Youth

NOTE: This is meant to be a comprehensive list of agencies that provide mental health services in Juneau, not an endorsement from the Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition. This page provides information on various community agencies providing mental health services in Juneau. The vast majority will bill your insurance agency and a select few will bill Medicaid or Denali Kid Care. The agencies are listed by the population they serve and then in alphabetical order.

Child and Family Service – A Division of Catholic Community Service

S.A.F.E. Child Advocacy Center – is designed to be a safe, culturally sensitive, child-friendly environment where children and non-offending parents are interviewed and receive services in cases of sexual and physical abuse.

Location: 1803 Glacier Highway, Juneau AK 99801
Contact: 907-463-6157
For the most current information, visit their website at: https://www.ccsjuneau.org/safe-child-advocacy-center.html
(Updated 08/19)

Teen Health Center

Description: Juneau Teen Health Center offers comprehensive health services at the three Juneau high schools – Juneau-Douglas High School (JDHS), Thunder Mountain High School (TMHS) and Yaakoosge Daakahidi High School (YDHS). The Health Center is staffed by Mental Health Counselors, Nurse Practitioners, Public Health Nurses, and Nutritionists.

All services are free and confidential and include:

  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Physicals
  • Diagnosis and treatment of illness
  • Immunizations
  • Reproductive health care
  • Medical check-ups
  • Nutrition assessment and counseling

Juneau Teen Health Center is supported through the contributions and collaboration of six local agencies: SEARHC, Juneau School District, Juneau Public Health Center, Juneau Youth Services, AWARE, and the City and Borough of Juneau.
Location: Juneau Douglas High School – Room 124, Thunder Mountain High School – Room E214 and Yakoosge Dakaahidi High School – Room 206
Email: beth.leban@juneauschools.org
Contact: (907) 523-1634
For the most current information, visit their website at: www.juneauteenhealthcenter@weebly.com
(Updated 05/19)

University of Alaska Southeast Counseling Services

Location: UAS Campus – Mourant Building 115, 111120 Glacier Hwy., Juneau, AK 99801
Phone: (907) 796-6000
Email: mwthomson@uas.alaska.edu 
Serves: Students registered for a UAS class.
(Updated 01/16)

Juneau Youth Services

Description: Juneau Youth Services began operations in 1961. They provide a full array of emergency, assessment/out-patient, school-based and residential services for children and youth ages 3 through 21, who have mental health and/or substance use issues. A summary of their services is provided below:

Cornerstone Emergency and Transition Services

  • Cornerstone Shelter (789-7654)
    • Overnight shelter for youth ages 10 to 19 who need a time out or safe place to stay.
    • Skill development and therapy services.
  • Transitional Living Program (523-6688)
    • Transitional living apartments for youth ages 16 to 21.
    • Skill development and therapy.

Assessment and Outpatient Programs (789-4733)

  • Assessment Center Services
    • Comprehensive assessments addressing mental health and substance abuse.
    • Psychiatric assessments and medication management.
  • Substance Use Program
    • Outpatient counseling services for youth with alcohol and drug use problems
  • Family Outpatient Program
    • Individual and family therapy for youth with mental health concerns.

School-based Services

  • In-class support as well as before/after-school skill development and therapy services.
  • Services available in most elementary and middle schools.
  • Walk-in counseling available to high school students through the Teen Health Center.

Long-term Residential Programs

  • Montana Creek
    • 15 bed program for boys ages 12 to 18 with behavioral and/or substance use problems.
  • Lighthouse
    • 15 bed program for girls ages 12 to 18 with behavioral and/or substance use problems.
Location: Administration Building at 2075 Jordan Avenue (next to Lyle’s Furniture)
Contact: (907) 789-7610
For the most current information, visit their website at: www.jys.org (Updated 6/19)

National Alliance On Mental Illness (NAMI) -Juneau (All Ages)

Description: NAMI Juneau is a grassroots mental health organization providing classes and ongoing support groups to help inform, empower, and support individuals experiencing a mental health condition and their loved ones.

Multi-session classes, community forums, support group meetings, and referrals to mental health services & supports are offered free of charge. NAMI Juneau staff and volunteers are available for presentations including mental health literacy presentations for youth ages 14+. 

Location: 9000 Glacier Highway, Suite 201, Juneau, AK
Address: 9000 Glacier Highway, Suite 201, Juneau, AK
Email: NAMIJuneau@gmail.com 
Contact: Crystal Bourland, Executive Director
Phone: (907) 463-4251
Fax: (907) 500-9914
For the most current information, visit their website at: www.namijuneau.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/namijuneaualaska/ 

(Updated 8/19)