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A survey shows that many domestic violence and sexual assault organizations in Alaska have experienced an increase in hotline calls as people have had to remain at home amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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This episode of "Happy, Healthy Unalaska" brought together community behavioral health professionals and domestic violence advocates. They discussed the impact that social distancing and quarantining can have on our mental health and the safety of our homes. 

"Happy Healthy Unalaska" is a radio discussion program that is produced by Unalaskans Against Sexual Assault and Family Violence and KUCB Radio.  

Girls On The Run Plans 'Jolly Jubilee' Celebratory 5K

Nov 21, 2019
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Girls on the Run was brought back to Unalaska this fall by Unalaskans Against Sexual Assault and Family Violence.  Girls on the Run is a 10-week comprehensive program that inspires girls to reach their limitless potential.  15 participants and their families and friends will celebrate their hard work and dedication by completing a 5K fun run/walk.  This event will take place alongside the PCR’s annual St. Jude Santa Fun Run on Saturday, December 7. Check in begins at 2:30 p.m.

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When Gov. Mike Dunleavy vetoed almost $400 million from the state budget in June, Unalaska stood to lose about $1.34 million in funding for local organizations including the city, school district, and clinic.

Note: APIA's behavioral health staff is in Unalaska to support grieving students, families, and community members. This weekend, you can reach providers by calling 359-2743. They're available over the phone, or they'll provide information on how you can make a face-to-face appointment. You can also find more information here

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