If in Crisis

Experiencing an Emergency, threat of Suicide, Violence or Self-Harm? CALL 911

Tell the dispatcher the situation involves Mental Illness.
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. If you are within the city limits of Fairbanks, a Mobile Crisis Response Team may be dispatched to your location. A Mobile Crisis Response Team consists of a licensed counselor and a peer support specialist.

Crisis Response Agencies

24 Hour Crisis Hotline 
Calls answered by mental health professionals who will assess the situation, engage in safety planning and link the caller to local resources.
Available 24/7/365

Alaska State Troopers 

Careline Alaska
Alaska’s suicide prevention and someone to talk to line.
Available 24/7/365

Careline Alaska via Text
text 4HELP to 839863
Available 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM Tuesday – Saturday

Fairbanks Police Department 

NAMI National Crisis Text Line
text NAMI to 741741
Connect with a trained crisis counselor and receive crisis support.
Available 24/7/365

National Domestic Violence Hotline 
For victims of domestic violence. Available 24/7/365.

National Sexual Assault Hotline
For victims of sexual assault and abuse. Available 24/7/365.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.
Available 24/7/365

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

text START to 678678
For LGBTQIA+ young people. Available 24/7/365.

Veterans Crisis Line
1-800-273-8255  Press “1”
For veterans, service members, National Guard and Reserve, and their family members and friends. Available 24/7/365.