewald. Email: or, or call (907)364-4452.

Charles Clement
Charles Clement President/CEO
3100 Channel Drive, Ste. 300
Juneau, AK 99801
(907) 463-4000

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