Crisis Services

National and Local Mental Health and Crisis Services

 Anchorage Police (EMERGENCY) - 911

Always dial 911 if there is threat of suicide or of violence or harm to self or others. Always explain that the situation involves mental illness and request a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) officer. CIT officers are trained in mental health de-escalation techniques to assist individuals affected by mental illness and their families.

Anchorage Police (Non-Emergency) - 311 or 907-786-8900

In case of non-emergency situations involving mental health, you can request a CIT officer for a welfare check. Explain the situation to the dispatcher and request a CIT officer. They will be sent whenever they are available.


Alaska State Troopers - 907-269-5511

Anchorage Department of Corrections - 907-334-2381


24 Hour Crisis Hotline - 907-563-3200

Available 24/7/365.


Careline Alaska - 1-877-266-4357

Available 24/7/365.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-8255

Available 24/7/365.


Veterans Crisis Line - 1-800-273-8255

For veterans, service members, National Guard and Reserve, and their family members and friends. Press “1.” Available 24/7/365.


Crisis Text Line - text NAMI to 741741

Available 24/7/365.


TrevorLifeline - 1-866-488-7386

For LGBTQIA+ young people. Available 24/7/365.


TrevorText - text START to 678678

For LGBTQIA+ young people. Available 24/7/365.


Careline Alaska via Text - text 4help to 839863

Available 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM Tuesday – Saturday.


Covenant House Alaska Helpline - 907-272-1255

For homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth. Available 24/7/365.


STAR (Standing Together Against Rape) Crisis Line - 1-800-478-8999

For victims of sexual assault and abuse. Available 24/7/365.


National Domestic Violence Hotline - 1-800-799-7233

For victims of domestic violence. Available 24/7/365.


National Sexual Assault Hotline - 1-800-656-4673

For victims of sexual assault and abuse. Available 24/7/365.


Anchorage Safety Patrol and Center - 907-343-4006

For persons that appear to be incapacitated by alcohol or drugs in a public place. 

Anchorage Municipality Mental Health Hospital Services

Providence Alaska Medical Center

3200 Providence Drive.

Psychiatric Emergency Department - 907-212-2800

Emergency room services to individuals in psychiatric and/or substance

abuse crisis including assessment, crisis intervention, medical care, and


Mental Health Unit - 907-212-3040

Comprehensive treatment program addressing a multiplicity of mental


Adolescent Residential Treatment Program - 907-212-2040

Long term treatment for adolescent girls who have psychiatric disorders.

Discovery Unit - 907-212-4843

Acute, inpatient program for adolescents who are in need of crisis

intervention, stabilization, and behavioral health treatment.


Providence Crisis Recovery Center - 907-563-5006

3760 Piper Street. Sub-acute, voluntary behavioral health facility providing crisis intervention and stabilization, psychiatric nursing and medication management, 24-hour support, etc.

Adult Program - 907-212-6240

Adolescent Program - 907-212-6299


Alaska Psychiatric Institute - 907-269-7100

3700 Piper Street. Provides emergency and court-ordered inpatient psychiatric services.


North Star Behavioral Health - 907-258-7575

2530 DeBarr Road. Youth and adult acute care, youth residential care.

Arctic Recovery Program - 907-433-7326

Intensive holistic treatment program dedicated to individuals 18 and older in need of detoxification and/or rehabilitation for substance abuse.


Chris Kyle Patriot’s Hospital - 907-258-7575

1650 Bragaw Street. Inpatient treatment program for first responders, military service members, veterans, and service member dependents 18 and older.


1057 W. Fireweed Lane Suite 206

Anchorage, AK 99503


toll free 844-907-1959

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