Call 988 from any phone in the United States to get connected to local mental health resources.
If you are experiencing a life threatening emergency, please call 911 or go immediately to your local emergency room.
In Fairbanks, reach our Mobile Crisis Team 24/7 by calling 911 and requesting help from the mobile crisis team for a behavioral health crisis.
In Fairbanks, Mobile Outreach for Children and Families (Mobile Outreach) is available 7 days a week, 8am – 8pm, to individuals 18 years and younger in the Fairbanks North Star Borough who are in an active state of crisis. Call 907-371-1359.
Individuals may receive same-day crisis services at any of our clinics, Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm.
If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, you may also call the state and national hotlines listed below.
- Dial 988 to get connected to local mental health resources, 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, 365 days/year.
- Alaska Careline Crisis Intervention Line 1-877-266-4357
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255
Fairbanks Mobile Crisis Team
The Mobile Crisis Team is dispatched by the 911 dispatch center in Fairbanks.
The Fairbanks Mobile Crisis team is comprised of mental health professionals and peer support specialists who assess individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. Help is available in the Fairbanks area 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. The Mobile Crisis Team is dispatched by the 911 dispatch center in Fairbanks.
Learn more about mobile crisis services.
Fairbanks Mobile Outreach for Children and Families (Mobile Outreach)
Fairbanks Mobile Outreach for Children and Families (Mobile Outreach)is a low-barrier-to-access, rapid response, community-based service that aims to address the serious mental and behavioral health needs of families and children who are in crisis, in real time. Learn more.