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"This time, with a PAD, I did not receive any treatments that I did not want. They were very respectful.  I really felt like the hospital took better care of me because I had my PAD. In fact, I think it's the best care that I've ever received."

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Alaska Mental Health Resources

Alaska Health Care Decisions Act statute link
Note: Once you follow the link, you will need to scroll down to Chapter 13.52 to see the act

Alaska Health Care Decisions Act as a pdfPDF

Alaska Advance Health Care Directive form PDF 

Although Alaska does not currently have a specific statute for a psychiatric advance directive, you can learn more about general advance directives for health care in Alaska at the Caring Connections website.

Alaska Mental Health Resources - Find helpful information at this website provided by the National Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

If you know of any relevant current legislation, pending legislation, or general issues of interest relating to psychiatric advance directives in your state, click here to contact us.