When the Holidays are Hard
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The holidays are meant to be a season of thanks, feeling joyous and spending time with loved ones. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case
- Dec 7, 2022
A Deeper Look at the Teaching-Family Model
Juneau Youth Services uses the internationally-recognized Teaching-Family Model as its caregiving philosophy.
- Aug 19, 2022
As of mid-July, there is a new dial code for anyone experiencing any kind of emotional distress, including suicidal thoughts and more...
- Aug 19, 2022
SUICIDE PREVENTION AWARENESS MONTH
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and it’s an issue that needs support now more than ever. Alaska’s saddening suicide
- Apr 29, 2022
Mental Health Awareness Month
Your feelings, whatever they may be, are valid. It’s important to recognize and accept emotions, while also understanding when it’s time...
- Apr 29, 2022
You Deserve Peace - Ways to Cope
Just because life has thrown some challenges your way doesn’t mean you have to let them get you down. With the right coping strategy, you...
- Feb 4, 2022
Come Work With Us At JYS
If you’re looking for something more of your life and career, come work with us at Juneau Youth Services. The job could change your life.
- Feb 2, 2022
Nonprofits Rely on Pick.Click.Give.
Every year as Alaskans eagerly apply for their Permanent Fund Dividend online, they’re given the opportunity to Pick.Click.Give.
- Dec 30, 2021
JYS Outpatient Programs: How They Support the Community
When it comes to case management, Clough works with JYS clients- cooperatively with kids and their families- to support struggling youth.
- Jul 31, 2021
Everything You Need to Know about Emotional Behavior Disorder and Teens
Your teen has been acting out a lot lately. They’re defying authority and are angry and arguing with you quite a bit. You’re not really sure
- Jun 14, 2021
5 Helpful Ways to Talk to Your Teen about Drug Use
Whether drug use is already suspected or seems as unlikely as ever for your teen, talking to them about drugs will lay the groundwork...
- Apr 30, 2021
More Alaska Youth are Visiting the ER for Mental and Behavioral Health Problems Post-Pandemic
or some of Alaska’s young people, the stress, isolation, economics and household dynamics are leading to mental and behavioral health crises
- Apr 28, 2021
3 Facts about Prescription Drug Abuse in Teens
Educating yourself is the first step, which is why we’re sharing three facts about prescription drug abuse in young people.
- Apr 23, 2021
5 Reasons Teens Benefit from Group Therapy
Group therapy provides a safe and supportive environment for participants to vocalize their feelings. During group therapy, a mental health
- Mar 17, 2021
4 Tips for Teen Suicide Prevention
Sadly, there’s a real stigma around suicide, especially teen suicide, and it can feel like a topic that shouldn’t be talked about.
- Dec 30, 2020
5 Factors that Cause Teen Depression (and how you can help)
Teenage depression isn’t a phase, it’s a serious struggle that needs to be addressed. Here are some of the leading causes of depression in t
- Dec 19, 2020
7 Signs of Teenage Mental Illness
If you’re worried about your teenager’s moods and behavior, you’re not alone. Many parents worry about the mental health of their children.
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