Norton Sound Health Corporation Behavioral Health Services - Nome AK 99762

Norton Sound Health Corporation (NSHC) is a tribally owned and operated independent not-for profit health care organization founded in 1970 to meet the health care needs of the Inupiat Siberian Yup’ik and Yu’pik people of the Bering Strait region. NSHC is governed by a 24-member board of directors who represent all communities and areas of the Bering Strait region a 44000 square-mile section of northwestern Alaska. Norton Sound Health Corporation puts the patient first. This principle applies equally at the new Norton Sound Regional Hospital and at the 15 village clinics managed by NSHC. Every day NSHC’s approximately 500 employees – about 72% of them Alaska Native – demonstrate their commitment to our mission: providing quality health services and promoting wellness within our people and environment. Ambitious work lies ahead for Norton Sound Health Corporation. The top priority in our 2013 legislative agenda is to obtain full funding for the Sobering and Wellness Center a vitally important project to help people free themselves of addiction and substance abuse. Our partners in this initiative include the Denali Commission Foraker Group and the Rasmuson Foundation.

Treatment Services Provided

Outpatient Drug Rehab
Outpatient Mental Health Facility

Payment Options

Cash or Self-Payment
Medicaid
Medicare
State Financed Health Insurance Plan Other Than Medicaid
Private Health Insurance
Military Insurance (e.g. Tricare)
State Mental Health Agency Funds
State Corrections Or Juvenile Justice Funds
Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income and Other Factors)

Treatment Approaches Offered

Individual Psychotherapy
Couple/family Therapy
Group Therapy
Cognitive/behavior Therapy
Dual Diagnosis Drug Rehab
Trauma Therapy
Telemedicine Therapy

Special Addiction Treatment Services Offered

Case management
Court-ordered outpatient treatment
Family psychoeducation
Integrated primary care service
IHS/Tribal/Urban (ITU) funds
Psychosocial rehabilitation services
Suicide prevention services
Screening for tobacco use

Age Groups Allowed

Children/Adolescents
Young Adults
Adults
Seniors (65 Or Older)

A tribally owned and operated independent not-for-profit organization committed to providing the ...
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