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 
907-563-3200
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 
907-451-5100

Careline Alaska
1-877-266-4357
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 
907-456-6500

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 
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.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-8255
Confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.
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.
 

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.