If you are in an emergency situation, call 911 or your local authorities.
Reaching out can be difficult, but it’s a crucial step toward health and wellness.
Here are a few Alaska-based resources:
Careline is free and confidential and provides help if you are in crisis, you are a survivor (of an attempt, or if you lost someone to suicide), you are grieving, you are concerned about someone, you are feeling down and need someone to talk to.
Call anytime, toll-free 1-877-266-4357 (HELP)
or text ‘4help’ to 839863 3-11 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday Alaska time
Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (ANDVSA)
ANDVSA provides a list of resources based on your location in Alaska. Services include crisis hotlines, shelters, response teams, and so much more.
Identity, Inc. Helpline
The Helpline is staffed by trained and caring volunteers and provides you with information on resources, referrals for assistance, and a sympathetic ear.
6 – 11 p.m., 7 days a week
907-258-4777 – in Anchorage
888-901-9876 – toll-free outside Anchorage
Here are a few nation-wide resources:
Love is Respect
Love is Respect advocates are available 24/7 to offer support, education, and advocacy to teens and young adults (as well as friends and family) with questions or concerns about dating and relationships.
- Text ‘LOVEIS’ to 1-866-331-9474
- Call 1-866-331-9474 | 800-787-3224 (TTY)
- Chat live
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.
Trained counselors are support you 24/7. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call the TrevorLifeline now at 1-866-488-7386.
National Human Trafficking Hotline
Call the National Human Trafficking Hotline toll-free hotline, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-888-373-7888 to speak with a specially trained Anti-Trafficking Hotline Advocate. Support is provided in more than 200 languages.
Callers can dial 711 to access the Hotline using TTY.
You can also email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To report a potential human trafficking situation, call the hotline at 1-888-373-7888, or submit a tip online here.
All communication with the hotline is strictly confidential.