Crisis Intervention Services

IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING A LIFE-THREATENING EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL 911 or go immediately to your local emergency room.

Anchorage

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please call Providence Hospital Psychiatric Emergency Department at (907) 563-3200.   

AKBH works closely with Providence to coordinate care for current clients seen at Providence. Individuals may also receive same-day crisis services at 4020 Folker Street during business hours (Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm).

Fairbanks

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please call 1-888-371-1309.

AKBH mental health professionals answer the 24/7 mental health crisis line for Fairbanks and the surrounding communities. Staff will assess the situation, engage in safety planning, link the caller to AKBH programs, and, as needed, will provide referrals to local resources.

We also accept crisis walk-ins at our clinic at 1423 Peger Road, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. 

State/National Hotlines

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, you may also call the state and national hotlines listed below.

Fairbanks Mobile Crisis Team

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This team is comprised of mental health professionals and peer support specialists who assess individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. Help is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week anywhere someone needs help, including at school, home, work, or any other community-based setting. Services include triage and screening; assessment; de-escalation/resolution; peer support; coordination with medical and behavioral health services; collaboration with families and natural supports, information and referrals; and crisis planning and follow-up. The mobile crisis team will address recovery needs and will provide trauma-informed care with a specific focus on suicide prevention.

Learn more about mobile crisis services.