Cordova Family Resource Center and B.I.O.N.I.C. Youth, with Recover Alaska, hosted a film screening of “The Anonymous People” on Friday, May 25, 2018. The film, followed by discussion, intended to reduce stigma around addiction and recovery, and highlight broad social and health consequences of alcohol misuse. Read more here.
If you pay attention to the comings and goings of lawmakers on any level, eventually something will come along that will make you slap your head in wonder. When Senate Bill 76 — a carefully-crafted piece of legislation that amended Alaska’s alcohol laws for the first time in decades — died last week, it was […]
Senate Bill 76, was written by Soldotna Republican Sen. Peter Micciche to balance the competing interests of the groups involved in the discussions: owners of bars, breweries, distilleries and stores that sell alcohol for profit, along with government and nonprofit entities that contend with Alaska’s widespread social problems caused by drinking. But in the final weeks of […]
The Fairbanks Sobering Center has officially been open for several months now following their soft opening in November. The goal of the center is to provide a warm, safe space for intoxicated individuals to sober up and be connected with helpful resources. Shirley Lee, an employee at the Tanana Chief’s Conference who helps run the […]