Emergency Care

  If you are having a behavioral health crisis such as thoughts of suicide, immediately go to your closest hospital emergency room  or call the  statewide hotline 1-877-266-4357.  All Alaska hospital emergency departments are prepared to assist and connect you with behavioral  health services that would be most beneficial for you.  As you know, in Alaska you may be in a location where access to hospitals/phones are not available, please reach out to your local clinic, a friend, or family member to get connected to emergency care.

Providence Hospital/Psychiatric emergency: 907-212-2800  or Crisis Line:   907-563-3200

 Alaska Psychiatric Institute in Anchorage: 907-269-7800

     If you are a veteran and having thoughts of harming yourself, 1-800-273-TALK (8255) is the national hotline specifically designated for you. If you are a family member or concerned friend of a veteran, please feel free to call this number for assistance as well. 

Alcoholics Anonymous – Alaska

12-step Support Group Targeted to individuals interested in quitting drinking


American Psychiatric Association


Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance


NAMI statewide (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

Education, Support, Advocacy

277.1300 or (800) 478-4462144

W. 15th Avenue, Anchorage, AK


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services  Administration (SAMHSA)


Mental Health America