Behavioral Health


NTC Behavioral Health Mission Statement

The Ninilchik Traditional Council Behavioral Health Program’s mission is to provide the highest quality of care in meeting the client’s self-determined goals for treatment, by providing integrated mental health and substance abuse treatment in a supportive, compassionate, culturally competent, and strengths-focused treatment setting.



NTC Behavioral Health is open to everyone. We are a State of Alaska certified Alcohol Safety Action Program (ASAP) provider and offer ASAP assessments, outpatient treatment, and the State of Alaska Alcohol Drug Information School (ADIS). NTC Behavioral Health is nationally accredited with the Commission of Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

* Sliding Fee Scale Discount is available to eligible recipients.


About the Behavioral Health Program Staff

Christine Prokop, Behavioral Health Services Manager, is a Licensed Professional Counselor.  She earned her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Capella University, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  She grew up in Minnesota, but now considers Alaska her home.  Prior to starting at NTC, she worked at the King Cove Community Health Clinic as a clinician.  Christine has worked in the behavioral health field for the past 15 years.  Her experience includes working with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, mental illness, co- occurring disorders, substance abuse issues, and trauma.  She is also passionate about working with those experiencing body image issues and eating disorders.  She provides treatment to adults and children in the Ninilchik Tribal area as well as maintains and implements the Behavioral Health Services Program as a whole.  Christine enjoys traveling and spending time with her two cats and her yellow lab.





Maureen McCombs
Behavioral Health Aide


Behavioral Health Aide Maureen Todd grew up in Ninilchik and attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks where she earned her Master in Business Administration (MBA) and where she also met her husband. She moved back to Ninilchik to be near her family and to give back to the community she calls home. Maureen joined the Behavioral Health Program in August 2013, and she coordinates youth outreach programs with community stakeholders, completes grant preparations, meets with clients, and performs case management duties. Maureen enjoys photography and the outdoors.





More Behavioral Health Department Info.

Services – Strategic Plan



The Behavioral Health Program is located in the Ninilchik Community Outreach office (formerly the Clinic-Annex). For more information or to schedule an appointment please call 907-567-3370 extension 3.

Patient Grievance Procedure

If you have a grievance please mail to

If you are experiencing an emergency please call 911.