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South Peninsula Behavioral Health Services partners with individuals, families, and communities to enhance their health, productivity, and social engagement by offering compassionate and evidence-based services in the areas of developmental disabilities, mental health, substance abuse and co-occurring disorders.


Same-Day Access Update

Mar 28, 2016 09:11 am

South Peninsula Behavioral Health Services has Exceptional Access! In 2013 SPBHS initiated a Same-Day Access system for people seeking non-emergent behavioral health services. We felt accomplishment when at the end of that year we were able to accommodate 67% of all adults who came for services with a behavioral health assessment on the same day they […]


NEW!!! Donate to SPBHS while you shop at Amazon.com

Dec 29, 2014 10:48 am

Amazon.com has a donation program called Amazon Smile, where Amazon will donate .5% of the purchase price to a not for profit of your choice.  Purchases that you make on Amazon.com generally qualify for a matching donation,  and the prices aren’t any different, so the shopping experience is the same as you are used to. […]


New Entry Project Finished

Jul 01, 2014 03:38 pm

  Have you noticed the changes to the main building on Ben Walters Lane lately? Following the painting of the outside of the  building, Carla Meitler, Chief Financial Officer and manager of SPBHS facilities, has been working with contractors on the re-design and update of the entryway.  Stop by and see how good it looks! […]



Jun 06, 2014 02:35 pm

CONGRATULATIONS EVERYONE! Dave Branding, our CEO, recently announced that we received a three-year accreditation award from CARF! This is the highest level of accreditation awarded and is a real compliment to everyone, especially the people and teams who championed our preparation for each of the sections of standards – thank you all so much! CARF […]


CARF Survey April 23-25

Mar 26, 2014 03:42 pm

CARF surveyors will be at SPBHS April 23-25! Please welcome them as SPBHS has been working towards this opportunity to become CARF accredited. CARF is an accreditation process that demonstrates that a provider has met standards for the quality of its services. The surveyors will be consulting with staff members and interviewing people who use […]


SPBHS Youth Program Gets Own Space

Mar 17, 2014 11:03 am

South Peninsula Behavioral Health Services’ Child and Family Services Director Margarete Wisner and Lisa Pitta, lead case manager, review renovations to the program’s new space on Lakeside Drive. “We’ve transformed the old PRIDE building into a new facility to serve the youth in our community,” said Dave Branding, SPBHS’s chief executive officer. “It’s an opportunity […]


Our CEO, Dave Branding Elected to ABHA Executive Committee

Jan 13, 2014 04:42 pm

Dr. David G. Branding, Chief Executive Officer of South Peninsula Behavioral Health Services has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Alaska Behavioral Health Association (ABHA) representing Alaska’s public behavioral health providers statewide. Branding was selected to serve on the nine-member board at the Association’s annual membership meeting in November. Under the leadership of […]