FCMHS Granted an Extended Contract

FAIRBANKS- The state has extended a contract with Fairbanks Community Mental Health Services which will provide stability for the new organization. The Division of Behavioral Health granted a two–year contract extension to the company, which began serving Fairbanks in September 2013. The state agency's original plan would have allowed competing proposals for mental health services this summer. The organization was formed last year by Anchorage Community Mental Health Services. The new contract is effective through July 2016. The Regional Director, Jami Teets says, the state decision is a big success and will offer stablity to clients.